Awake Residential Night Worker - Temporary Position

South Peace Community Resources Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Application Process

To apply to this position, please quote the competition number and send your resume and cover letter to:

  • Dawson Creek
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Job Summary

Under the direction of the Department Manager, The Temporary Awake Residential Night Worker will maintain a safe, comfortable and clean-living environment by:

  • Monitoring the safety and well-being of residents during the night and attending to their needs.


The Awake Residential Night Worker will have:

  • A Grade 12 Diploma;
  • Six months recent, related experience; or
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Skills & Knowledge

The Awake Residential Night Worker will require:

  • The ability to work with individuals with developmental disabilities and mental disorders;
  • The ability to manage high risk behaviours;
  • The ability to manage crisis situations;
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Organization, prioritization and motivation skills;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • The ability to work independently and/or as part of a team;
  • The ability to work in an isolated environment;
  • The ability to work with people of diverse ages, cultures and personal situations;
  • Computer literacy in Excel, Word and email programs;
  • A valid driver’s license;
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR Certificates;
  • A W.H.M.I.S. Certificate;
  • A Medication Delivery Training Certificate;
  • FoodSafe Certificate;
  • Foundations Training and
  • a CPI Certificate.

Personal Attributes

The Awake Residential Night Worker must demonstrate:

  • A high degree and awareness of ethical and professional conduct;
  • Cultural, social and economic awareness;
  • Empathetic listening and support qualities;
  • Tact and diplomacy;
  • Sensitivity and a non-judgmental attitude;
  • Good boundaries and self care practices;
  • A willingness to work flexible hours;
  • A person centered practical approach; and
  • Good physical health.

Hours of Work

35 hours per week, flexible to meet program needs.

5 days on 5days off 2 days on 2 days off

10pm to 8am

Rate of Pay

$23.73 per hour, as per the Collective Agreement.

How to Apply

Please submit your resume to:

Tallulah McCullough, Human Resource Coordinator
P.O. Box 713 (10110 - 13th Street)
Fax: (250) 782-4167

E-mail: humanresources@spcrs.ca

  • Please include competition #1989 with your resume
  • Only short-listed applicants will be contacted
  • This position requires union membership
  • This position is open to female applicants only