Job Posting 77886

Overnight Awake Residence Worker
WJS Canada
Cariboo, North Coast / Nechako / North East
Prince George, BC
closes in 3 days (Wed, 1 Dec)
full time  •  Hourly wage of $19.66 - $22.90

WJS Canada is currently looking for one individual to join our program in Prince George, as a permanent, full-time Overnight Awake Residence Worker.

Job Reference – #J1121-0338

 

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:

The awake residential night worker (ARNW) for this licensed, accredited agency attends to the health, well-being, safety and security of residents and the program site at night, and provides general, non-specific services to clients as required. This position will be alone during the overnight hours and must feel comfortable working alone, with support from fellow team members and the On-Call Manager, as needed. Maintains a comfortable and clean living environment. This position requires union membership with BCGEU.

Schedule
One (1) permanent full-time positions with weekly schedule of 40 hours per week:

  • Wednesday through Sunday, 0000-0800

 

Qualifications:

  • Grade 12 education PLUS certificate, OR minimum of 6 months equivalent experience in related human/social service field
  • Other combination of education and experience may be considered
  • Current WCB Occupational First Aid, Level 1 (or ability to obtain within the probation period)
  • Experience with behaviour management, basic sign language and/or alternative communications strategies training
  • Ability to use common computer applications required (training provided)

 

Other requirements:

  • Clear physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Experience working with complex health (including personal hygiene and seizures) is preferred
  • Successful candidate must sign an oath of confidentiality, a conflict of interest statement, abuse protocols and a code of ethics statement.

COVID-19; Please be aware that governments and/or funders within our service sectors are mandating services be provided by employees that are fully vaccinated again COVID-19. Proof of vaccination will be required prior to confirmed employment.


**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.

 

APPLY online via the WJS Canada Careers Page, under #J1121-0338!

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