Life Skills Worker

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Life Skills Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date October 14, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Trail, BC
Category Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :LIFE SKILLS WORKER
Community :TRAIL
Facility :HARBOUR HOUSE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Relief – Full-Time Life Skills Workers to join our team at Harbour House in Trail!

Life Skills Workers play an important role in the continuum of 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.

Hours of work: Rotating Days, Evenings, Nights – 07:00 to 18:00, 09:00 to 19:10, 19:00 to 07:00

If you have a certificate relevant to the position and experience of working with individuals experiencing mental health and substance use challenges, then we would love to hear from you.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Come and join our team!

**Please Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL/MH facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• 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 – please upload copies of these certificates along with your application
• 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.

*This posting is for a position at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order

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