Community Mental Health Worker

Community Mental Health Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 10, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Trail, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH WORKER
Community :TRAIL
Facility :KIRO WELLNESS CENTRE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Community Mental Health Worker to join our team in Trail B.C.!

The Community Mental Health Worker’s purpose is to ensure that persons with severe and persistent mental health problems and/or substance use disorders have access to timely, responsive, evidence based psychosocial rehabilitation across the continuum of available services. As a Community Mental Health Worker you will provide basic care management as well as establish rehabilitation objectives and plans for assigned client populations. You will perform a variety of life skills, advocacy, supportive counseling, psychosocial rehabilitation planning, and general support duties involving clients who are living in their own housing.

This is a relief part time position (60 hours bi-weekly) until the return of the incumbent. Shifts of work are scheduled between Monday and Friday from 08:00-16:30.

If you are trained in mental health and have a passion for providing care management to those in need, apply today!

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Come and join our team!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12
• Diploma in a field relevant to the position
• Two years recent related experience working with the assigned client population(s) experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse problems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Current valid B.C. Driver’s License

We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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