Community And Social Services Worker

Posted on Oct 18

Excel Society

Edmonton, AB

Personal Suitability

Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement

Type of Community or Social Service

Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders); Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)

Work Location Information Work in employer's/client's home

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding

Security and Safety Basic security clearance

Target Audience

Elderly; Aboriginal groups; Culturally diverse groups; Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing; Persons who are blind/visually impaired; Persons with physical disabilities; Persons with mental health disabilities; Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI); Persons with learning disabilities; Persons with an intellectual disability; Males

Work Setting Group home

Weight Handling Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Additional Skills

Administrative and office activities; Housekeeping activities; Food preparation

Specific Skills

Resolve conflict situations; Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses; Implement substance abuse treatment programs; Implement behaviour management programs; Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients; Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Experience 1 year to less than 2 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.) Community disability studies Certificate


College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

Languages English

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