WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join our new program in Prince George, as a temporary Residence Worker (32 hours).
Job Reference - #PH224-RWTPT
WJS Canada in Prince George supports adults with Addictions, Complex Mental Health and Behavioral needs through our Residential and Outreach Support programs. We also provide supports and mentoring to individuals with the designation of FASD, PDD/ASD. 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.
The Residence Worker (RW) is part of a dynamic care-giver team and is responsible for assisting our persons served (PS) to live successfully in the community or in semi-independent settings in an accredited agency and to ensure physical, emotional, social, educational, and medical needs are met. The RW assists PS to enhance quality of life with activities of daily living and the development of life skills. Provides behavioural support and supervision in the program and community, implements and monitors individual program plans through observation and accurate reporting, and participates in operating and maintaining the program. The RW is experienced with trauma informed practices and substance use, and has familiarity with Housing First, Harm Reduction and Employment First initiatives. This position requires union membership with BCGEU.
One (1) Part-Time Residence Worker position available:
• 32 hours - Friday and Saturday 0800-1600, Sunday and Monday 1600-2400
• Duration of temporary positions is estimated to be 3 months (February 2019), with the potential for extension and/or becoming permanent
Bona Fide Occupational Requirement:
This is a gender-specific position, requiring a male worker, due to the behaviour of the person served.
As An Ideal Candidate You Possess:
- A certificate or diploma or degree in related human/social service field
- Other combination of education and experience may be considered
- Previous experience with operating a licensed home and trauma informed practice
- Training in substance use 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
- Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate and Conflict Resolution Certificate
- Positive behavior supports experience
Complete details can be found at https://clients.njoyn.com/CL4/xweb/xweb.asp?clid=76383&page=jobdetails&jobid=J0918-0541&BRID=EX94449&SBDID=21896&LANG=1
Applications will be accepted until November 26th, 2018 or until a suitable candidate is found.
Please apply with a resume and covering letter (outline education, experience and references), including Competition #PH224-RWTPT. Attention: Gloria Given-Harding, Program Manager
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