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Job Number:  43214
Senior Residential Worker
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 April 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 20 April 2018
(2 days ago)
Encompass Support Services Society
Region: Fraser Valley Type: Full time
Location: Langley Salary: $21.56 - $23.94


Senior Residential Worker – Fox House

 External Posting


As a neighbourhood-based organization, our purpose is to strengthen the health and vitality of community by:

  • identifying and responding to community needs,
  • collaborating to enhance the lives of those we serve,
  • cultivating effective, sustainable partnerships.The Opportunity DATE:                                                        March 8, HOURS OF WORK:                                Four
  • The Opportunity
  • We are currently looking for a self-directed, engaging, empathetic Senior Residential Child and Youth Worker to join our growing team. Reporting to the Program Coordinator, the Senior Residence Worker will provide support to program youth and staff through care plans that develop social and life skills while living in a collaborative team environment. The program, located in Langley, is a 24 hour emergency receiving home for youth between the ages of 12 to 19 who are in need of short term stabilization.
  • JOB POSTING:                                         2018-0100SRW
  • DATE:                                                        April 3, 2018
  • POSITION:                                                 Permanent Full Time
  • HOURS OF WORK:                                  Four Day rotating schedule                                                                    Evenings 3:00pm - 11:00pm      
  • ANTICIPATED START DATE:                  May 2018
  • BENEFITS:                                                Full Benefits - MSP, Extended Health, Dental, RRSP
  • CLOSING:                                                 April 20, 2016 at 4:30pm
  • VACATION:                                               as per ESS policy
  • SALARY RANGE:                                     Grid 12 $21.56. – $23.94 per hour                                                            
  • POSITION:                                                 Permanent Full-Time
  • Key Responsibilities
  • Assist the Program Coordinator in providing orientation, training, work direction and guidance to residence workers by performing duties such as clarifying program policies, reviewing work, and scheduling residence workers. Provides input to residence workers’ performance evaluations.
  • May oversee the operation of the residence in the absence of the Program Coordinator or as directed.
  • Participates in the assessment, goal setting and program planning (Personal Service Plan) for individuals living in a residence. Documents, implements, and provides input into the evaluation of the program.
  • Provides life skills training such as meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care skills and personal finance and implements personal service plans.
  • Recognizes, analyzes and deals with potential emergency situations such as client’s aggressive behavior to ensure no harm comes to the clients and/or the public. Reports problems to the Program Coordinator.
  • Administers medication to clients in accordance with established policy.
  • Assists with case management by identifying potential problems and reporting any difficulties. Provides input to counsellor, professional with regard to the development of appropriate program plans to achieve residents’ objectives. Contributes to the evaluation of residents’’ progress and prepares reports. 
  • 1. Education and Knowledge
  • We are interested in candidates with the following Qualifications
  • Certificate in a related human/social service Field
  • Current knowledge of issues and resources related to youth at-risk, mental health, homelessness, addictions, and poverty issues.
  • 2. Training and Experience
  • Two (2) years recent related experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience3. Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to provide leadership within a team environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective problem-solving, conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
  • Strong assessment and treatment planning skills to assist residents with life skills training.
  • 4. Other Information
  • Must possess a valid BC Class 5 Drivers’ License and have a reliable vehicle(mileage paid for work use)
  • Mandatory Criminal Record check
  • Prior Contact/Child Welfare Check
  • Mandatory Physical/Medical Information Check
  • First Aid certification
  • Primary source credential verification
  • Driver’s Abstract review

Send Resume and Covering Letter with job posting reference to:


ATTN: Human Resources

Encompass Support Services Society

Address: 20618 Eastleigh Crescent, Langley BC, V3A 4C4

Fax: 604.534.8802 Email:

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please no phone calls


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send Cover Letter and Resume. No phone calls please.
Contact Details:
Ysanne Harvey
Encompass Support Services Society
20618 Eastleigh Crescent
Langley , BC, V3A 4C4

Tel: 604-634-2171
Fax: 604-534-8802
www:   www.encompass-supports.com

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