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ASSISTED LIVING WORKER (CASUAL)
Location:Dawson Creek
Facility:DAWSON CREEK & DIST HOSPI
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Competition #:05349704
Employee Type:CASUAL
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:DAWSON CREEK & DIST HOSPI
Reports To:CLINICAL TEAM LEADER, ADDICTIONS
Hourly Wage:$23.48
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

Under direction of the Supervisor, assists clients with the activities of daily living to promote maximum independence. Helps protect and restore individual and family functioning to prevent the placement of clients away from their home. Performs duties in accordance with NH guidelines, policies, and procedures.
 
Qualifications

- Successful completion of the Provincial Home Support certificate training or equivalent combination of education and experience recognized by employer.
- Minimum Grade 12 education.
- One year recent related experience dealing with clients with mental illness.
- Familiarity with local community resources.
- Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and is able to use own vehicle to transport clients.
- Food Safety courses, First Aid, and CPR preferred.
- Full Criminal Record check required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
- Ability to interact effectively with client population.
- Ability to teach self-care and self-help skills.
- Physical ability to perform duties of the job.

DAWSON CREEK COMMUNITY
The rolling foothills of the Northern Rockies surround Dawson Creek where the sky is always blue and there is something to offer everyone. The quality of life in Dawson Creek is like nothing you have ever experienced before. There is no long commute to work and no one is in a rush. For most people the commute is two or three minutes and they go home at lunch time. Time after work is spent pursuing some of the many outdoor activities.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT