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Support Worker - Overnight Sleep & Awake

October 23 2020
Industries Healthcare, social assistance
Categories Health, Medical, Patient Care Support
Wembley, AB


As one of our valued front-line Support Workers in our Residential Program you will work directly with Individuals with diverse needs by encouraging opportunities for growth, development and inclusion. Care Human Services supports Individuals who range from children to adults, and lower level needs to complex behavioural needs in higher stressed environments. Care Human Services, is an accredited, not-for-profit, charitable agency that provides a wide range of community services in Northwest Alberta.


  • Assisting Individuals in completing their daily activities
  • Housekeeping tasks
  • Participating in activities which include physical activities at fitness facilities and play centres
  • Attending appointments
  • Helping Individuals with personal care routines such as basic hygiene routines, including dressing, bathing and grooming
  • Medication administration
  • Completing documentation that is consistent with Care Human Services' policies and procedures.
  • Care Human Services supports Individuals 24/7, these positions are rotation based, and shifts occur all day and throughout the night

Our work sites are home to therapeutic animals, including cats and dogs.


  • Class 5 Alberta License
  • Clear Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector
  • Must be 18 years old to apply


  • High level of communication and observation skills
  • Work independently and as part of a team
  • Be caring and compassionate, with a passion to make a difference in the community
  • We are looking for someone who can work with a verity of different shifts/schedules
  • Critical thinker and able to use common sense when presented with a high stress situation.
  • Post-secondary education is any area of Human Services would be an asset and previous experience working in a similar role is highly advantageous, but not essential.


  • Full-Time - Awake & Sleep - Hours of work 11pm-7pm, Rotation would be 2 Nights Sleep, 2 Nights Awake, 2 Nights Off
  • Part-Time - Sleep Shift Only - Hours of work 11pm-7pm, Rotation would be 2 Nights Awake, 4 Nights Off
  • Part-Time - Awake Shift Only - Hours of work 11pm-7pm, Rotation would be 2 Nights Sleep, 4 Nights Off
  • *Please note - any hours spent sleeping are paid at minimum wage (in the 8 hour shift 5 hours are spent sleeping)


  • Full Medical and Dental Benefits
  • Health and Wellness spending account
  • Group Pension, Group RRSP program & Group Life Insurance
  • Opportunities for professional development, include workshops and specialty training
  • *Benefits only apply to full-time positions
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