WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join the Sumas House team in Richmond, as a Temporary Full-Time Residential Child and Youth Worker.
Job Reference – #J1120-0243
The Sumas House Program is designed to accommodate youth that have experienced a history of failure in other programs and group homes. 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. Paired housemates share common areas but each child has his or her own bedroom. We offer a safe environment in a residential and friendly neighbourhood. An open door policy encourages a wandering youth to return at any time.
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.
One (1) temporary full-time position of 40 hours per week, Tuesday through Saturday 0800-1600.
Duration of the position will be dependent on the return of the incumbent.
As an ideal candidate you possess:
***Prior to confirmation of employment with WJS Canada, all applicants are required to participate in MCFD screening and provide a current (dated within 6 months of hiring date) BC Ministry Check.***
APPLY via the Careers Page of the WJS Canada website, under Job #J1120-0243!
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate is found.
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