Community Support Worker - ABI program
SE Health
Ontario, Canada, CA
11d ago

SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future.

As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors lifestyle and family caregiving.

Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.

The role requires a valid driver’s license and vehicle

We are currently seeking casual Community Support Workers (CSW) for our Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) Program. Reporting to the ABI Manager, the CSW provides support and encouragement to clients with an acquired brain injury in order for them to reach their maximum level of independence with an effort towards community inclusion.

The CSW will facilitate and support functions of instrumental daily living, home life, and social / recreation in order to improve quality of life and greater self-reliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Provides feedback and input regarding clients’ needs, state of well-being, and progress towards goals

In accordance with established goal based care plans, assists clients with the development of life skills such as, meal planning and preparation, budgeting, making and attending appointments, and interpersonal skills by methods such as demonstrating and modeling appropriate actions

Participates in and oversees various client-focused social and recreational activities

Identifies available social, economic, recreational, and educational services and resources in the community that will meet clients’ needs and provides clients with related information

Assists clients with activities of daily living such as feeding, lifts and transfers, grooming, and toileting

Accompanies clients on outings such as appointments, shopping, and recreational activities

Completes and maintains related records and documentation such as quarterly progress reports, daily logs and critical incident reports

Performs other related duties as assigned

Grade 12

Certificate in Community Social Service, Mental Health

Recent, related experience of 1-2 years Or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience

Class V BC Driver’s License and access to a vehicle

Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position

Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing

Ability to organize and prioritize

Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients

Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients

Ability to instruct

Ability to analyze and resolve problems

Conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills

Basic computer knowledge

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