PERMANENT/ FULL TIME: TRANSITIONAL JOB DECRIPTION – The NCN Women’s Shelter is in the process of restructuring and reorganizing. Final job description will be prepared as part of this review and renewal initiative.

Employer: NCN Women’s Shelter
Position: Support Care Worker
Deadline: Monday, November 29, 2021
Start Date: ASAP
Wage Range: Negotiable
Ref #: NCN 2021-11-17-001


Reporting to the Executive Director of the NCN Women’s Shelter, the Support Care Worker provides a variety of client support functions that support, create and enhance a welcoming, safe and positive environment for residents, clients and guests who come to the NCN Women’s Shelter. All Support Care Workers understand and are able to support the principles of a safe environment for women and children impacted by domestic violence. The functions include reception and light word processing, practical help for residents, child minding, and organizational duties.


  • Answers and accurately directs phone calls and other inquiries positively and professionally
  • Greets residents and guests warmly, positively and ensures an accurate and continuous record of who is in the premises, according to security protocol, visitor’s logbook, and nightly bed count
  • Maintains Casual staff Communication log book
  • Provides word processing and administrative support as required.


  • Initiates welcoming and Pre-Intake process with new residents
  • Ensures all residents are familiar with the facility, guidelines, where they can find things, and assists them as required
  • Facilitates recreational group activities with clients as required by the Resident Support Worker
  • Stores, tracks and dispenses (disposes) resident medication
  • Provides support to food services and other functions as required
  • Maintains roster of resident work tasks and oversees daily task completion
  • Ensures all resident rooms are cleaned, according to protocol in a timely manner
  • Encourages and reminds residents about keeping common areas clean and tidy throughout the day and provides support to them as required
  • Ensures all areas of the facility are cleaned according to the cleaning check-list.
  • Covid-19 Vaccination Mandatory


  • Provides childcare for residents or clients who are in counseling sessions, appointments or in need of respite
  • Facilitates age appropriate activities as directed by the Resident Support Worker
  • May participate in both planning and implementing recreational or play-based groups for women and children
  • Arranges and oversees children’s snacks with support of available parents
  • Ensures children in the care of NCN Women’s Shelter are safe and learning appropriate social behaviors in a manner that helps them learn self-regulation and respect of others
  • Ensures the play environment is clean and safe.


  • Completed certificate in applied Counselling
  • Current CPR, Emergency First Aid
  • Must provide a current satisfactory criminal record (including Vulnerable Sector), Child Abuse Registry as a condition of employment.

If you are interested, please forward your cover letter, Criminal Records Check and resume to:
Kim Linklater, Executive Director of Human Resources
Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation
Phone: (204) 484-2604
Cell: (204) 307-2107
Fax: (204) 484-2588