Home Support Worker

Competition Number: HR-2017-0044

Job Title: Home Support Worker

Department: Family and Community Support Services department

Employment Type: Casual

Salary: $20.35 – $24.28/hour plus mileage

Posted Date: September 26, 2017 12:00 AM

Closing Date: October 27, 2017 8:30 AM

Last Updated Date: November 1, 2017 9:36 AM

Status: Interviewing

Description:

Home Support Worker
Family and Community Support Services department – Community Services division

Closing Date:         Oct. 27, 2017 @ 8:30 a.m. or when a suitable candidate is selected
Salary Range:        $20.35 – $24.28/hour plus mileage
Shift:                       Monday – Friday
Position Type:        Casual
Location:                Beaverlodge and surrounding area, Clairmont area and Bezanson area

The County of Grande Prairie is seeking a caring and compassionate individual with exceptional customer service skills, who is able to assist individuals and families who require in home support. A passion for people and a willingness to learn is essential in this role.

You must also possess:

  • Strong housekeeping and life skills;
  • The physical ability to undertake housekeeping duties and stand/walk/climb stairs for extended periods of time;
  • Willingness to work with a minimum of four clients (approximately 12 hours/week);
  • Ability to participate in meetings, workshops and training for professional development;
  • The capability to ensure the client's safety and comfort, which includes promoting the independence and mental well-being of the client in a respectful and compassionate manner;
  • Excellent written and oral communication;
  • A valid class 5 driver's license;
  • A reliable vehicle and cell phone to use for work purposes;
  • A clear criminal record and vulnerable sector check;
  • The ability to maintain confidentiality;

The ability to maintain professional boundaries. 

Contact Information:

Qualified applicants may apply in confidence via our website at www.countygp.ab.ca.

 We thank all applicants for their time however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.