Job Posting 101444

Residential Child and Youth Worker
WJS Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
Abbotsford, BC
closes in 3 days (Sun, 16 Jun)
full time  •  $27.54 - $31.61 per hour

Residential Child and Youth Worker, Permanent, Full-Time

Job #J0524-0663

Schedule: 40 hours per week, Sunday through Thursday 1500-2300


The Concord House Program is designed to accommodate youth that are in the care of MCFD or a Delegated Aboriginal Agency. 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. We offer a safe environment in a residential and friendly neighbourhood. Concord House is a one bed resource.


Join our dedicated social services team, to mentor these individuals to develop their unique strengths and encourage independence.


What will I do?  

The Residential Child and Youth Worker (RCYW) provides care to children, youth or adults with moderate to severe behavioural problems in a residential or day 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 position requires union membership with CUPE.


How much will I make?   $27.54 - $31.61 per hour, based upon the position and the Collective Agreement in place for CUPE

When can I get started?   Once you complete the new hire process and have the mandatory security clearance(s) applicable to that role and sector.


As An Ideal Candidate You Possess:

  • Child and Youth Care Degree or Diploma OR a Diploma or Degree in one of the humanities, social work or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of two years recent related experience in child and youth care, emergency shelter or a combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Previous experience with trauma informed practice
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract with a reliable, safe vehicle that has appropriate insurance

Other Requirements:

  • Valid CPR/First Aid, WHMIS, and Food Hygiene and Sanitation certificates (or ability to obtain within probation period)
  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate (NVCI) and/or MANDT and Conflict Resolution Certificate (or ability to obtain within probation period)
  • Physician’s note confirming suitability, including immunization records and a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Prior experience with implementing Behavioural Interventions
  • Prior experience in Trauma Informed Practices


**Successful applicants will be required to participate in MCFD screening and provide three (3) professional reference prior to confirmed employment with WJS Canada.***


WJS adheres to provincial/legislated communicable disease prevention protocols. Some of our community health care providers/stakeholders may require WJS employees to be vaccinated in order to be able to enter establishments while supporting WJS individuals/clients in service.


No candidate will meet every single desired qualification. If your experience looks a little different from what we've identified and you think you can bring value to the role, we'd love to learn more about you! Please apply.

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