WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our Prince George programs, as a permanent, part-time Residence Worker.
Job Reference – #J1020-0248
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. WJS staff encourage individuals to live a full life with personalized care based on individual needs. Our commitment is to provide the people we serve with programs that maximize progress and independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community and is a harm reduction model. WJS staff provide individuals with personalized supports to maximize progress and promote independent living. These skill streaming services cover training in sourcing a home and maintaining this housing through development of home management skills, problem solving, community safety, grocery shopping, accessing tertiary supports, budgeting and banking.
The Position and Scheduling:
Under supervision, the residence worker (RW) is responsible for assisting persons served to live successfully in residential settings in an accredited agency. Ensures physical, emotional, social, educational and medical needs are met. Assists persons served 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 service plans through observation and accurate reporting, and participates in operating and maintaining the program. This position requires membership with BCGEU.
One (1) permanent part-time position with standard schedule of 32 hours per week:
As an ideal candidate, you possess:
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, these contracted opportunities are in the area of Prince George, BC. Often referred to as BC’s Northern Capital, Prince George is located at the cross roads of Highway 97 and Highway 16. The bustling city offers an active and diverse community with a dry climate, including four distinct seasons. There is an abundance of sport-related opportunities for all ages, in addition to a vast array of cultural events and activities. For more information on living and working in Prince George, visit: http://princegeorge.ca
**Prior to confirmation of employment, all applicants must provide a current (dated within 6 months of hire date) Ministry Check. These checks can take a number of weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.
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