Community Support Worker

Minto Counselling Centre - Iroquois Falls, ON (30+ days ago)

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Minto Counselling Centre

is presently looking for a

Community Support Worker

in Iroquois Falls

Hours: Part Time (18hrs per week)

The purpose of this position is to provide a range of support services to an adult clientele with severe mental illness and severe difficulties in day-to-day functioning.

Responsibilities include:

  • Social and recreational rehabilitation;
  • Crisis intervention;
  • Screening and assessment of needs and strengths;
  • Psycho-educational programs.

Qualification and other requirements:

  • College Diploma in one of the social sciences;
  • Registration or ability to register with ORPO or OCSWSSW;
  • 2 to 3 years of relevant experience;
  • Knowledge of mental illness and rehabilitation principles;
  • Excellent organizational skills;
  • Experience in crisis intervention is an asset;
  • Must be fluent in both official languages (written and oral);
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team and autonomously;
  • Capacity to manage multiple priorities, thrive in a fast paced environment;
  • Excellent problem solving skills;
  • Must have a vehicle and a valid driver=s license;
  • Police Vulnerable Sector Check clearance;

Salaries and benefits: According to the Collective Agreement.

Interested candidates must submit their application to Selections Committee.

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Job Type: Part-time

Salary: $22.44 to $27.30 /hour

Language:

  • English (Preferred)
  • French (Preferred)