Job Posting 99583

Community Support Worker
WJS Canada
Kootenay, Cariboo, North Coast / Nechako / North East
Prince George, BC
closes in 10 days (Mon, 4 Mar)
full time  •  $25.05 - $28.75 per hour

Residence Worker, Permanent, Full-Time (Mon-Fri days)

Job #J0224-0223


When do I work? Monday through Friday, 0800-1600

How much will I make?   $25.05 - $28.75 per hour, based upon the position and the Collective Agreement in place for BCGEU

When can I get started?   Once you complete the new hire process and have the mandatory security clearance(s) applicable to that role and sector.


What will I do?

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 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.


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 a community-based setting, or a combination of relevant education and experience.

  • Previous experience with operating a licensed home and trauma informed practice

  • Training in substance use is an asset

  • Training / work experience dealing with sexually intrusive behaviours is an asset

  • 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

**Successful applicants will be required to provide three (3) professional reference prior to confirmed employment with WJS Canada.***


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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