Job Posting 68449

Residence Worker
WJS Canada
Kootenay, Cariboo, North Coast / Nechako / North East
Prince George, BC
closed 9 days ago (Wed, 24 Feb)
full time - term / contract  •  Hourly wage of $20.52 - $23.90

WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our program in Prince George, as a temporary, full-time Residence Worker.


Job Reference – #J0221-0365


The Program:

WJS Canada in Prince George supports adults with Addictions, Complex Mental Health, and Behavioral needs, including sexually intrusive behaviours through our Cluster Living program. We provide supports and mentoring to individuals with the designation of FASD, PDD/ASD who are living semi-independently in the PSI Cluster Living Residence. Located in downtown Prince George, the residences are close to all amenities, transit, local shops, restaurants, hospitals and resources. 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 maintaining housing through development of home management skills, problem solving, community safety, grocery shopping, meal preparation, 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) temporary full-time position with standard schedule of 40 hours per week each:

  • Monday through Friday 0800-1600
  • Duration of the temporary position is dependent on the return of the incumbent.



  • A certificate, diploma or degree in one of the humanities, social work or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of one year recent related experience in a community-based setting, or a combination of relevant education and experience.


As an ideal candidate, you possess:

  • 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.



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

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