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Support Worker - Social Services

Employer

Daphna Home Care and Supports

Date Posted

November 20, 2022

Languages

English
  • Location Grande Prairie, AB
  • Earnings $18.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 4  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 04, 2022
Job Requirements

Employer

Daphna Home Care and Supports

Languages

English

Education

  • College/CEGEP
  • or equivalent experience

Work setting

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Willing to relocate

Tasks

  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Food preparation
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
  • Shop for food and household supplies
  • Provide personal care
  • Provide companionship
  • Launder clothing and household linens
  • Administer bedside and personal care
  • Feed or assist in feeding
  • Administer medications
  • Assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Combination of sitting, standing, walking
  • Overtime required

Personal suitability

  • Client focus
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Dependability
  • Reliability
  • Punctuality

Experience

7 months to less than 1 year

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Vision care benefits

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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