Group home worker

L’Arche Halifax based in Halifax, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Group home worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Evening, Weekend, Shift and Morning.

Employer Name: L’Arche Halifax
Position: Group home worker
No. of vacancies: 1
Salary: $17.00 to $18.61 hourly for 30 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Halifax, NS

Job Description

  • The candidate will be in charge of housekeeping duties.
  • The candidate will be in charge of food preparation.
  • The candidate must be able to resolve conflict situations.
  • The candidate must supervise the activities of clients living in group homes and halfway houses.
  • The candidate will be required to implement behaviour management programmes.
  • The candidate will be required to accompany clients to appointments and social outings.
  • The candidate will be required to shop for food and household supplies.
  • The candidate will be required to provide personal care.
  • The candidate will be required to provide companionship.
  • The candidate will be responsible for preparing and serving nutritious meals.
  • The candidate will be expected to plan therapeutic diets and menus.
  • The candidate will be required to perform light housekeeping and cleaning duties.
  • The candidate will be expected to launder clothing and household linens.
  • The candidate will be expected to take full responsibility for the household in the absence of the householder.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist clients in water (i.e. pool).
  • The candidate will be expected to provide bedside and personal care.
  • The candidate will be required to feed or assist in feeding.
  • The candidate must change non-sterile dressings.
  • The candidate will be required to administer medications.
  • The candidate will be expected to assist in regular exercise, such as walking.
  • The candidate will be required to assist clients with bathing and other aspects of personal hygiene.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a College/CEGEP qualification or equivalent experience.
  • The ideal candidate will have at least 2 to 3 years of experience in a related industry.
  • The candidate will be required to possess the following credentials: Personal Support Worker Certification, Behaviour Management Certification, Community Disability Studies Certification, Core Competencies for Public Health in Canada Course, Developmental Services Worker SW) aining, Mandt System Training, Mental Health First Aid Certification, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certification, Medication Administration Certification, First Aid Certification, CPR Certification, and Personal Support Worker Certification.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 23 kg (50 lbs).
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate should have excellent oral and written communication.
  • The candidate should be organised and flexible in nature.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills
  • The candidate should be a good team player.
  • The candidate should be dependable.
  • The candidate should be reliable.
  • The candidate should be punctual.

Work Site Environment

  • Work places are completely smoke free.

Work Setting

  • The candidate will be required to work in a group home.

Experience and Specialization

Target Audience

  • The candidate should have prior experience working with females, males, people with intellectual disabilities, people with mental health disabilities, people with physical disabilities, adults, and people with disabilities.

Additional Information

Security and Safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal record check as well as a vulnerable sector check.

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • The candidate should be able to work in fast-paced busy environment.
  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should be prepared to perform physically demanding tasks as part of their daily work.
  • The candidate should be required to perform repetitive tasks on frequent basis.
  • The candidate should be willing to work for long hours in sitting positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in sitting, standing, and walking positions.
  • The candidate must be willing to work in a standing position for extended periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to walk for long periods of time.
  • The candidate must be willing to work long hours in bending, crouching, and kneeling positions.

Benefits

  • Health, Financial, Long term and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan, Disability benefits, Health care plan, Paramedical services coverage and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Financial benefits, the selected candidate will receive mileage reimbursement.
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Group insurance benefits, Life insurance and Registered retirement savings plan (RRSP).
  • In addition to the health, financial, and long-term benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive free parking, employer-paid learning/training, paid time off (volunteering or personal days), team building opportunities, and a wellness programme.

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

Note

Please include the following while sending the application

  • Cover letter
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