Rehabilitation Worker, Forensic Mental Health - Regular Full-Time

PHSA - Coquitlam, BC (6 months ago)

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Rehabilitation Worker

Forensic Mental Health

What you’ll do

Facilitate community outings which are daily, a valid class 4 BC driver’s licence is required.
Carry out components of established psychosocial rehabilitative programs to address the assessed needs of patients by implementing, actively participating in and evaluating open and closed therapeutic programs.
Implement individual program plans and corresponding psychosocial rehabilitation intervention strategies including: a wide variety of group-based rehabilitation and/or vocational rehab programs such as cooking programs for OT ( for maximum ,medium, minimum security patients); determining the destination and taking patients on small or large group staff supported community outings; implementing planned patient activities/programs and/or programs in Fir Hall such as the Retail Training/Canteen program; setting up gym equipment and instructing patients in its use for Recreation Therapy programs; preparing woodworking supplies and providing direction to patients in the completion of woodwork projects; conducting pre and post safety checks in the woodworking shop and vocational rehab programs.
Work collaboratively with the inter-professional team to develop individualized rehabilitative treatment plans for patients by identifying patient strengths, limitations and functional level for program involvement.
Work with team members in the regular evaluation of assigned programs with regard to patients’ assessed needs and progress, and modify or change programs as indicated, e.g., recommending suitability for programs and determining when it is safe and appropriate to integrate community rehabilitation resources and opportunities into individual patient treatment programs.

What you bring

Graduation from a recognized recreational, rehabilitation or related health or human services program
Two (2) years recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Valid Food Safe Certificate
Valid Class 4 BC Driver's License

You have the ability to

Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
Deal with others effectively
Physically carry out the duties of the position
Organize the work
Operate related equipment

If this sounds like you, apply now!

What’s in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
Flexible work options including flextime, work locations and job sharing (eligibility will vary)
Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.

Job type: Regular, Full-time
Wage: $25.98 per hour
Location: Coquitlam, BC
Hours of work: Tuesday to Saturday, 12:15 - 20:15 hours
Reference: 86392

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What we do

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BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.