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Life Skills Outreach Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 7, 2019
Type Full Time / Contract
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $24.38 - $26.42 - Per Hour
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Life Skills Outreach Worker

Competition #: 01296617
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Department: KAM MHSU YICM (TIER 5)
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $24.38 – $26.42
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 13, 2019*


Position Summary
We are currently seeking a permanent full time Life Skills Outreach Worker to join our Youth Intensive Case Management (YICM) team at the Lansdowne Centre in Kamloops, B.C.

This position is a member of a multi-disciplinary Mental Health and Addictions Team providing a comprehensive array of services within a psycho social rehabilitation framework to adults with serious and persistent mental illness and/or within a harm reduction framework for those with substance use problems/disorders and who experience severe challenges in daily living as a result. This position will provide these services offering a variety of rehabilitative and treatment modalities inclusive of outreach, community and facility care.

Shifts of work for this position are Monday to Friday. Shift times are from 09:00 to 17:00 hours.

Click here to watch a video on why joining our Mental Health & Substance Use team is your next best career move!

This position offers the opportunity to truly make a difference in someone’s life through outreach services. If you’re passionate about working in mental health services and meet our qualifications, apply today!

• Mental Health Worker Certificate or Human Services Worker Certificate or Addictions Worker Certification.
• Two years recent, related experience working with individuals living with mental illness, and/or substance use problems/disorders, or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Food Safe Level 1 Certificate.
• Basic First Aid Certificate.
• Non-violent crisis intervention training.
• Valid BC Driver’s License.

*Previous experience with youth in a Mental Health & Substance Use capacity is an asset

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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