Posted on Oct 16, 2020 by Excel Society
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $20.56 hourly
Work Hours 84 hours bi-weekly
Position Temporary Full Time
Vacancies 2  Vacancies
Closing Date Oct 30, 2020
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Community disability studies Certificate
1 year to less than 2 years
- Administrative and office activities
- Housekeeping activities
- Food preparation
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Resolve conflict situations
- Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
- Implement substance abuse treatment programs
- Implement behaviour management programs
- Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
- Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
- Aboriginal groups
- Culturally diverse groups
- Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
- 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
Basic security clearance
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Physically demanding
Work Location Information
Work in employer's/client's home
Type of Community or Social Service
- Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
- Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
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.
Oct 30, 2020
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Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations
Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress
Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals
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