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Intellectual Disabilities Worker Posted on Jan 05, 2018 by Newell Community Action Group

  • Location Brooks, AB
  • Earnings $14.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 20 to 44 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Part Time Leading to Full Time
  • Vacancies 3 Vacancies
  • Closing Date Feb 04, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Newell Community Action Group

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
  • Community disability studies Certificate
  • Behaviour management Certification
  • Developmental services worker¿(DSW)¿Training
  • Emergency child care first aid and CPR

Experience

Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Sign language
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation

Weight Handling

  • Up to 45 kg (100 lbs)
  • More than 45 kg (100 lbs)

Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Community centre
  • Government department and/or agency

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • 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
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs

Target Audience

  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with learning disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Own vehicle
  • Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

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

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Various locations

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Palliative care
  • 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.

By Mail

120 3rd Street West
Brooks, Alberta T1R0S3

Advertised Until

Feb 04, 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.

NOC & Interest Codes
The Intellectual Disabilities 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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