Job Posting 72134

Residence Worker
WJS Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Langley, BC
closes in 11 days (Fri, 25 Jun)
part time  •  Hourly wage of $21.63 - $25.19

WJS Canada is currently looking for one individual to join our program in Langley, as a permanent, part-time Residence Worker.

Job Reference – #J0521-0130


The Program:

The Creative Options program offers day programming and job preparation to adults (19 years and older), with a wide range of developmental disabilities including challenging behaviour. The program currently serves a maximum of 25 individuals per day with many long term individuals. Creative Options provide the people we serve with individualized support programs to maximize progress and independence, support unique strengths and qualities, and encourage integration into the community. Individuals work with a chosen WJS staff who would then coordinate their activities. Our employment development program is designed to meet the needs of individuals who have expressed a desire for employment and require the skills, training and practical experience. We focus on pre-employment skills and move between goal setting, barriers to employment, career explorations, time limited work experience and training phases to the best of their abilities. We seek employment opportunities for job ready participants in the Langley/Aldergrove area.


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 CUPE.

One (1) permanent part-time positions with weekly schedule of 24 hours per week:

  • Tuesday through Friday, 0830-1430



  • 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
  • Must have working knowledge and experience with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • 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
  • Mandt and/or Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate and Conflict Resolution Certificate
  • Positive behavior supports experience is an asset

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 hiring date) Criminal Record Check and Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.


APPLY online via the WJS Canada Careers Page, under #J0521-0130!

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