MHSU Substance Use Worker

MHSU Substance Use Worker

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 15, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $31.36 - $39.10 - Per Hour
Location Vernon, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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MHSU Substance Use Worker

Competition #: 01433731
Employee Type: RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: VERNON ADDICTION SERVICES
Department: VEM MHSU O/P SER-ADULT
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $31.36 – $39.10
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
Interior Health is hiring a relief full 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 from Monday to Friday 08:30 – 16:30. This relief position is scheduled to end March 18, 2022 or return of the 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
• 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.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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