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Job Details

Support Worker - Social Services

Employer

YWCA Lethbridge and District

Date Posted

September 09, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Lethbridge, AB
  • Earnings $21.63 hourly
  • Work Hours 24 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time
  • Vacancies 5  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Oct 07, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

YWCA Lethbridge and District

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Tasks

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

First Aid Certificate

Target audience

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Females

Security and safety

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

Transportation/travel information

Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

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

Personal suitability

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

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years


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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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