Halfway House Worker
EmployerNative Counselling Services of Alberta
Date PostedNovember 22, 2022
Location Edmonton, AB
Earnings $45,000.00 annually
Work Hours 35 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 4  Vacancies
Closing Date Dec 06, 2022
Native Counselling Services of Alberta
- College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
- or equivalent experience
Work site environment
- Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
- Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
- Resolve conflict situations
- Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses
First Aid Certificate
Security and safety
- Criminal record check
- Child welfare check
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Own transportation
- Travel expenses paid by employer
Work conditions and physical capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Client focus
- Efficient interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Team player
Health care plan
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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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