Job Posting 64261

Outreach Home Care Support Workers
WJS Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Various, BC
closes in 5 days (Wed, 23 Sep)
part time  •  Hourly wage of $20.00 - 22.00

We are currently hiring for essential services positions such as Specialized Outreach Workers and Home Care Support Workers. Each of our programs has implemented additional safety measures for the health and safety of our employees and persons served, in compliance with Government recommendations.

 

Job Reference #J0520-0598​​​​​​​

 

The Program:

WJS Canada's Community Inclusion Services offer a safe and nurturing environment for the persons served. We focus on supporting the individual to achieve their goals and to maintain/gain as much independence as possible.

The Home To Stay program provides personal supports to clients in their own homes and specializes in services such as personal care, housekeeping, companionship, community connections, advocacy, and family support.

 

The Positions and Scheduling:

The Specialized Outreach Worker identifies and provides specialized supports and interventions for persons with developmental disabilities, FAS/FAE and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder in an accredited agency. They offer a support and instruction focus on community inclusion skill development, social network and employment skills.

The Home Care Support Worker follows an Individual Care Plan, providing a variety of home support services to person served. This includes providing home-based cleaning and personal care to assist person served with the activities of daily living within varied settings to promote maximum independence as well as observe and document on client’s health condition and environment.

 

Future Openings could include Casual / On-call positions, as well as, temporary and permanent part-time scheduling and will serve clients within the Vancouver, Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley areas (i.e. Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack).

 

Scheduling:

  • Must be prepared to travel and to be able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekend.
  • Requires the full ability to perform on-call duties
  • Ability to travel within the above listed regions

 

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess:

  • A degree, diploma or certificate in one of the humanities, social work, social sciences or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with persons with a developmental disability, and sexualized behaviour
  • Minimum of six (6) months in a similar working environment, facility or program
  • Valid CPR/First Aid certificate (or ability to obtain prior to employment)
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License and current driver’s abstract (hiring subject to abstract review),
  • Reliable, safe vehicle with appropriate insurance
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate or equivalent (i.e. MANDT) certification (or ability to obtain during probationary period)

**All applicants must provide at hiring, a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) Criminal Record Checks prior to confirmation of employment with WJS Canada. As this check can often take 1-6 weeks to obtain, it is recommended that applicants prepare accordingly.

 

Please apply via the Careers Page of the WJS Canada website, under Job #J0520-0598.


Applicants will be required to provide three (3) professional references that WJS Canada will be able to contact in a timely manner at time of interview.

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