Mental Health Support Worker Posted on Apr 10, 2018 by Uwams Supportive Living Ltd.
Location Calgary, AB
Earnings $15.00 to $17.00 hourly
Work Hours 40 to 40 hours per week
Position Permanent Full Time
Vacancies 3 Vacancies
Closing Date Apr 24, 2018
Uwams Supportive Living Ltd.
College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 3 months to less than 1 year or equivalent experience
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
- First Aid Certificate
- CPR Certificate
- Medication Administration Certificate
7 months to less than 1 year
- Housekeeping activities
- Food preparation
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
- Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
- Resolve conflict situations
- Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
- 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
- Culturally diverse groups
- Persons with mental health disabilities
- Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
Security and Safety
Criminal record check
Ability to Supervise
- Staff in various areas of responsibility
- 5-10 people
Work Location Information
- Staff accommodation provided
- Urban area
- Effective interpersonal skills
- Team player
- Excellent oral communication
- Excellent written communication
- Client focus
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.
Apr 24, 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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