Overview

MirkaCare Services Mental health support worker (Community Disability Service Worker) Part Time in Edmonton, AB

MirkaCare Services

Branch Edmonton AB CA

Position:
Mental health support worker (Community Disability Service Worker)
Location:
Edmonton, AB

Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients; Target Groups or Clients….

Languages

English

Education
Completion of high school; Some college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training . Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
Community Support Worker (CSW) Diploma; Human Services Diploma; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate; Medication Administration Certificate; Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Certificate; First Aid Certificate . Experience
1 year to less than 2 years . Work Setting
Group home; Mental health institution or clinic . Target Groups or Clients
Male; Female; Persons with intellectual disabilities; Persons with physical disabilities; Persons with mental health disabilities; Persons with learning disabilities . Specific Skills
Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses; Implement behaviour management programs; Provide personal services support to persons with special needs; 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 . Additional Skills
Administrative and office activities; Housekeeping activities; Food preparation . Security and Safety
Criminal record check . Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Work under pressure; Physically demanding . Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation; Own vehicle . Work Location Information
Work in employer’s/client’s home; Urban area . Essential Skills
Reading text; Numeracy; Writing; Communication; Working with others; Problem solving; Critical thinking; Continuous learning .

Other Information

Knowledge and experience working with Prader-Willi syndrome is an asset.

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Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Edmonton, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-08-01
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