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Government of Canada
YDGYouth Digital Gateway

support worker - social services


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Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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About this opportunity

Salary

$22.46 hourly

Location

Summerside, PE

Education, Skills and Experience

  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs

  • Special Education and Teaching, Other

  • Human Services, General

  • Licensed Practical/Vocational Nurse Training (LPN, LVN, Cert., Dipl., AAS)

  • Nurse/Nursing Assistant/Aide and Patient Care Assistant

  • or equivalent experience

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

  • First Aid Certificate

  • CPR Certificate

Additional Skills

  • Housekeeping activities

  • Food preparation

Work Setting

  • Group home

  • 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

  • Resolve conflict situations

  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community

  • Assist clients/guests with special needs

  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

  • Elderly

  • Persons with physical disabilities

  • Persons with mental health disabilities

  • Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

  • Persons with an intellectual disability

Security and Safety

  • Driver's validity licence check

  • Driving record check (abstract)

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

  • Own transportation

  • Own vehicle

  • Valid driver's licence

  • Travel expenses paid by employer

Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home

  • Relocation costs not covered by employer

Type of Community or Social Service

  • Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder

  • Programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Personal Suitability

  • Initiative

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Flexibility

  • Team player

  • Excellent oral communication

  • Excellent written communication

  • Client focus

  • Judgement

Health benefits

  • Health care plan

  • Disability benefits

  • Dental plan

  • Vision care benefits

  • Paramedical services coverage

Financial benefits

  • As per collective agreement

  • Mileage paid

Long term benefits

  • Group insurance benefits

  • Life insurance

  • Pension plan

Other benefits

  • Free parking available

  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?

  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?

  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?

  • Are you available for shift or on-call work?

  • Do you have education in this field of employment?

Application close date

Important: We can't guarantee the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of this opportunity because it comes from an external website.

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