Group Home Worker Posted on Apr 06, 2018 by Closer to Home Community Services
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $40,000.00 to $43,000.00 annually
Work Hours 40 to 60 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 2 Vacancies
Closing Date May 06, 2018
Closer to Home Community Services
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
- Cultural Awareness Training
- Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
- Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
Experience an asset
- Administrative and office activities
- Housekeeping activities
- Food preparation
- Group home
- Social service or charity agency
- Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
- Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
- Resolve conflict situations
- Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
- Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
- Implement behaviour management programs
Security and Safety
- Child welfare check
- Driving record check (abstract)
- Criminal record check
- Own vehicle
- Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
- Fast-paced environment
- Work under pressure
Ability to Supervise
Work Location Information
Work in employer's/client's home
Type of Community or Social Service
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.
May 06, 2018
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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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