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Job Details

Attendant For Persons With Disabilities - Home Care

Posted on Sep 11, 2020 by WJS Canada

  • Location Slave Lake, AB
  • Earnings $19.72 to $21.30 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Oct 11, 2020
Job Requirements

Employer

WJS Canada

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Major Work Area

Social service or charity agency

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Education

  • Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
  • Completion of high school

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Additional Skills

  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Group home
  • Community centre

Specific Skills

  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Persons who are blind/visually impaired
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Physically demanding

Ability to Supervise

Working groups

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Education or training
  • Early intervention programming for at-risk youth

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Oct 11, 2020

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Attendant For Persons With Disabilities - Home Care is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Visiting Homemakers
SOCIAL

Interest in serving - assisting clients by administering bedside and personal care such as aid in walking, bathing, personal hygiene and dressing and undressing; by feeding or assisting in feeding clients; and in demonstrating infant care to new parents

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to maintain client files and plan meals and special diets

objective

Interest in handling the preparation of meals and special diets; may perform routine housekeeping duties such as laundry, washing dishes and making beds; may perform routine health-related duties such as change non-sterile dressings, administer medications and collect specimens under the direction of a home-care agency supervisor or nurse

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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