Job Title: Residential Support Worker
Program: Quick Response Program
Supervisor: Jeet Dhaliwal, Residential Supervisor
Employment Type : Regular Full Time Grid 13 ($28.47 - $31.24)
Closing Date: 17 November 2023 Closing Time: 4:30 p.m.
Pacific Community Resources Society is committed to diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from people of all gender identities and expressions, persons with disabilities, Indigenous peoples, and visible minorities.
PCRS seeks a Residential Support Worker to work as part of a residential team that is responsible for the direct care of youth placed with Pacific Community Resources Quick Response Program.
The Residential Support Worker is a member of the residential team which is responsible for the direct care of youth placed with Pacific Community Resources Quick Response Program. The program provides short-term (six to eight weeks) assessment and stabilization services to youth in the Fraser Region who are at high risk of harming themselves or others. Core responsibilities include assisting in stabilization by providing basic care and supervision to youth, on and off site; participating in the assessment and planning for each youth; and assisting in household duties. Adherence to standards of professional practice and ability to work independently within a team framework are essential.
The Youth Worker will have a sound understanding of levels of care and standards, and both normal and delayed or problematic development and behavior.
The schedule for this live-in position may vary and can be coordinated with the Team Lead and Manager to ensure we are providing the best care for youth in the home. Currently the schedule is 2 shifts on and 2 shifts off for a total of 70 hours per pay period.
Who We Are
Pacific Community Resources Society (PCRS) is a large not-for-profit agency that serves some of the most vulnerable people in our communities from Vancouver to Hope. We work with youth and vulnerable adults in the areas of education, employment, housing, substance use and mental health, and youth and family support services. We are CARF Accredited and a Certified Living Wage Employer.
Our Vision - Everyone thriving in strong, healthy communities!
Our Mission - To inspire healthy and inclusive communities through leadership and collaboration.
Our Values - Advocacy, Diversity and Inclusion, Empowerment, Service Excellence, Stewardship, Well-being We are grateful to operate on the traditional, ancestral, and unceded territories of the xʷm əθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh), Qw'?ntl'en (Kwantlen), se’mya’me (Semiahmoo), sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen), q̓ic̓əy (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ�əm (Coquitlam), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), máthxwi (Matsqui) and Stó:lō Nations.
* Eligibility will vary depending on terms and role requirements – details for this posting will be provided on request.
Persons who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact our HR department at . Personal information will be kept confidential.
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