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Job Number:  38706
Awake Residential Night Workers, 2 Positions (#SH188-ARNW)
Job Posted: Thursday, 5 October 2017
Closing Date: Sunday, 15 October 2017
(60 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas, Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $15.51 - $18.06

WJS Canada is currently looking for 2 individuals to join our Sumas House team, as a Full-Time and Part-Time Awake Residential Night Worker.


Job Reference #SH188-ARNW


The Program:

The Sumas House Program is designed to accommodate youth that have experienced a history of failure in other programs and group homes. Our services support youth recovering from adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and overcoming other adversity by providing them with housing and trauma-based guidance.


We accommodate and support traumatized youth in comfortable and welcoming facilities with twenty four hour staffing. Paired housemates share common areas but each child has his or her own bedroom. We offer a safe environment in a residential and friendly neighbourhood. An open door policy encourages a wandering youth to return at any time.

The Positions and Scheduling:

The awake residential night worker (ARNW) for this licensed, accredited agency attends to the health, well-being, safety and security of residents and the program site at night, and provides general, non-specific services to clients as required.   This position will be alone during the overnight hours and must feel comfortable working alone, with support from the On-Call Manager, as needed.  Maintains a comfortable and clean living environment.  This position requires union membership with CUPE.


One (1) full-time position of 40 hours per week:

  • Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 2400-0800


One (1) part-time position of 16 hours per week:

  • Friday and Saturday 2400-0800

As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • Grade 12 education plus certificate or minimum of 6 months equivalent experience in related human/social service field
  • Other combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Current WCB Occupational First Aid, Level 1 (or ability to obtain within the probation period)
  • Experience with behaviour management, basic sign language and/or alternative communications strategies training
  • Ability to use common computer applications required (training provided)


Other Requirements:

  • Clear physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Experience with Trauma Informed practices and Crisis Intervention
  • Successful candidate must sign an oath of confidentiality, a conflict of interest statement, abuse protocols and a code of ethics statement.



*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.


Application deadline: October 15th, or until a suitable candidate is found. 


Additional information available at https://wjscanada.com/content/job/sh188-arnw/

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is October 15th, 2017, or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references).

Please be sure to include Reference #SH188-ARNW with your submission.
Contact Details:
Phyllis Ortynski, Regional Service Director
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   wjscanada.com/content/job/sh188-arnw/

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