COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH WORKER 1

INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY - Vernon, BC (30+ days ago)

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Job title :COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH WORKER 1
Community :VERNON
Facility :VERNON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :CASUAL

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a casual Community Mental Health Worker 1 to join our team in Vernon!

The Community Mental Health Worker 1 functions as part of an integrated multidisciplinary Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Team and performs a variety of life skills and general support duties involving clients who are living in their own housing. Reporting to the HCIS Manager or designate, and in accordance with established treatment plans, this position provides services within a psychosocial rehabilitation and harm reduction framework for the assigned client population(s) with severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders.

This position also provides support to clients in the development and maintenance of the skills required to live successfully in their own homes. The Community Mental Health Worker 1 is expected to engage clients in various community settings as people with full potential and as meaningful collaborators in their own service planning, delivery and evaluation.

Casual shifts are scheduled on an as-needed basis between the hours of 08:30 to 17:22, 12:30 to 21:22 and 17:00 to 21:00.

If you are trained in mental health and have a passion for providing care management to those in need, apply today!

Qualifications

  • Grade 12
  • Certificate in a field relevant to the position (such as, Community Mental Health Certificate, Human Service Worker Certificate, Social Services Worker Certificate, etc.)
  • One year recent related experience working with the assigned client population(s) experiencing mental health and/or substance use problems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Food Safe certificate required.
  • Current valid B.C. Driver’s License.