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Psychiatric Aide
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Competition #:01524074
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.61 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Hourly Wage:$22.38 - $24.47
Close Date:APRIL 22, 2021*
Comments:Effective April 2, the hourly rate for this position will be: $23.27-$25.45

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a permanent part time (0.61 FTE) Psychiatric Aide to join our team at the Hillside Centre - Interior Adult Psychiatric Centre in Kamloops, B.C.

In accordance with established vision and values of the organization and as a member of the multi-disciplinary tertiary acute psychiatry/psycho-geriatric/neuropsychiatric services team and under the direction of the Manager (or designate), the Psychiatric Aide performs a variety of duties in the personal care and emotional support of patients. These duties are performed in accordance with established policies, procedures, standards and philosophies of Hillside Interior Acute Psychiatric Centre; Tertiary Mental Health and Addictions Services, and Interior Health.

Hillside Centre is a 47 bed inpatient tertiary psychiatric facility located in Kamloops, BC. It provides specialized treatment for those with the most complex mental health disorders, both adults and elderly individuals who cannot be care for in the psychiatric system in their own area, not just within Interior Health but throughout the province.

Hillside’s focus is on diagnosis and treatment of psychiatric disorders as well as psychosocial rehabilitation strategies to promote stabilization and reintegration into the community to return home. Major psychiatric treatment programs offered at Hillside are:
• Neuropsychiatry
• Adult
• Geriatric
• Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU)

Shifts of will work will be rotating days and nights with shift times of 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. 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 to be redirected to the Employment Advisor

• Grade 12
• Resident Care Attendant Certificate
• One year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Current First Aid, CPR, and Food Safe Certificates
• A valid class V BC driver’s license.
• BC Care Aide and Community Health Worker registry (please include your number)

This posting is for a position at a facility covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s Single Site Order and selected applicant(s) must comply with the requirements of the order.

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