Job Posting 99129

Supports for Older Adults Worker
Lloydminster Interval Home Society
Edmonton area
Lloydminster
closed 12 days ago (Tue, 13 Feb)
part time  •  $22-$27.06 per hour

Who are we?

With over 40+ years of experience The Lloydminster Interval Home Society’s MISSION ‘ evolves to provide safety, support and education through opportunities that empower all individuals in the communities we serve’. Through our VISION ‘ A Community where all individuals experience safe connections, and lifetimes of well-being’ and guiding VALUES  of ‘Respect, Integrity, Compassion, Accountability and Trailblazing’ the Lloydminster Interval Home Society is dedicated to our clients and community by  ‘Giving Hope a Space to Grow’. At LIHS our Mission, Vision and Values are foundational to our services and are essential for all staff to include in their daily work.

Why Choose the Lloydminster Interval Home Society?

We are looking for the next outstanding team member for our Community Programs team. We create opportunities for staff to be engaged and creative in utilizing their skills and talents to help others in our community.

You will add to the supportive and healthy work culture, your career growth and professional development will be valued, and you will be offered a competitive wage and be included in our recognition programs.

Position Overview

The Supports for Older Adults Worker (SOAW) will develop and maintain an active Supports for Older Adults Program, providing support services to older adults experiencing harm in a close relationship. These services will include practical supports, elder abuse information, advocacy, safety planning and community referrals. The SOAW will also support community education and engagement on the topic of elder abuse and contribute to the Lloydminster Elder Abuse Prevention (LEAP) Committee.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain an active Supports for Older Adults Program and caseload.
  • Build supportive connections with each client, promoting their trust and growth.
  • Assist clients to identify their strengths, needs and goals, and to create an individualized support plan, maintaining a continuum of support.
  • Assess client needs; safety, legal, support, health, education and facilitate the range of program components such as emotional support, safety planning, basic needs, legal/court support.
  • Work collaboratively with referral partners to promote seamless services to clients and enhance partnerships with referral organizations.
  • Coordinate, develop, and facilitate the Living Well Program and other community programming as identified.
  • Maintain a strong communication linkage with other LIHS service areas, identify opportunities for collaboration and client support.

Experience and Competencies

A post- secondary education in a Human Services or related field of study. Experience working with vulnerable populations and/or older adults, and a solid understanding of interpersonal violence and the effects of trauma. Ability to build warm rapport with clients. Excellent group facilitation skills and ability to communicate effectively. A minimum of 3 year’s clean driving and insurance history.

No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Copy and paste link into browser to learn more about our organization and benefits:

https://intervalhome.org/joinourteam/

Job Types: Part-Time, Contract, 24-28 hrs./wk., daytime and evening hours.

COVID-19 considerations:

A range of COVID-19 safety measures are in place to protect the well being of staff, volunteers and the public.

Work Location: In person

Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $22.00-$27.06 per hour

Expected hours: 24 – 28 per week

Benefits:

 

  • Flexible schedule
  • On-site parking

 

Schedule:

 

  • Day shift
  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday

 

Work Location: In person

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