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Mental Health & Substance Use Elderly Services Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 7, 2019
Type Part Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $30.75 - $38.33 - Per Hour
Location Penticton, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Mental Health & Substance Use Elderly Services Worker

Competition #: 01296418
Employee Type: RELIEF PART TIME (0.40 FTE)
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE
Department: PEM MH ELDERLY
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $30.75 – $38.33
Close Date: SEPTEMBER 20, 2019*
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Position Summary
Penticton Health Centre is looking for a relief part time (0.4 FTE) Elderly Services Worker to join the Mental Health and Substance Use team of dedicated healthcare professionals. The Elderly Services Worker functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for older individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

The Elderly Services Worker functions as a member of the larger Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS) health care team and as a member of a specific MHSU multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to ensure that elderly persons with serious mental health problems made more complex by age related issues have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services. Using knowledge of geriatric psychiatry and the aging process, the Elderly Services Worker provides geriatric mental health assessment, treatment, case management, community support, and as required, urgent response to clients who may, in addition to mental illness, also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Elderly Services Worker functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for older individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Days of work are Tuesdays and Thursdays 08:30 to 16:30. This relief position is scheduled to end at the return of the incumbent.

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Qualifications
Bachelor degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position.

Two (2) years’ recent related experience in an elderly mental health services environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

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

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