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Job Details

Support Worker - Social Services

Employer

Lionsheart Wholeness Centre Inc

Date Posted

January 12, 2023

Languages

English
  • Location Legal, AB
  • Earnings $20.00 to $30.00 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 20 to 40 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 11, 2023
Job Requirements

Employer

Lionsheart Wholeness Centre Inc

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year
  • or equivalent experience

Asset languages

Cree

Work site environment

  • Child welfare
  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
  • Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)

Work setting

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Staff accommodation available
  • Drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre
  • Rural area

Tasks

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people
  • 3-4 people
  • 5-10 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
  • Canadian Certified Addiction Counsellor Certification
  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR
  • Mental health first aid Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Aboriginal groups
  • Children
  • Families
  • Females
  • Males
  • Persons with mental health disabilities

Security and safety

  • Basic security clearance
  • Criminal record check
  • Child Abuse Registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Drug test

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Willing to travel
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Travel expenses not paid by employer
  • Public transportation is not available

Work conditions and physical capabilities

Work under pressure

Personal suitability

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

Experience

Experience an asset


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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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