Support Worker - Social Services
EmployerYWCA Lethbridge and District
Date PostedSeptember 13, 2021
Location Lethbridge, AB
Earnings $21.63 hourly
Work Hours 16 to 32 hours per month
Position Casual Part Time
Vacancies 3  Vacancies
Closing Date Sep 27, 2021
YWCA Lethbridge and District
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- First Aid Certificate
- CPR Certificate
- Cultural Awareness Training
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
2 years to less than 3 years
Social service or charity agency
- 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
- Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
- Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
- Aboriginal groups
- Culturally diverse groups
- Street population
- Persons with mental health disabilities
Security and Safety
- Child welfare check
- Criminal record check
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
- Physically demanding
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
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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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