Mental Health Support Worker, Burnaby, BC

CBI Health Group - Burnaby, BC (30+ days ago)

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PRIMARY DUTIES

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 .

QUALIFICATIONS

To take on the role of Mental Health Support Worker, you must:

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:
CBI Health Group is Canada’s largest provider of integrated community healthcare. For over 40 years, we have remained totally committed to improving the health and enriching the lives of Canadians.

What sets us apart is our ability to work as a unified network dedicated to the ongoing learning that allows us to foster best practices, improve access to care and create better results for our patients. We organize our teams and services to ensure the right professionals and caregivers provide the right service, at the right time, in the right place.

In over 250 facilities, our services are provided by a dedicated team of more than 11,000 administrators, support staff and caregivers that include physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians and behaviour therapists.

The CBI group of companies includes CBI Health Centres, CBI Home Health, We Care Home Health Services, Monarch House, CBI Workplace Solutions, and CBI Assessment Services. Our expanding transitional and residential community care network now numbers more than 60 homes nationwide.

At CBI, our people really care and believe that by working together, we can aim higher and make great things happen every day.

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CBI Health Group is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment and selection process.

We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.