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Adult Community Support Services (ACSS) Worker
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Competition #:01302630
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Reports To:MANAGER
Hourly Wage:$30.75 - $38.33
Close Date:SEPTEMBER 27, 2019*

Position Summary

The Penticton Health Centre is looking for Relief Full Time Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Adult Community Support Services (ACSS) Worker to join its team of Community Integrated Health Services Professionals.

Community Health Centers offer a variety of services in one location. Types of services delivered depends on patient needs and on whether comparable services are available nearby. Community Health Centers do not have acute care beds, but may provide: basic laboratory and radiology; urgent care; outpatient ambulatory care; community services; long term residential care services; and/or on-site doctors’ offices.

The Adult Community Support Services (ACSS) Worker functions as a member of the larger Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS) health care team and as a member of a specific MHSU multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to ensure that persons with severe and persistent mental health problems and/or problematic substance use issues have access to timely, responsive, evidence based treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services.

The ACSS Worker provides assessment, treatment, case management, community support and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The ACSS Worker functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Shifts of work are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:52 with a day off every second Friday. This relief position is scheduled to end January 9, 2020 or return of the incumbent.

Apply today to join our team!

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position.

Two (2) years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT