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Job Number:  43146
Home Care Providers, Foster & Kinship (#CC144-CHSP)
Job Posted: Thursday, 29 March 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 23 April 2018
(88 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Kootenay, Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley, Thompson & Okanagan, Cariboo Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Various Locations, BC Salary: Compensatory, discussed once initial screening complete.

We are currently looking for multiple Home Share providers (contracted) in our Foster & Kinship Care (Child in Care Services) division.


Do you love working with children, youth and families?
Do you have a desire to make a difference?
Do you want to be part of a dedicated team?


If so, WJS is looking for YOU!


The Program
WJS’ Child in Care Services program provides a safe and nurturing environment for the youth we serve, who are helped to expand and become more confident in their abilities. We provide comprehensive programming for individuals and families together with residential and non-residential resources, individual and family counselling, behavioural and personal growth programs, mediation and programs to support independent living.


The Position
We are looking for Contracted Child and Youth Home Share providers in the following areas:

  • Lower Mainland area (various locations)
  • Interior area (various locations)

We offer an extensive orientation process that ensures you are prepared, and once you join us, we will have support available to you 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, 365 days per year. In this role, you can also access additional training opportunities to further develop your skills in providing assistance to others in need. Our model of providing specialized residential care is to provide young people with a safe, nurturing and healthy family home environment, coupled with one-to-one support. It is radically different to the traditional foster care model, primarily due to the level of support and supervision provided to the family home.


WJS is looking for people that are dedicated to delivering supports in and out of their homes, and want to make a difference in the lives of children and youth.


Compensation to be determined.


In Your Role You Will:

  • Administers medications to clients according to established policies and procedures.
  • Follow prescribed Individual Care Plans.
  • Maintain records such as logbooks and daily activities relating to clients.
  • Assist in the evaluation of service deliverables and contribute information and recommendations toward improvements to the program.


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


As An Ideal Candidate You Possess:

  • Valid CPR/First Aid certificate (or will obtain prior to contracting)
  • Valid Mandt and/or Non Violent Crisis Intervention certificate
  • Current Conflict Resolution training
  • Prior professional and/or personal life experience with children and/or youth living in the foster care system or professional experience working with individuals with a developmental disability
  • Prior experience in trauma informed care is an asset

Suitability of the applicant will be determined through a rigorous screening process based on an agency interview and a screening by the supported individuals (and any persons in the home), reference checks, submission of required documentation (including criminal record search by local police, vulnerable sector check, Ministry of Justice check, MCFD Prior Contact Check, current first aid certification, immunization records, TB clearance, SAFE home study, SAFE baby training-as applicable, willingness to complete foster parent training-as applicable, and a medical fitness confirmation).





Deadline for applications is April 23, 2018, or until suitable candidates are found. 

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

Please be sure to include Reference #CIC144-CHSP with your submission.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is April 23rd, 2018 or until suitable candidates are found.

Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references), including Reference #CIC144-CHSP with your submission.

WJS is an equal opportunity employer. Only suitable candidates will be contacted. No telephone calls please.
Contact Details:
Lisa Grills, Program Director
Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0318-0912&BRID=EX73804

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