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Community Worker Posted on Dec 01, 2017 by Association for Supported Community Connections

  • Location Spruce Grove, AB
  • Earnings $16.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 40 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Dec 21, 2017
Job Requirements

Employer

Association for Supported Community Connections

Languages

English

Education

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Mandt System training

Experience

2 years to less than 3 years

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Participate in fundraising activities for charity or non-profit organizations
  • Care for pets
  • Research techniques
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Prepare and cook meals or specialty foods

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Experience with Special Needs Students

Assistance with communication

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Associations and non profit organizations

Type of Treatment Experience

Behaviour modification or behavioural therapy

Specific Skills

  • Read and interpret specifications or follow verbal instructions
  • Provide personal care
  • Develop and implement treatment programs
  • 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
  • Develop service intervention logic models and outcome measures
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with a disability
  • Females
  • Males

Program Experience

Behaviour disorders

Security and Safety

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

Work Site Environment

  • Non-smoking
  • Scent free

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence
  • Public transportation is not available

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

Staff in various areas of responsibility

Work Location Information

Work in employer's/client's home

Type of Community or Social Service

Education or training

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Ability to multitask
  • Punctuality

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.

By e-mail:

afscc@hotmail.com

By Mail

Unit 7 - 100 King Street
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X0J6

In Person

Unit 7 - 100 King Street
Spruce Grove, Alberta T7X0J6

Advertised Until

Dec 21, 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 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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