Mental Health & Substance Use (Mhsu) Substance Use Worker – Vernon

Mental Health & Substance Use (Mhsu) Substance Use Worker – Vernon

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Author pmnationtalk
Date January 24, 2021
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Vernon, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Job title :MENTAL HEALTH & SUBSTANCE USE (MHSU) SUBSTANCE USE WORKER – VERNON
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.60 FTE)

Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring a Temporary Part Time MHSU Substance Use Worker to join our progressive Mental Health & Substance Use team in Vernon.

The Substance Use 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 persons experiencing substance use problems/disorders or concurrent substance use and mental health problems have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services.

The Substance Use Worker provides assessment, treatment, service coordination, and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Substance Use Worker functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Shifts of work will be rotating days from 08:30 – 16:30 (22.5 hours a week) until April 22, 2021 or return of incumbent.

If this sounds like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you. Make a Difference. Love Your Work. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• Bachelor Degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position (i.e. Social Work, Psychology, Counselling, Mental Health, etc.).

• Two years’ recent related experience in an alcohol and drug treatment environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

• Current valid BC driver’s license.

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