Life Skills Worker

Life Skills Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 6, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Penticton, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LIFE SKILLS WORKER
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :BRAEMORE LODGE
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.63 FTE)
Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Life Skills Worker to join our team at Braemore Lodge in Penticton!

Life Skills Workers play an important role in care. They plan, observe, monitor and report on clients’ progress and level of acceptance to services and support.

They assist clients with activities associated with daily living and work to demonstrate and model appropriate behaviors related to problem solving and decision making. Life Skills Workers provide structured support to help develop and maintain life skills related to:

  • time management;
  • money management, budgeting skills, how to access funds and other forms of available assistance;
  • organization and interpersonal communication;
  • personal care;
  • household management;
  • menu planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation and
  • community access.

This is a permanent part time (0.63 FTE) opportunity. Shift types are days, evenings and nights and shift times are 09:00 to 17:00, 15:00 to 23:00, 23:00 to 07:00, or 19:00 to 07:00. The successful candidate will be eligible for a fantastic benefit plan including paid vacation and sick time, health and welfare benefits and a great pension plan.

If this opportunity is aligned with your education, training and passion for mental health, we want to hear from you. Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

  • 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.

Qualifications

  • Grade 12
  • Certificate in a field relevant to the position (i.e.: community social services, rehabilitation)
  • One year recent related experience working with individuals experiencing mental health and substance use problems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
  • Valid certificates in CPR, First Aid and Food Safe required
  • Current valid B.C. Driver’s License
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