As a Mental Health Support Worker, you will:
Implement person-centered plans designed to support and assist adults, youth, and children with individual development, community disability/development, behaviour management and or personal care.
Assist and support individuals to participate in a meaningful way in their personal life planning, in the identification of personal goals and aspirations, and in the definition and expansion of opportunities for personal growth and meaningful, valued roles within the community.
Assist and support individuals in the establishment and maintenance of shared, respectful relationships within the community, with a view to meaningful participation and inclusion.
Be aware of the individual’s physical, social and recreational environments, take action to minimize risks and maximize participation/inclusion, and refer more complex situations to more experienced resources where appropriate.
Be aware of and adhere to established policies, practices, and operational protocols, this includes being aware of adhering to medical protocols and standing orders relative to medication and other remedies.
Understand community issues and opportunities, and assist/support the individual with general access to and participation in the community.
To take on the role of Mental Health Support Worker, you must have:
Post secondary education in Human Services with preference given to individuals with some specialized training and/or has demonstrated successful experience in a relevant setting
A positive attitude and belief that persons with disabilities have the right and responsibility to define and pursue their life choices and pursue active participation and involvement in the community
Ability to meet conditions of employment including but not limited to: active Standard First Aid/CPR (Standard or level C is preferred), Immunizations: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hep B, Varicella, Measles, Mumps, Rubella along with clear TB testing, a clear Security Clearance including Vulnerable Records check and Intervention Records Check
About CBI Health Group:
As Canada's largest integrated community-based healthcare services network, CBI is focused on improving health and enriching lives. CBI delivers interdisciplinary physical and behavioural health services across home, clinic and facility settings. Our network of dedicated staff and thought leaders are committed to innovating healthcare to deliver proven outcomes. CBI is uniquely positioned to support the evolving health needs of Canadians through its 13,000 clinical and administrative staff in 250 facilities and over 100 transitional/residential homes across 800 communities. www.cbi.ca