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Job Number:  46919
Part-Time Residence Worker, 34.5hrs/week (#J0718-0738)
Job Posted: Tuesday, 7 August 2018
Closing Date: Tuesday, 21 August 2018
(60 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $18.15 - $21.14

WJS Canada is currently looking for one (1) individual to join the Our Place team in Vancouver, as a part-time Residence Worker (34.5hrs/week).


Job Reference – #J0718-0738


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.
  • Competitive Wage (Residence Worker Grid Level 10 $18.15 - $21.14)


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 Vancouver, BC.  Situated on the southern coast of British Columbia, Vancouver offers outstanding scenery, amazing diversity and extensive culture, all within a mild climate.  It is an area rich with eco-adventures and personality.  Often amongst the top places to live in the world, Vancouver offers amenities such as international cuisine, boutique shopping, community festivals, along with the natural beauty of the area, suitable for individuals of every age.  For more information on living and working in Vancouver, visit: http://vancouver.ca/


The Program:

Our Place Residential is a Complex Health and Behaviour support program located in Vancouver and is designed to provide services to adults with developmental disabilities and specialized health needs. The home has been in operation since 1990 and has evolved to provide programming for individuals who have “ageing in place” issues, some complex medical and behavioural needs as well as mobility and Alzheimer’s and/or Dementia issues. 


Our Place is staffed weekdays in the afternoon and overnight as residents participate in community based day programming. Our Place Residential Day Service offers specialized services to high needs participants. In-house day programming includes functional daily activities that provide growing and learning components as part of daily routines. Individuals learn personal care and life skills that assist them with day-to-day living.


The Position:

Under supervision, the Residence Worker (RW) is responsible for assisting clients to live successfully in residential settings in an accredited agency. Ensures physical, emotional, social, educational and medical needs are met. Assists clients 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 program plans through observation and accurate reporting, and participates in operating and maintaining the program. 


This position requires membership with CUPE.



This permanent part-time position will work 34.5 hours per week with a weekly schedule of:

  • Tuesday 1300-2030
  • Wednesday 1300-2100
  • Friday 1500-2300
  • Saturday and Sunday 1500-2030

As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • Certificate or Diploma in Human Services Field or minimum of two years recent related experience
  • Minimum of one year experience working in complex health
  • Valid CPR/First Aid, WHMIS and Food Hygiene and Sanitation Certificates
  • Valid Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention and Conflict Resolution Certificates
  • Physician’s note confirming suitability, including negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Valid BC Driver’s License with clean driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle
  • Experience with trauma informed practices
  • Positive behavior supports experience

**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=J0718-0738&BRID=EX89320&SBDID=21869&LANG=1


Applications will be accepted until August 21st, or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Applications will be accepted until August 21st, 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 #J0718-0738 with your submission.
Contact Details:
Marie Kirkham, Program Director
WJS Canada

Fax: (855) 465-5502
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0718-0738&BRID=EX89320

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