Job Posting 99278

Residence Worker - 1:1
WJS Canada
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley
Langley, BC
closed 5 days ago (Sun, 18 Feb)
part time  •  $25.05 - $28.75/hour

Job: #J0124-1148

Hours of Work Per Week: 12
Scheduled Hours: Monday and Tuesday, 0830-1430
Number of Positions: 1

The Position

This position is part of our Fraser Valley Connections program and provides 1:1 community inclusion services two days per week.


The person-served is non-verbal with the ability to understand Arabic. They have little, to no, English language comprehension. Some assistance with personal care will be required.


The Residence Worker (RW) with overnight awake scheduling, is part of a dynamic care-giver team and is responsible for assisting our person served (PS) to live successfully in residential settings in an accredited agency. Ensure physical, emotional, social, educational and medical needs are met. The Residence Workers assist the PS to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. They provide behavioural support and supervision in the program and community, implement and monitor individual program plans through observation and accurate reporting, and participate in operating and maintain the program. 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 CUPE.



One (1) permanent part-time position, with a weekly schedule of 12 hours:

  • Monday and Tuesday, 0830-1430


In Your Role You Will

  • With the team, participate in assessing and planning for individuals in program; documents, implements and contributes to program evaluation.
  • Provide life skills training such as meal preparation, housekeeping, personal care skills and personal finance; implements personal service plans.
  • Assist PS with activities of daily living such as hygiene, grooming and toileting.
  • Participate in various PS-focused activities in accordance with care plans.
  • Recognize, analyze, and deal with potential emergency situations such as PS aggressive behaviour according to PS Behaviour Safety Plan to ensure no harm comes to the PS and/or the public.
  • Administer medication to PS in accordance with established policy, protocols, and procedures.
  • Assist with case management by identifying potential problems and reporting any difficulties.
  • Provide emotional support and feedback to PS and their families.
  • Transport and assist PS to attend appointments, shopping or leisure activities; operates motor vehicles safely and legally while transporting PS or on WJS business.
  • Perform residential maintenance and housekeeping duties such as laundry, sweeping, mopping floors, mowing lawns, inventory, shopping, cleaning equipment and food services.
  • Maintain reports such as statistics, logs and daily activities relating to PS.
  • Utilize practices that promote health, welfare, safety and security of persons served.
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as required.


*** 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:

  • 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 complex health, or a combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Valid CPR/First Aid
  • Valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with clean driver’s abstract; preference to those that hold a Class 4 BC Driver's License, or the ability to obtain.
  • Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate and Conflict Resolution Certificate (MANDT)
  • Physician’s note confirming suitability, including immunization records and a negative tuberculosis screening test
  • Positive behavior supports experience
  • WHMIS, and Food Hygiene and Sanitation certificates an asset


WJS adheres to provincial/legislated communicable disease prevention protocols. Some of our community health care providers/stakeholders may require WJS employees to be vaccinated in order to be able to enter establishments while supporting WJS individuals/clients in service.

Not sure you meet the requirements? We still welcome you to apply, as we may be able to consider diverse combinations of skills, education and experience.

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