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Support Worker – Social Services Posted on Jan 12, 2018 by Native Counselling Services of Alberta

  • Location Edmonton, AB
  • Earnings $47,000.00 to $48,000.00 annually
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Closing Date Jan 26, 2018
Job Requirements

Employer

Native Counselling Services of Alberta

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience

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

First Aid Certificate

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Setting

  • Aboriginal band council
  • Community centre
  • Social assistance office
  • Children's services facility
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Conduct follow-up assessments
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • 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

Target Audience

  • Adolescents
  • Families
  • Elderly
  • Children
  • Aboriginal groups
  • Young offenders
  • Females
  • Males

Security and Safety

  • Child welfare check
  • Driver's validity licence check
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation
  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure

Ability to Supervise

Working groups

Work Location Information

  • Urban area
  • Various locations

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.

Advertised Until

Jan 26, 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 Support Worker – Social Services 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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