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Job Details

Job Number:  58233
Part-Time Residence Worker (38.5hrs) #J1019-0209
Job Posted: Wednesday, 9 October 2019
Closing Date: Tuesday, 22 October 2019
(2 days ago)
WJS Canada
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Part time
Location: Vancouver, BC Salary: Hourly wage of $19.45 - $24.20

WJS Canada is currently looking for 1 individual to join the Gladstone program team in Vancouver, as a part-time Residence Worker, including Residential Child & Youth Worker shifts (38.5hrs/week).


Job Reference #J1019-0209


The Program:

Gladstone House is a home and a community-based day program housed in a large single family residence on a quiet street in Vancouver close to local restaurants and coffee shops. Neighbours respect and support our residents. Gladstone House provides lifelong support to four men who have mental health issues, cognitive disabilities or are living with mental health related diseases. WJS staff assist individuals in living a full life through supports based on individual needs. Programs are designed to provide those we serve with personalized support programs that stress independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community.


The Position:

Under the supervision of the program manager and/or other senior staff, the Residence Worker is responsible for providing general, non-specific client services. The position ensures physical, emotional, social, educational and medical needs are met. Assists clients to enhance quality of life 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.


The Residential Child and Youth Worker (RCYW) provides care to children and youth with moderate to severe behavioural problems, in a residential program setting, in an accredited agency. As key worker for assigned persons served, the RCYW is responsible for overall development and care of those individuals. In conjunction with the individual’s care team, the RCYW assesses physical, psychological, social and developmental needs, and designs and implements individualized personal service plans and plans of care that address and meet those needs. The RCYW also participates in the operation and maintenance of the program.



This permanent part-time position will work 38.5 hours per week with a weekly schedule of:

  • Friday 1530-2300
  • Saturday 1500-2300
  • Sunday 0800-1600
  • Monday and Tuesday 1530-2300

Position will work 36.5hrs (Grid 10) in the role of a Residence Worker and 2hrs (Grid 11) in the role of a Residential Child and Youth Worker. This position requires membership with CUPE.


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 complex health, or a combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Valid CPR/First Aid
  • Valid BC Driver’s License with clean driver’s abstract
  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate and Conflict Resolution Certificate
  • Physician’s note confirming suitability, including immunization records and a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Positive behavior supports experience
  • WHMIS, and Food Hygiene and Sanitation certificates an asset


**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.





Applications will be accepted until October 22, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found.

How to Apply
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Applications will be accepted until October 22nd, 2019 or until a suitable candidate is found.

Please apply via the WJS Canada Employment page under Job #J1019-0209.
Contact Details
Marie Kirkham, Program Director
WJS Canada
www:   clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J1019-0209&BRID=EX13746

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