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Community Mental Health Worker (Facility) Life Skills Worker
Posted date [Dec-12-17]  (ID: 94810)
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Interior Health is one of six publicly funded health authorities in British Columbia. With more than 19,000 employees and nearly 1,600 physicians on our team, we are developing the future of health care through innovation and professional development.

Located in the Southern Interior of British Columbia, our beautiful region includes larger cities such as Kelowna, Kamloops, Penticton, and Vernon along with a multitude of rural communities such as Cranbrook, Golden, Ashcroft, and 100 Mile House. Interior Health is dedicated to providing the best possible service to our citizens with staff and physicians who are committed to teamwork and high quality patient care all playing an important part in our vision to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of British Columbia....

We are currently seeking a casual Community Mental Health (Facility) Life Skills Worker to join our team at Willowview in Vernon.

The Community Mental Health (Facility) Life Skills Worker contributes to a supportive and empowering environment that will enhance the resident’s recovery. Within a specialized residential care environment, this position facilitates the clients’ movement toward independent living, through the maintenance/cleanliness of the facility and engaging in daily activities with the clients that are established through the Clients’ care plan.

Willowview provides many services including adult community support, adult short-term assessment and treatment, community residential programs, geriatric programs, crisis intervention, day and outpatient programs, addictions counselling, concurrent disorders services, group therapy, peer support, and after-hours mental health support.

Shifts of work are of a casual nature and may be scheduled days, evenings and nights; 07:30 to 15:30, 15:00 to 22:00, 23:30 to 07:30, 11:00 to 19:00.

If you are an experienced mental health professional and passionate about helping those in our community, this is the job for 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. Apply today to join our team!


Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

  • Grade 12.
  • One year Human Service Worker Certificate or Mental Health Worker’s certificate
  • Minimum of 2 years recent related experience in a mental health setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • First Aid Level 1 required.
  • Current valid BC driver’s license.

Skills and Abilities:

  • Familiarity with local community support and treatment services.
  • Ability to apply knowledge of Mental Illnesses & Treatments.
  • Ability to work under conditions of uncertainty
  • Ability to perform duties of the job
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a care team.
  • Ability to organize and prioritize.
  • Ability to communicate effectively (verbal & written).
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of information gathered.

CLICK HERE to apply!

Job Title Community Mental Health Worker (Facility) Life Skills Worker
Company Name Interior Health
Email
Category Category -> Healthcare
Job Type Job Type -> Part-Time
Salary
Location Vernon
Area Area -> Other Locations