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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
Job Requirements

Employer

Closer to Home Community Services

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
  • Cultural Awareness Training
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • 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

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Children

Security and Safety

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

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure

Ability to Supervise

3-4 people

Work Location Information

Work in employer's/client's home

Type of Community or Social Service

Child welfare


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

May 06, 2018

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.

Interest Codes
The Group Home Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
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 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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