Support Worker - Social Services
EmployerDaphna Home Care and Supports
Date PostedNovember 20, 2022
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
Daphna Home Care and Supports
- or equivalent experience
- Work in employer's/client's home
- Willing to relocate
- 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
- Client focus
- Efficient interpersonal skills
- Excellent oral communication
- Team player
7 months to less than 1 year
- Dental plan
- Disability benefits
- Health care plan
- Vision care benefits
Long term benefits
Group insurance benefits
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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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