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community service worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Burlington, ON
L7N2G3

Salary

$26.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Education: Secondary (high) school graduation certificate
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years

Work setting

  • Group home
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
  • Supervise support staff
  • Administrative and office activities
  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Develop specialized rehabilitation programs
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs

Supervision

  • 5-10 people

Target audience

  • Elderly
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Tight deadlines
  • Attention to detail

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Client focus
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Team player
  • Work Term: Permanent
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 hours per week

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