Job Posting 71178

Outreach Home Care Support Workers
WJS Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Various, BC
closing tomorrow (Tue, 15 Jun)
part time  •  Hourly wage of $21.00 - 23.81

We are currently hiring for Specialized Outreach Workers and Home Care Support Workers in the various regions within the Fraser Valley and Lower Mainland of British Columbia. Each of our programs has implemented additional safety measures for the health and safety of our employees and persons served, in compliance with Government recommendations.

 

Job Reference #J0421-0844

 

The Program:

WJS Canada's 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.

The Home To Stay program provides personal supports to clients in their own homes and specializes in services such as personal care, housekeeping, companionship, community connections, advocacy, and family support.

WJS Canada ensures the supports our clients receive meet their needs. Our staff are available twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week, based upon the needs of the persons served.

 

WJS Canada's 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 Positions and Scheduling:

WJS is continuing to grow on a regular basis, and is currently recruiting for experienced social services individuals, who are dedicated and excited to be a part of a growing company, from both the Specialized Outreach role and the Home Care Support Worker role, in the Lower Mainland / Fraser Valley areas of British Columbia.

The Specialized Outreach Worker identifies and provides specialized supports and interventions for persons with developmental disabilities, FAS/FAE and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder in an accredited agency. They offer a support and instruction focus on community inclusion skill development, social network and employment skills.

The Home Care Support Worker follows an Individual Care Plan, providing a variety of home support services to person served. This includes providing home-based cleaning and personal care to assist person served with the activities of daily living within varied settings to promote maximum independence as well as observe and document on client’s health condition and environment.

NOW HIRING 6 PART-TIME positions (vary from 2-15 hours per week) in areas such as Burnaby, Chilliwack and the Fraser Valley.

Future Openings could also include Casual / On-call positions, as well as, temporary and permanent part-time scheduling and will serve clients within the Vancouver, Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley areas (i.e. Vancouver, Richmond, Surrey, Langley, Abbotsford and Chilliwack). Part-time positions will work a variety of weekday and weekend shifts that could include (but not limited to), weekly scheduling of 4 hours up to 20 hours.

 

Scheduling:

  • Must be prepared to travel and to be able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekend.
  • Requires the full ability to perform on-call duties
  • Ability to travel within the above listed regions

 

As An Ideal Candidate You Possess:

  • A degree, diploma or certificate in one of the humanities, social work, social sciences or related field. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with persons with a developmental disability, and sexualized behaviour
  • Minimum of six (6) months in a similar working environment, facility or program
  • 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), reliable, safe vehicle with appropriate insurance
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Certificate or equivalent (i.e. MANDT) certification (or ability to obtain during probationary period)

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

 

Please apply via the Careers Page of the WJS Canada website, under Job #J0421-0844.

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