U-601 - Residence Worker

U-601 - Residence Worker

03 Feb
W J Stelmaschuk and Associates Ltd.

03 Feb

W J Stelmaschuk and Associates Ltd.


Salary: $20.52 - $23.90/Hourly

Job Type: Part Time, Permanent

Start Date: As soon as possible

Language: English

Minimum Education: Diploma

Positions Available: 1

NOC Group: Community and Social Service Workers (4212)

NOC Job Title: Community And Social Services Worker

Expires in 15 days

Expires: 2021-02-17

Posted: 2021-02-02

Last Updated: 2021-02-02

Job Location(s)

Nanaimo, British Columbia

Job Description

WJS Canada is currently looking for an individual to join the Mains team in Nanaimo, as a Permanent, Part-Time Residence Worker, Overnight Scheduling.

Job Reference – #J0221-0045

The Program:

Main’s Program is designed to accommodate youth that have experienced a history of failure in other programs and group homes in Nanaimo, British Columbia. Our services support youth recovering from adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and overcoming other adversity by providing them with housing and trauma-based guidance.

We accommodate and support traumatized youth in comfortable and welcoming facilities with twenty four hour staffing. Paired housemates share common areas but each child has his or her own bedroom. We offer a safe environment in a residential and friendly neighbourhood. An open door policy encourages a wandering youth to return at any time.

The Position and Scheduling:

The part-time Residence Worker (RW) 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 Worker assists 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 requires union membership with BCGEU.


One (1) permanent, part-time position with 16 hours per week:

Friday and Saturday 2300-0700

As an ideal candidate you possess:

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 with a clean driver’s abstract and a reliable vehicle

Non-Violent Physical Crisis Intervention Certificate and Conflict Resolution Certificate

Positive behavior supports experience

Other Requirements:

Clear physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test

Successful candidate must sign an oath of confidentiality, a conflict of interest statement, abuse protocols and a code of ethics statement.

Applicants will be required to provide three (3) professional references that WJS Canada will be able to contact in a timely manner at time of interview.

**Successful applicants will be required to participate in MCFD screening prior to confirmed employment with WJS Canada.**

Applications will be accepted on an ongoing basis.

Please apply via the Careers Page of the WJS Canada website under #J0221-0045.



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Expiring: Feb 17, 2021

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