Return to Job Board

Support Worker at Aspen Residences in Whitehorse

Posted on Apr 19, 2013 in Healthcare & Social Services

Hourly Wage/Annual Salary

$20 to $25/hr

Hours per Week

Full-time (35-40 hours)



About this Job

Support workers provide the highest level of care and quality of life for the residents of Aspen Residences and other participants. This is accomplished by: following the established routines and policy and procedures for the program; inputting and planning the Individualized Program Plan (IPP) and Individualized Education Plan (IEP) for each client; managing and coordinating activities of clients as indicated in their IPP/IEP; maintaining positive, fun and healthy behaviours, language and social opportunities utilizing community-based options where ever possible; planning events and opportunities for clients both in-house and out-of-house; assisting clients in banking and budgeting, job coaching, other related educational services; maintaining client files using a computer database; preparing or assisting residents in the preparation of nutritious meals. Other principle activities include: Medication Administration; petty cash; recording daily events, incidents and occurrences, contacts, etc.; recording daily, weekly and monthly plans; general household chores and maintenance; maintaining the communications log; researching and becoming aware of conditions or considerations of each client (i.e., FAS/E, acquired head injuries, substance abuse, etc.).

Preference will be given to candidates with university or college certification in a related field (i.e. Community Support Worker, psychology, social work, nursing, teaching, etc.). All candidates must have: Standard St. John's First Aid, and CPR 'C' Level, PMAB or Non Crisis Intervention Certificate, Food Safe level one, WHIMIS, employment experience which demonstrates an ability to work independently and complete detailed reports, and an understanding of cross-cultural issues. Must be able to work independently and as a team. This position is 12 hour shifts.

This job was posted on Apr 19, 2013 and will be removed on May 30, 2013

All applications must be received before May 30, 2013

Aspen Residences

Please Contact: Shanna Williams


Address: Box 31504 Whitehorse Y1A 6K8

To apply for this Job

Apply via email to No phone calls please.