Job Posting 70655

Outreach Worker
WJS Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Vancouver, BC
closes in 2 days (Thu, 13 May)
part time  •  Hourly wage of $23.81

We are currently hiring for an essential services position; a permanent, part-time Specialized Outreach Worker. 

 

Job Reference #J0421-1129

 

The Program:

WJS Canada 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.

We always listen to the person served's wants and needs staffing to SMART goals, written in an Individualized Support Plan (ISP). SMART stands for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant, Time-Bound. Areas of Support are based on Quality of Life Indicators represented by eight domains:

 

  • emotional well-being – contentment, self-concept, lack of stress
  • interpersonal relations – interactions, relationships, supports
  • material well-being – financial status, employment, housing
  • personal development – education, personal competence, performance
  • physical well-being – health and health care, activities of daily living, leisure
  • self-determination – autonomy / personal control, personal goals, choices
  • social inclusion – community integration and participation, roles, supports
  • rights – legal, human (respect, dignity, equality)

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. We work to improve quality of life served by enabling those in our care to be as self directed as possible and encourage them to make their own decisions as to what they want for their lives.

 

The Position:

Identifies and provides specialized supports and interventions for persons with developmental disabilities, FAS/FAE and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder in an accredited agency. Supports and instruction focus on community inclusion skill development, social network and employment skills. The positions will provide services to clients within the Outreach program.

 

Scheduling:

One (1) Permanent Part-Time position of 6-10 hours per week, with a flexible Monday through Friday schedule. Based upon the needs of the person served, the schedule may consist of afternoon and/or evenings during the week.

 

As an ideal candidate you possess:

  • A degree, diploma or certificate in one of the humanities, social work or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of one year experience working with persons with a developmental disability, and sexualized behaviour
  • 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), with their own reliable vehicle
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate or equivalent (i.e. MANDT) certification (or ability to obtain during probationary period)
  • 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.
  • Must have consistent / reliable access to a computer/working printer/scanner/copier
  • Cellular phone with data plan (compensation provided for business use of personal device)

**All applicants must provide at hiring, a current (dated within 6 months of hire date) Criminal Record Check 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.

 

Click HERE to APPLY!

 

Applications will be accepted until suitable candidates are found.

Please apply via the WJS Canada Careers page, under Job #J0121-0784 Attention: Rafia Moreno

 

Interviews may be conducted via web-based / online resources.

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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