Agency: Life’s Journey Inc.
Posted: July 29, 2022
Program: Residential Services
Closing Date: August 14, 2022
Wage: $17.18 to 18.75 Hourly (Based on qualifications)
Hours Worked: Tuesday – Saturday: 8:00AM – 4:00PM & Sunday to Thursday: 4:00AM – 12:00AM
Location: (Winnipeg, MB)
Please submit a detailed Cover Letter on how you meet the requirements of this position,
along with a current Resume to our HR Department:
When applying for the position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title
within the subject line of your email or body of email/cover letter.
The House Lead is responsible for maintaining a safe home environment while providing
ongoing direct support of the participants of the Residential Program; ensuring all program
requirements are consistently being met. This includes participating in the ongoing
planning, monitoring and communication of activities of the program participants that are
in relation to each participant’s program planning documents. The House Lead is expected
to follow the Personnel Policies, including Workplace Health and Safety Policies, the
Operational Practices and the goals of Life’s Journey Inc. in completing their duties. The
House Lead provides training, mentorship, support and resources for Residential Support
This position works collaboratively with other members of the Residential Care Team
including: Residential Support Mentors, other House Leads, Clinical Case Managers,
Residential Case Workers, Residential Assistant Coordinators, the Residential Coordinator
and Program Manager. In addition to the Residential Care Team, the House Lead is also
responsible to ensure positive interactions with collaterals associated with the participants
This role requires an individual that is able to support the program and team with:
• High work standards: work ethic, task completion, consistency, follow up,
accuracy/attention to detail, time management.
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• Personal management skills: accountability, self-management, stress tolerance,
adaptability/flexibility, creativity, initiative, working in teams or independently,
• Personal development skills: ability, openness, willingness to learn, receives feedback
and seeks collaborative opportunities.
• Professional Skills: interpersonal and communication skills, influencing, collaboration
and the ability to establish effective relationships/trust with others, within professional
• Mentoring Skills: coaching, patience, influencing and modeling professional behavior.
REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: RESIDENTIAL COORDINATOR
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
• Experience working with individuals with suicidal ideations, dual mental health
diagnosis and self harming behaviors.
• Optimally, three years’ experience in a related role and supporting individuals with
disabilities, demonstrating empathy an developing practical, supportive and effective
• Previous, residential experience and understanding of Manitoba Licensing Legislation,
Regulations and Standards, as well as, planning, organizational and administrative
• Satisfactory Child and Adult Abuse Registry check, satisfactory Criminal Record Check
(vulnerable sector search) and a satisfactory Driver’s Abstract and License.
• Certification of First Aid Level 1 – Emergency.
• The ability to attend work regularly as scheduled or requested.
• Demonstrated language, writing, comprehension skills.
• Demonstrate cultural knowledge competence and participate in agency training for
• A safe and reliable vehicle and proof of appropriate insurance on vehicle.
CORE COMPETENCIES FOR ALL EMPLOYEES
Respect, Collaboration, Integrity, Effective Communication, Patience and Perseverance,
Reasoning and Decision Making
Life’s Journey strives towards a workforce
that has fair representation of the community that we serve
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