Join our dedicated social services team, to mentor these individuals to develop their unique strengths and encourage independence.
We are currently hiring for the following roles, in a casual / on-call capacity, with the opportunity to apply for part-time and full-time positions, as they become available:
These positions require union membership with BCGEU.
Challenging behaviours may occur on a daily basis, therefore, only applicants with ASIST Suicide training, experience with de-escalation techniques and a minimum of 2 years experience working with individuals with significant mental health concerns, high behaviors and/or trauma will be interviewed for this position.
Casual/On Call staff will be contacted by the Staffing Office, to work a variety of unionized roles and shifts (based on availability) to cover staff illness, LOA, vacation etc. in a 24-hr/7 program located in Penticton, British Columbia.
Okanagan Community Living Residential Service is a residential program that offers supports to people with developmental disabilities. The Penticton Beach, Okanagan based residential program is housed in a large single family bungalow with an attached duplex, a large manicured yard and flowers along the walkways. Neighbours respect and support our residents. We are close to local restaurants and coffee shops. To encourage community inclusion, residents use public transportation although the program also has a vehicle.
Okanagan Community Living Residential Service is staffed weekdays in the afternoon and overnight as residents participate in our community based day programming. Okanagan Community Living Home Based Day Service offers specialized services to high needs participants. In-house programming includes functional daily activities that provide growing and learning components as part of daily routines. Individuals learn personal care and life skills that assist them with day-to-day living.
In Your Role You Will
*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 6 months of hiring date) Ministry Check. These checks can take up to 6 weeks to obtain, please ensure you prepare accordingly.
As An Ideal Candidate You Possess
**Successful applicants will be required to provide three (3) professional reference prior to confirmed employment with WJS Canada.***
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