CANADA

Support Worker

locationGrande Prairie - Alberta (AB),

atCare Human Services

Estimated salary $21 an hour

Job Description:

PEOPLE EMPOWERING PEOPLE


As one of our valued front-line Support Workers in our Residential Program you will work directly with Individuals with diverse needs by encouraging opportunities for growth, development and inclusion. Care Human Services supports Individuals who range from children to adults, and lower level needs to complex behavioural needs in higher stressed environments. Care Human Services, is an accredited, not-for-profit, charitable organization that provides a wide range of community and accreditation services in Northwest Alberta.


WHAT YOU WILL DO


  • Assisting Individuals in completing their daily activities
  • Housekeeping tasks
  • Participating in activities which include physical activities at fitness facilities and play centres
  • Attending appointments
  • Helping Individuals with personal care routines such as basic hygiene routines, including dressing, bathing and grooming
  • Medication administration
  • Completing documentation that is consistent with Care Human Services' policies and procedures
  • Care Human Services supports Individuals 24/7, these positions are rotation based, and shifts occur all day and throughout the night

Our work sites are home to therapeutic animals, including cats and dogs.


WHAT YOU

NEED


  • Clear Intervention Measures Check from Children Services
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector
  • Class 5 Alberta Drivers License
  • Must be 18 years old to apply

WHO YOU ARE


  • High level of communication and observation skills
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Be caring and compassionate, with a passion to make a difference in the community
  • We are looking for someone who can work with a variety of different shifts/schedules
  • Critical thinker and able to use common sense when presented with a high stress situation
  • Post-secondary education is any area of Human Services would be an asset and previous experience working in a similar role is highly advantageous, but not essential

POSITIONS AVAILABLE


  • Full-Time - averaging 40 hours per week with a set rotation
  • Float - averaging 40 hours per week with a set rotation, work location will vary based on need

BENEFITS YOU WILL GET


  • Full Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Health and Wellness spending account
  • Group Pension, Group RRSP program & Group Life Insurance
  • Opportunities for professional development, include workshops and specialty training

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