Job Posting 64263

Residence Workers
WJS Canada
Kootenay, Cariboo, North Coast / Nechako / North East
Prince George, BC
closes in 2 days (Wed, 23 Sep)
casual / on-call  •  Hourly wage of $20.52 - $23.90

WJS Canada is currently looking for individuals to join our Prince George programs, as Casual / On-call Residence Workers.

 

Job Reference – #J0520-0045

 

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.

 

The Position:

The Casual Residence Worker (CRW) is part of a dynamic care-giver team and is responsible for assisting our persons served (PS) to live successfully in the community or in semi-independent settings in an accredited agency and to ensure physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs are met. The CRW assists PS to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. Provides behavioural 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 CRW is experienced with trauma informed practices and substance use, and has familiarity with Housing First, Harm Reduction and Employment First initiatives. This position requires union membership with BCGEU.

 

Schedule:

This position will work a variety of shifts that include weekdays, weekends and evening shifts that could include (but not limited to) scheduling of 0900-1700, 1600-2400 and 1630-2230. Casual shifts will cover vacation, sick time and extra staffing requirements, as needed.

 

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess:

  • A certificate or diploma or degree in related human/social service field
  • Other combination of education and experience may be considered
  • 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

Other Requirements:

  • 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.
  • Experience with substance misuse is an asset

 

**Prior to confirmation of employment, all applicants must provide a current (dated within 3 months of hire date) BC Ministry of Justice Check. These checks can often take a number of weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.

 

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Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis, or until suitable candidates are found.

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