Overnight Awake Support Worker Indeed

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McMan Youth, Family and Community Services Association
January 19, 2023
Medicine Hat, Canada
Job Type
$20 per hour
  • Medicine Hat


McMan is looking for a Full-Time Overnight Awake Support Worker for the Permanent Supportive Housing Program in Medicine Hat.

What is Recovery Based Permanent Supportive Housing (PSH)?

PSH is a 24/7 support that works with some of the most vulnerable in our community to provide housing stability and improve quality of life. PSH believes that housing is a right and that everyone deserves a safe and stable home. The individuals working with PSH have complex needs and have a history of homelessness or housing instability. The program utilizes trauma informed, recovery oriented and person-centered approach to supporting individuals to stabilise their housing and connect to necessary supports identified through individualized service plans.

Here’s how you will contribute as a Support Worker within the Permanent Supportive Housing Program:

  • Support Workers will support up to 30 individuals in a congregate living facility, by assisting with activities of daily living.
  • Create and maintain positive relationships with the service participants as well as the community people seeking support.
  • Using your knowledge and experience, support in handling crisis situations within the buildings.
  • Offer in-suite support to each participant to help ensure their long-term housing stability.
  • Actively engaging with all service participants while on shift as time allows.
  • Deliver community events for the participants as planned, while on your shift.
  • Offer support to the Intensive Case Managers as requested. This may include phone calls, document signing as well as other tasks.
  • Efficient case noting and documentation is required.

This exciting position starts as soon as we find the right person! The shifts for this position are 8pm to 8am (awake), four nights on, four nights off.

Here’s what we have to offer:

  • Work-life balance.
  • A great team and ongoing paid training.
  • Rewarding work helping adult offenders in the City of Medicine Hat.
  • Hourly range: $20.00 per hour, with a shift premium of $3.00 per hour from 11pm to 7am.
  • Benefits: Extensive group benefits package, Pension, Employee and Family Assistance Program, time off allowances.

Here’s what you’ll need to get an interview:

  • Degree/Diploma in human services, criminal justice, or related field; a combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Understanding of Housing First philosophy, Permanent Supported Housing model, cognitive and physical disabilities, addictions, and mental health.
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders.
  • Experience with participant case coordination.
  • Experience working with multi-barriered individuals and diverse populations.
  • Demonstrate professionalism within all aspects of employment.
  • Attention to accuracy and detail.
  • Microsoft Office abilities (SharePoint, One Drive, Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.)
  • Current Standard First Aid CPR Level C Certificate.
  • Clear Intervention Record Check and Criminal Record Check with vulnerable sector dated within the past six months
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 Driver’s License, Driver’s Abstract, and use of reliable vehicle with $2M Third Party Liability insurance.

If you’re looking to make a difference, make it with McMan!

To apply please upload your cover letter and resume to Indeed before February 1, 2023.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $20.00 per hour


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Extended health care
  • Paid time off


  • 12 hour shift
  • Night shift

Application question(s):

  • Can you confirm that you have Class 5 Driver's License and that your 3-Year Driver's Abstract has less than 6 demerits?
  • What is your experience with Housing First Philosophy, Permanent Supported Housing model, cognitive and physical disabilities, addictions, and/or mental health?


  • Secondary School (preferred)


  • Standard First Aid Level C Certificate (preferred)

Work Location: One location

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