Position:  Residential Support Worker

Responsible to: Head Councillor 

Allotted Hours: Part-time (20 hours/week)

Effective: Immediately


Ministry Context

LIFE Recovery Association is a Christian not-for-profit society and a registered charity established to support women to overcome their substance addiction  The person called to this ministry must be in agreement with LIFE Recovery's confession of faith, mission, vision and core values and must have a passion for this ministry to disciple women.  The person must agree with our Code of Conduct/Ethics, Community Standards and live a life consistent with these.


Job Summary - primary focus

The residential support worker assist women in all areas of their daily lives as they go through the process of recovery from addiction.


Specific responsibilities

  • Participates in planning, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of program activities

  • Analyze and screen intake applications including urine tests, search bags, etc.

  • Support individual client recovery participation plans

  • Attend external community meetings or client appointments when necessary

  • Attend monthly staff meetings

  • Oversee & document client medication consumption including initialing the Medical Administrations Record

  • Refuelling and updating log books of vans

  • Log all incidents using the appropriate forms in a timely manner

  • Conduct random room checks

  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Experience 

  • 20 hours of continued education which includes addiction and trauma training completed by December 2020

  • First aid,

  • Food safe,

  • Valid drivers license

  • CPR

  • Naloxone training

Please send a Statement of Faith, Cover Letter and Resume to admin@liferecovery.ca 

We appreciate your interest in LIFE Recovery, however only suitable applicants will be contacted.