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Competition Number:
HS252-CasHCSW
Job Number:
J0722-0956
Job Title:
Home Care Support Workers, On-Call (Fraser Valley)
Job Type:
Casual/On Call
City:
Fraser Valley
Province / State:
British Columbia
Hours of Work Per Week:
Varied
Scheduled Days Each Week:
Varies
Scheduled Hours:
Must be prepared to work a flexible schedule including some evenings and weekends.
Number Of Positions:
2
Hiring Manager Name & Title:
Balwinder (Bobby) Bains - Program Manager
Compensation:
$22.00/Hour

The Program

WJS Canada’s Home To Stay provides personal supports to clients in their own homes and specializes in services such as personal care, housekeeping, companionship, community connections, advocacy, and family support. The Home to Stay program has been providing support to people with many different needs since 2013. WJS staff are trained in many aspects of health care and our experience allows for flexibility in supports and ensures individuals in our care are safe.

We ensure the supports you receive meet your needs. We’re available twenty-four hours a day, 7 days a week. We encourage feedback to help ensure the right caregiver and supports are in place allowing the client to feel safe and comfortable with their caregiver and services.

The Position

The Home Care Support Worker following an Individual Care Plan will provide a variety of home support services to person served. This includes providing home-based cleaning and personal care to assist person served with the activities of daily living within varied settings to promote maximum independence as well as observe and document on client’s health condition and environment. The Home Care Support Worker reports to the Program Manager.

Scheduling:
• Three (3) casual / on-call positions available in the Fraser Valley
• Must be prepared to travel and to be able to work a flexible schedule, including some evenings and weekend.
• Requires the full ability to perform on-call duties
• Ability to travel within the Fraser Valley region

In Your Role You Will

• Perform light housekeeping duties such as vacuuming, dusting, washing dishes, sweep and mop floors, cleaning, make beds, garbage removal and laundry.
• Assist clients with daily living such as hygiene, grooming, dressing, toileting, bathing, tube feeding, meal planning and preparation.
• Provide am or pm bedside care
• Administer medications to clients according to established policies and procedures.
• Follow prescribed Individual Care Plans.
• Maintain records such as logbooks and daily activities relating to clients.
• Assist in the evaluation of service deliverables and contribute information and recommendations toward improvements to the program.

*** Prior to confirmation of employment all applicants must provide a current (dated within 6 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 in one of the humanities, social sciences or related field
• Minimum of six (6) months in a similar facility or program
• Current WCB Occupational First Aid, Level 1 and CPR certificates required
• Experience with basic sign language and/or alternative communication strategies training or experience an asset
• Valid Class 5 Driver’s License and clean driver’s abstract
• Reliable, safe vehicle with appropriate insurance

Other Requirements:
• A physician’s note confirming suitability, including a negative tuberculosis screening test
• Successful criminal record/vulnerable sector check.
• Successful candidate must sign an oath of confidentiality, a conflict of interest statement, abuse protocols, and a code of ethics statement

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.

What WJS Canada does

WJS Canada's mission is "We serve individuals and families with high quality, personalized, and culturally responsive support". 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

While WJS serves individuals in many communities across Canada, these opportunities are in the Fraser Valley area of BC. Situated on the southern coast of British Columbia, the Fraser Valley and surrounding areas, offer outstanding scenery, amazing diversity and extensive culture; all within a mild climate. It is an area rich with eco-adventures and personality. Amenities include international cuisine, an abundance of shopping, community festivals, a variety of eco-tourism, along with the natural beauty of the area, suitable for individuals of every age.

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

We recognize that equity diversity and inclusion (EDI) is an important element in our work and in our day to day lives.

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