Life Skills Worker

Life Skills Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date January 6, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Sparwood, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LIFE SKILLS WORKER
Community :SPARWOOD
Facility :SPARWOOD HEALTH CENTRE
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.60 FTE)
Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring a permanent part time (0.60 FTE) Life Skills Worker to join our team at Sparwood Health Centre in Sparwood, B.C. We are seeking an experienced mental health worker to provide supportive care for individuals who experience severe challenges in daily living as a result of their mental illness and/or substance use disorder.

The Life Skills Worker performs a variety of duties involving clients who are placed in the Short Stay, Stabilization, Treatment and Recovery housing program. Reporting to the Team Leader (site specific), this position is a member of the multidisciplinary Mental Health and Addiction team providing and array of services within a psychosocial rehabilitation and harm reduction framework for clients with a serious mental illness and/or substance use disorder. The Life Skills Worker is expected to engage the resident and family as people with full competence and as full collaborators in service planning, delivery and evaluation.

The shifts for this position are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 08:30 to 16:30.

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. Apply today to join our team!

Qualifications

  • Grade 12
  • Community Mental Health Worker Certificate
  • One year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid First Aid Certificate
  • Current CPR
  • Food Safe
  • Current valid BC Driver’s License.
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