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Job Details

Residence Co-Ordinator - Group Home

Employer

CommunityAim - Empowering Citizens with Disabilities Society

Date Posted

May 31, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $18.50 to $19.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 32 to 42 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 05, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

CommunityAim - Empowering Citizens with Disabilities Society

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Mental health first aid Certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Schedule and confirm appointments
  • Manage finances or budget
  • Ensure accuracy of completed time sheets, payroll and other summaries
  • Care for pets
  • Research techniques
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Area of Specialization

Mental health

Weight Handling

Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Social service or charity agency

Type of Treatment Experience

Behaviour modification or behavioural therapy

Specific Skills

  • Transport patients to hospital or other medical facility for further medical care
  • Plan programs of assistance for clients
  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Establish registry of special needs support workers
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
  • Provide supportive counselling and life skills programming
  • 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
  • Schedule activities, keep logs, maintain records and prepare reports
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Females

Program Experience

Behaviour disorders

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Work Site Environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Scent free

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Various locations

Administrative and Coordination Skills

Schedule staff

Personal Suitability

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

Health benefits

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

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Learning/training paid by employer

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • Are you available for the advertised start date?

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Residence Co-Ordinator - Group Home 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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