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Job Details

Community Worker

Employer

Peak Vocational and Support Services

Date Posted

May 12, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $17.25 hourly
  • Work Hours 15 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Seasonal Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 3  Vacancies
  • Closing Date May 26, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Peak Vocational and Support Services

Languages

English

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • Pharmacology Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Certificate
  • Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) Certificate
  • Community disability studies Certificate
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • Behaviour management Certification
  • Developmental services worker¿(DSW)¿Training
  • Intensive behavioural intervention Certification
  • Understanding and managing aggressive behaviour (UMAB) course
  • Relationship development intervention (RDI) training

Experience

No experience

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Sign language
  • Housekeeping activities

Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)
  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Group home
  • 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
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement behaviour management 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

  • Adolescents
  • Aboriginal groups
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Street population
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check
  • Adult Abuse Registry

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Physically demanding

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Urban area

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)
  • Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 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

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • 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?
  • Are you currently a student?

Student status

Full time enrollment


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

May 26, 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 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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