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Job Number:  45456
Awake Residential Night Worker, Part-Time - Sumas House
Job Posted: Wednesday, 13 June 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 21 June 2018
(closing today)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Richmond, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $16.12-$18.77

WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our Sumas House team, as a Part-Time Awake Residential Night Worker.

 

Job Reference #SH183-ARNW16

 

Working hand-in-hand to strengthen people and communities across Canada. 

 

What’s in it for you?

  • Inspiring, challenging and rewarding work where you will make a difference each and every day that you work.
  • Appreciative teams, appreciative clients, organizational recognition and rewards.
  • Ability to ignite your career, while increasing your knowledge and skills through training and development programs.
  • Competitive Wage; Residence Worker Grid Level 6 $16.12 - $18.77

 

What does WJS do? 

At WJS Canada, our goal is to help individuals become active, empowered and involved in their communities. We offer a wide range of local programs and services that encourage inclusion and participation.   Our passion is to improve lives and develop life skills.

 

Where do we work?

While WJS serves individuals in many communities across Canada, this opportunity is in Richmond, BC. Situated on the southern coast of British Columbia, just south of Vancouver, Richmond offers a location with a variety of culinary and cultural opportunities. The area offers an abundance of shopping, amenities such as international cuisine, community festivals, along with the natural beauty of the area, suitable for individuals of every age.

 

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 Position 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 fellow team members and the On-Call Manager, as needed. Maintains a comfortable and clean living environment. This position requires union membership with CUPE.

 

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

  • Friday and Saturday 0000-0800

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 and knowledge of Trauma Informed practices
  • Successful candidate must sign an oath of confidentiality, a conflict of interest statement, abuse protocols and a code of ethics statement.

  

**Successful applicants will be required to participate in MCFD screening prior to confirmed employment with WJS Canada.**

 

Complete details can be found at https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0618-0312&BRID=EX83248&SBDID=21869&LANG=1

 

Deadline for applications is June 21st, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is June 21st, 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 #SH183-ARNW16 with your submission.
Contact Details:
Alexandra Miller, Program Manager
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
E-mail:
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0618-0312&BRID=EX83248


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