Careers

The Bloom Group provides services and support to individuals from a wide variety of backgrounds, orientations and ethnicities. Individuals accessing our services may be living with significant chronic challenges in the areas of mental health, addictions, violence, poverty and more.

Our committed staff works in a diversity of roles to provide direct care and support to residents and clients, look after our facilities, manage systems and processes and administer records and accounts. We seek staff members that respect and promote our commitment to providing low and reduced-barrier services that are inclusive and accessible to any individual in need, regardless of their circumstances. We believe in the right and capacity of all people to live with a sense of self-worth and self-determination.

The Bloom Group is committed to embracing diversity in the workplace. We are a unionized workplace and we support the principles of the Human Rights Code of BC.

Providing housing, health and social services in our community requires compassion, care and forethought – but must also be driven by a strategic approach.
Click here to read The Bloom Group’s 2019-2022 Strategic Plan. 

CARF_CA_Seal_144pxIn 2018 the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) awarded a Three-Year Accreditation to the The Bloom Group’s women and children, hospice, mental health and supported housing services, as well as our governance, administration and business functions. The award recognizes the quality of both our direct service delivery and our management practices. Learn more about CARF and our commitment to excellence. 

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22-74 FT Indigenous Services Team Lead – Powell Place

The Indigenous Services Team Lead provides engagement and support services, particularly to Indigenous Women experiencing trauma related to impacts of colonization, residential school, inter generational trauma, and the child welfare system. The incumbent will utilize a resiliency strength based approach to support, drawing upon the resident’s inherent abilities, empowering them to make informed decisions and establishing a collaborative working relationship. The Indigenous Services Team Lead provides comprehensive support services to residents through the provision of supportive counseling, specialized case planning, crisis intervention which incorporates indigenous approaches and knowledge. The Indigenous Services Team Lead provides consultation, training, and support to program staff in their work with Indigenous Women accessing services. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group’s philosophy of care and provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis.

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19-57 Food Service Worker (Casual)

The Food Service Worker preps by setting up prior to each meal, cleans the work area and food preparation equipment, and cleans and maintains the storage rooms ensuring food supplies are stored properly.

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22-76 FT Employment Outreach Worker – Cordova & Victory House

Under the direction of the Coordinator, Cordova House & Victory House, the Employment Outreach Worker is responsible for employment readiness and placement of individuals seeking employment through the You’re Hired Program. The Employment Outreach Worker facilitates the identification of employment opportunities and support to individuals to secure jobs.

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22-77 PT Shelter Support Worker – Powell Place & Springhouse

The Shelter Support Worker facilitates day-to-day communal living among residents of the Women and Children’s program through the provision of emotional support, information, referrals and advocacy. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group philosophy and provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis.

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22-78 TFT Shelter Support Worker – Powell Place

The Shelter Support Worker facilitates day-to-day communal living among residents of the Women and Children’s program through the provision of emotional support, information, referrals and advocacy. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group philosophy and provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis.

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23-01 Full-Time Maintenance Worker – Facilities

Working with initiative and independence, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing a variety of skilled labor related to building service work for the upkeep of a safe, clean and healthy living and working environment. This role is responsible for the administrative, maintenance, janitorial and security functions of the facility.

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23-02 Full-Time Maintenance Worker- The View

Working with initiative and independence, the Maintenance Worker is responsible for performing a variety of skilled labor related to building service work for the upkeep of a safe, clean and healthy living and working environment. This role is responsible for the administrative, maintenance, janitorial and security functions of the facility.

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22-68 FT Case Planning Support Specialist – Powell Place

The Case Planning Support Specialist is responsible for the coordination, evaluation and continued development of case planning services for Powell Place and Springhouse Shelters and Transitional Housing. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group Policy and Women and Children’s practices and procedures to provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis, working under the direction of the Support Services Coordinator. The incumbent will provide coordination to a client-centred case planning approach that ensures residents have a major say in identifying goals and service needs. The goal of the coordinated case planning role is to empower women, draw on their own strengths and capabilities, and promote an improved quality of life by facilitating timely access to the necessary supports and housing; and thus shorten the length of homelessness women accessing our services experience.

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22-69 FT Case Planning Support Specialist – Springhouse

The Case Planning Support Specialist is responsible for the coordination, evaluation and continued development of case planning services for Powell Place and Springhouse Shelters and Transitional Housing. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group Policy and Women and Children’s practices and procedures to provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis, working under the direction of the Support Services Coordinator. The incumbent will provide coordination to a client-centred case planning approach that ensures residents have a major say in identifying goals and service needs. The goal of the coordinated case planning role is to empower women, draw on their own strengths and capabilities, and promote an improved quality of life by facilitating timely access to the necessary supports and housing; and thus shorten the length of homelessness women accessing our services experience.

