Full-Time

Group Home Worker

Posted on Oct 20

Community Aim

Spruce Grove, AB

Personal Suitability

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

Counselling Specialization Physical disabilities

Ability to Supervise 1 to 2 people

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding

Transportation/Travel Information

Own vehicle; Valid driver's licence; Public transportation is not available

Work Site Environment Non-smoking; Scent free

Security and Safety

Child welfare check; Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check

Program Experience Behaviour disorders

Target Audience

Persons with physical disabilities; Persons with mental health disabilities; Persons with learning disabilities; Persons with an intellectual disability; Persons with a disability; Females

Type of Treatment Experience Behaviour modification or behavioural therapy

Work Setting

Group home; Associations and non profit organizations; Social service or charity agency

Weight Handling Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Additional Skills

Administrative and office activities; Shop for food and household supplies; Participate in fundraising activities for charity or non-profit organizations; Maintain progress and other reports; Housekeeping activities; Food preparation

Specific Skills

Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories; Maintain internal record-keeping system; Launder clothing and household linens; Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Resolve conflict situations; Implement behaviour management programs; 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

Experience 2 years to less than 3 years

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

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Medication Administration Certificate; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate; Mandt System training; Mental health first aid Certificate

Education

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

Languages English

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