WJS Canada Temp, Full-Time Residence Worker (Sun-Thur) – Mains Temporary in Nanaimo, BC

WJS Canada

Branch Nanaimo BC CA

Temp, Full-Time Residence Worker (Sun-Thur) – Mains
Nanaimo, BC

We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face….

The temporary full-time Residence Workers (RW) are part of a dynamic care-giver team and are 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. These positions require union membership with BCGEU.

One (1) temporary, full-time position with 40 hours per week:
• Sunday – Thursday 1500-2300
• The duration of the position will be dependent upon the parameters set within the Ministry contract and could potentially be up to 18 months.

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 3 months of hiring date) Criminal Record Check and 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 or diploma or degree in related human/social service field
• Other combination of education and experience may be considered
• Preference given to those with one year experience operating a licensed home, trauma informed practice, ABA
• Current WCB Occupational First Aid, Level 1 (or ability to obtain within the probation period)
• Ability to use common computer applications required (training provided)
• Valid BC Driver’s License, clean driver’s abstract and use of personal vehicle with appropriate insurance

What WJS Canada does

WJS Canada’s mission is ‘Strengthening people and communities with innovative, individualized services’. The support we provide for families, emphasizes building relationships to enhance the family’s strengths and achieve goals that address their needs for support in areas of struggle. Services are individualized and based on the family’s belief that their own internal resources can be strengthened and that other helpful skills can be developed. For more information on WJS, services and career opportunities, visit www.wjscanada.com

Our Employees Enjoy

At WJS Canada, trust, strong connections, innovation and results are the pillars of our mandate. We manage by developing our core strength: our people. We give employees the tools to do the job, developing their competence and their confidence, by conducting training programs to ensure professional development and build skills, employee morale, employee safety, health, loyalty and satisfaction. Developing people includes respecting employees work-life balance through flexible hours, locations and duties. We support our staff with assistance and benefit packages, innovative wellness programs and compassion for the life challenges they face.

For more information on WJS Canada visit our website: www.wjscanada.com

No telephone calls please. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be notified.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Nanaimo, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-04-03
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