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22-70 FT Rapid Rehousing Support Specialist- Powell Place

The Rapid Rehousing Support Specialist is responsible for the coordination, evaluation and continued development of the Rapid Rehousing program for Powell Place and Springhouse. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group Policy and Women and Children’s Practices and Procedures to provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis, working under the supervision of the Case Planning Support Specialist. The incumbent will oversee a client-centred rapid rehousing service that involves providing eligible participants with support on housing searches and services needs that promote independence, self-determination, integration into community and permanency in housing. The role of the rapid rehousing support specialist is to facilitate quick housing placements with wrap around services that allow residents to achieve housing stability thereby shortening the length of homelessness for program participants

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22-72 FT IT Support Coordinator

Under the supervision of the IT Manager, the IT Support Coordinator role provides technical and maintenance support to IT related systems and equipment for all staff and all programs within the TBG organization. This includes (but is not limited to) computers, printers, scanners, software, phones, cell phones, LAN/WAN, SharePoint cloud-based network, IT onboarding/offboarding staff.  This position is also responsible for assisting with IT onboarding/off boarding staff, asset management and documenting IT policy and procedures.

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23-03 Part Time Child and Youth Worker – Springhouse

The Child and Youth Support Worker facilitates a safe and supportive environment for children and mothers (and/or guardians) residing within the Women and Children’s Program through the provision of emotional support, information and age appropriate activities that support childhood development. The incumbent will act in accordance with The Bloom Group philosophy and provide low barrier harm reduction trauma informed support and assistance to women and children in crisis, with a focus on the development of child and youth programs.

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23-04 Casual Housekeeper – Cordova House

The Janitor performs a variety of cleaning duties such as wet mopping, scrubbing, waxing and polishing floors; washing walls, windows and ceilings within assigned commission buildings.

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19-06 Cook 1 (Casual)

The Cook prepares balanced, nutritious meals for the client/residents, maintains the inventory levels of food and supplies, and ensures that the food and supplies are rotated. The Cook maintains an orderly, sanitary work area.

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21-64 Case Planning Support Specialist – PP

The Case Planning Support Specialist is responsible for the coordination, evaluation and continued development of case planning services for Powell Place and Springhouse Shelters and Transitional Housing.

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22-13 – RPT Housekeeper – PP

The Housekeeper provides general housekeeping services to all Women and Children’s program common areas, resident rooms, vacated rooms and second stage transitional housing suites. 

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22-14 – RFT Housekeeper – PP

The Housekeeper provides general housekeeping services to all Women and Children’s program common areas, resident rooms, vacated rooms and second stage transitional housing suites. 

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22-48 RFT Coordinator – Cordova House & Victory House

The Coordinator oversees the day-to-day operations of Cordova House and Victory House (a total of 114 units), supportive and mental health housing, respectively, in developing and implementing care and services in accordance with The Bloom Group’s policies. The Coordinator ensures all program deliverables, quality improvement initiatives, standards, and regulations are met in consultation with the Manager of Housing. Acting as a resource to staff in the provision of services, the Coordinator recruits, schedules, deploys, and evaluates staff; and provides supervision. The Coordinator facilitates collaboration and consultation between Cordova House, Victory House, and community partners and service providers. Fostering a positive and collaborative working environment, the Coordinator is committed to participating in their own continuing professional development and supporting that of the staff team

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22-49 FT Care Coordinator – Hospice Services

The Care Coordinator leads the collaborative care planning process, provides supervision to hospice care staff, and acts as a clinical resource to hospice and supporting housing nurses, care aides, and interdisciplinary team members in the provision of direct care to patients/residents.  Assists the Hospice and Supportive Housing Managers in assessing clinical development needs/interests of staff, and with orientation and instructional programs.  Assists in the promotion of quality improvement initiatives.  Maintains Nursing Standards of Practice and provides staff development, supervision, and support relative to hospice and supportive housing palliative care services.

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22-51 C Cook 1 – Victory House & Cordova House

The Cook prepares balanced, nutritious meals for the client/residents, maintains the inventory levels of food and supplies, and ensures that the food and supplies are rotated.  The Cook maintains an orderly, sanitary work area.

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21-34 – Houskeeper

The Housekeeper provides general housekeeping services to all Women and Children’s program common areas, resident rooms, vacated rooms and second stage transitional housing suites.

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20-24 Mental Health Worker (Casual)

As a member of a multidisciplinary team, the Mental Health Worker assists residents with mental and physical disabilities to live successfully in the community by providing a variety of day-to-day physical, emotional, and social supports, life skills assistance, information, and resources in accordance with service/care plans; participates in activities; participates in service/care planning

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19-21 Licensed Practical Nurse (Casual)

The Licensed Practical Nurse implements the residential care plans for each client/resident and performs all general nursing duties to enhance the physical, mental, and social care of the clients/residents within the LPN scope of practice.