Awake Residential Night Worker
Date: August 02/ 2017                    
Residential Services: Community Complex Care Residential Resource                                                  
JOB TITLE:  Awake Residential Night Worker       F.T.E. Allowance:   1 FTE   
Permanent Position: Yes – start date to be determined
WAGE: As per Union Contract – CUPE 523 – Grid Level 6 - this position requires union membership
LOCATION:  4107 Residence
HOURS OF WORK: Over night work – 11pm – 7am - rotational schedule  
Summary: The Awake Residential Night Worker – is required to work independently and as part of a team, often in stressful conditions with clients who have experienced extreme trauma and a variety of other mental health issues/concerns.  The successful candidate will monitor and attend to the well being and safety of residents during the night. They will be required to do light housekeeping and food preparation as necessary.
• Minimum requirement of grade 12 and six (6) months of recent related experience. 
• First Aid within 90 days of hire
• Food Safe Certification
• CPI and/or Mandt Certification – provided in-house
• Criminal Record Check
• TB Skin Test
• Valid BC Driver’s License  and suitable Driver’s Abstract 
CLOSING DATE:  August 09, 2017 - noon                       
Reply to Jan Shumay for the Director of Operations and Services, Provide current resume and any relevant training and experience.
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Phone:  250 545 3572
Reports to Director of Operations and Services; Program Supervisor
Classification Residential Child and Youth Worker
Rating for Grid Level/Point Value Grid level 11 – Point Value 605
Effective Date On-Going
Last Updated August 2017
Union CUPE – Local 523
Job Summary Provide care to children/youth with moderate to severe behavioural problems in a residential setting
Duties and Responsibilities 1. Participates in the assessment, goal setting and progress evaluation of children/youth
2. Teaches children/youth to relate in a socially appropriate manner through the use of daily routines and activities
3. Monitors clients in a residential setting and ensures their safety and well-being
4. Provides behaviour management counselling to clients on a one-to-one and/or group basis by performing duties such as providing feedback on clients’ behaviour, teaching coping techniques and adaptive behaviour and providing guidance and support
5. Provides emotional support and crisis intervention to clients which may include non-violent physical interventions
6. Ensures communication and liaison between facility, school, family and the community
7. Ensures that the clients’ physical needs are met by performing duties such as assisting with basic personal hygiene, preparing meals, and administering medication as required in accordance with established guidelines, procedures and instructions
8. Maintains reports such as statistics, logbooks, daily activities on residents
9. Carries our household duties such as meal preparation and household cleaning
10. Administers medication to clients in accordance with established policy
11. Accompanies clients to appointments and community outings
12. Performs other related duties as required
Qualifications Education and Knowledge: Diploma in a related human/social service field
Training and Experience: Two (2) years of recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Additional Requirements / Information 1. Criminal Record Check
2. Police Information Check
3. Valid BC Driver’s License
4. Copy of current driver’s abstract
5. TB Skin Test
6. Food Safe
7. CPI Certification
8. First Aid with CPR
Forward updated resume to Lisa Krushen, Director of Operations and Services,
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