group home worker

locationTruro - Nova Scotia (NS),

atColchester Residential Services Society

Estimated salary $17 an hour

Job Description:

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

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

  • First Aid Certificate
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Additional Skills

  • Administrative and office activities
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Work Setting

  • Group home
  • Specific Skills

  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
  • Target

  • Persons with physical disabilities
  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Driving record check (abstract)
  • Criminal record check
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Type of Community or Social Service

  • Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Personal Suitability

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