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Job Number:  46725
Residence Worker, Part-Time (2 vacancies) - Outreach
Job Posted: Monday, 30 July 2018
Closing Date: Monday, 13 August 2018
(63 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Kootenay, Cariboo Type: Part time
Location: Prince George, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $18.15-$21.14

WJS Canada is currently looking for two (2) individuals to join our newest program in Prince George, as part-time Residence Workers.

 

Job Reference #PG203OR-RWPT2

 

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.
  • Comprehensive benefit plans for eligible employees.

 

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.

 

The Program:

WJS Canada in Prince George supports adults with Addictions, Complex Mental Health and Behavioral needs through our Outreach Support program. We also provide supports and mentoring to individuals with the designation of FASD, PDD/ASD who are living semi-independently in the PSI Cluster Living apartments. These apartments, located in downtown Prince George, are close to all amenities, transit, local shops, restaurants, hospitals and resources. Individuals at the Cluster currently are living in the same building with each having their own suites. WJS staff encourage individuals to live a full life with personalized care based on individual needs.

 

The Position:

Under supervision, the residence worker (RW) is responsible for assisting persons served to live successfully in residential settings in an accredited agency. Ensures physical, emotional, social, educational and medical needs are met. Assists persons served to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. Provides behavioral support and supervision in the program and community, implements and monitors individual service plans through observation and accurate reporting, and participates in operating and maintaining the program. This position requires membership with BCGEU.

 

Scheduling:

 

Two (2) Permanent Part-Time Positions available: Position 1 - 12 hours per week:

  • Tuesday 1230-1630
  • Thursday 1600-2000
  • Friday 1230-1630

Position 2 - 24.5 hours per week:

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday 0900-1300
  • Friday 1200-1630

 

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess:

  • A certificate, diploma or degree in one of the humanities, social work or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of one year recent related experience in a community-based setting, or a combination of relevant education and experience.

Other Requirements:

  • Previous experience with operating a licensed home and trauma informed practice
  • Training in substance use is an asset
  • Familiarity with Housing First, Harm Reduction and Employment First initiatives
  • Valid CPR/First Aid, WHMIS, and Food Hygiene and Sanitation certificates
  • Valid BC Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract
  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate and Conflict Resolution Certificate
  • Positive behavior supports experience
  • Clear physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • 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) Ministry Check and/or Criminal Record Check. These checks can take a number of weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.

 

Complete details can be found at https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0318-1155&BRID=EX88537&SBDID=21869&LANG=1

 

Deadline for applications is August 13th, 2018, or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Deadline for applications is August 13th, 2018 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 #PG203OR-RWPT2 with your submission.
Contact Details:
Gloria Given Harding, Program Manager
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
E-mail:
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0318-1155&BRID=EX88537


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