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Job Details

Support Worker - Social Services

Employer

CommunityAim - Empowering Citizens with Disabilities Society

Date Posted

May 31, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $16.75 to $17.50 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 32 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jul 11, 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
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • or equivalent experience

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)
  • Mental health first aid Certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Participate in fundraising activities for charity or non-profit organizations
  • Maintain progress and other reports
  • Care for pets
  • Research techniques
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Associations and non profit organizations
  • Social service or charity agency

Type of Treatment Experience

Crisis intervention counselling

Specific Skills

  • Provide personal care
  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Maintain internal record-keeping system
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • 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
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with a disability
  • Females

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

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Counselling Specialization

Physical disabilities

Personal Suitability

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

Health benefits

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

Long term benefits

Group insurance benefits


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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Support Worker - Social Services 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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