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Community And Social Services Worker Posted on Nov 17, 2017 by Community Living Alternative Services

  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $22.96 to $25.09 hourly
  • Work Hours 24 to 72 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 5 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 17, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Community Living Alternative Services

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Community disability studies Certificate

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Research techniques
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 9 kg (20 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Implement life skills workshops
  • 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
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
  • Persons who are blind/visually impaired
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Work Location Information

Work in employer's/client's home

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Personal Suitability

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

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Advertised Until

Dec 17, 2017

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Community And Social Services Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Community and Social Service Workers
NOC code: 4212
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 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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