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Nursing - Health Care Aide
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00116594 Requisition #
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Your Opportunity:

Helping youth in their recovery journey is one of the most fulfilling opportunities you can undertake. The Youth Residential Treatment Program is in intensive, inpatient treatment program for youth aged 12-18 years recovering from the harmful effects of substance misuse and abuse. The 8-bed program is 3 months in duration and youth are involved in individual, group, recreational and family counseling as part of their recovery plan. Youth also attend an onsite school and access healthy community activities with staff support. As a Client Care Assistant, you are responsible for engagement, relationship building, supervision, observation and facilitation of some recreational and psychoeducational groups. As part of the multidisciplinary team, you will participate and support youth in community based activities, outings and role model healthy interpersonal communication. If you have energy, passion, a desire to support Alberta youth and families, a commitment to a high quality of patient care and an excellent ability to engage with youth and build rapport, then this is a great opportunity for you!

Description:

As a Client Care Assistant, you will work as a team member with all staff assisting in the provision of supportive care to clients with addictions. Your primary duties include providing supportive care to clients, ensuring a safe and secure facility, responding to client requests, communicating effectively with other staff and contributing to a therapeutic environment through interaction with clients. As part of an interprofessional team, you will contribute to the delivery of residential services to persons with an addiction promoting client respect, autonomy, health and improved quality of life. You will support clients to participate in activities of daily living, recreational and social activities, and educational and employment activities. You will also work collaboratively with other health and service providers to maintain a safe and supportive environment.

  • Classification: Client Care Assistant
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Department: CH-AYS Edmonton Detox/Res-EDM
  • Primary Location: Youth Residential Add Srvs Edm
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 1.00
  • Posting End Date: 20-SEP-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 30-SEP-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 31-AUG-2020
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 5
  • Shifts per cycle: 25
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $22.75
  • Maximum Salary: $26.26
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Required Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 12. Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimum of 2 years direct experience working with youth in a residential setting. Certification in Nonviolent Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention is required. Non-GDL license required.

Preferred Qualifications:

Preference will be given to candidates with experience working in addiction and/or mental health settings.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

Healthy Albertans. Healthy Communities. Together.

We’re passionate about what we do.  Our team of skilled and dedicated health care professionals, support staff and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day, all across Alberta. 


Everything we do at AHS reflects a patient and family centred approach; it’s about putting patients’ and families’ experiences, priorities and trust first.


We are an equal opportunity employer. AHS values the diversity of the people and communities we serve and is committed to attracting, engaging and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce.

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