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Job Details

Community And Social Services Worker

Employer

Winder Inclusive Communities Service

Date Posted

April 28, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Sherwood Park, AB
  • Earnings $20.64 to $23.68 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 22, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Winder Inclusive Communities Service

Languages

English

Education

No degree, certificate or diploma

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Community disability studies Certificate
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • Developmental services worker¿(DSW)¿Training

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Research techniques
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • 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

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Street population
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability

Security and Safety

  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Adult Abuse Registry

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel regularly
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

Various locations

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Education or training
  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
  • Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Services for the homeless
  • Programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Judgement

Workplace information

On the road job

Health benefits

  • Health care plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Dental plan
  • Paramedical services coverage

Financial benefits

Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Pension plan
  • Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Learning/training paid by employer
  • Team building opportunities

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

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.

By e-mail:

wics@telus.net

Advertised Until

May 22, 2022

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 & Abilities
The Community And Social Services Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Community and Social Service Workers
SOCIAL

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

METHODICAL

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

innovative

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

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 for this NOC group 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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