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Community Mental Health Worker 1
Location:Penticton
Facility:PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01408489
Employee Type:RELIEF FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:HEU
Facility:PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE
Department:PEM MH LIFE SKILLS SUPPO
Reports To:HCIS MANAGER (OR DESIGNATE)
Hourly Wage:$22.38 - $24.47
Close Date:JULY 06, 2020*
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Position Summary

We are currently hiring a relief full time Community Mental Health Worker 1 to join our team at the Penticton Health Centre.

The Community Mental Health Worker 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 works with the assigned client population(s) in developing, maintaining, or restoring daily living skills, and participates in activities to support skill development such as training, modeling and support in the following areas:
• financial management and budgeting;
• interpersonal communication and relationships;
• providing medication reminders;
• overall wellness self management;
• personal care (e.g.: hygiene);
• making and keeping appointments and other aspects of personal organization;
• household management (e.g.: laundry, cleaning);
• menu planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation;
• community access (e.g.: public transportation and general community services); and
• vocational planning.

Shifts of work are Monday to Friday, 08:30 to 16:30 with weekends and statutory holidays off. This relief line is scheduled to continue until the return of the incumbent.

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

• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
 
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.

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