support worker - social services - Whitehorse (YT) - Job posting

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Support Worker - Social Services Verified This job posting has been provided directly by the employer to Job Bank.

Posted on May 04, 2021 by Employer details In Reach

Job details

  • Location Whitehorse, YT
  • Salary$$22.00HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent employment
    Full time
  • Day, Evening, Night, Shift
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • vacancies 2 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #1702021

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

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

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Resolve conflict situations; Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses; Supervise children's visits with parents to ensure their safety; Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff; 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
Additional Skills
Administrative and office activities; Housekeeping activities; Food preparation
Weight Handling
Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
Work Setting
Group home
Target Audience
Adolescents; Aboriginal groups; Young offenders; Persons with mental health disabilities; Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI); Persons with learning disabilities; Persons with an intellectual disability; Males
Security and Safety
Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation; Vehicle supplied by employer
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure; Physically demanding
Work Location Information
Work in employer's/client's home; Willing to relocate; Relocation costs not covered by employer
Type of Community or Social Service
Child welfare; Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders); Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement

Employment groups Help -

This employer promotes equal employment opportunities for all job applicants, including those self-identifying as a member of these groups: Indigenous people, Students

Advertised until

2021-05-18

Intended job posting audience

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.

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