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Job Number:  45048
Mental Health Support Worker- Casual
Job Posted: Thursday, 31 May 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 15 June 2018
(66 days ago)
Fraserside Community Services Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Casual
Location: Burnaby, BC Salary: 20.07 per hour

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

POSTING # 18-MH-FSH-03

 

Fraserside Community Services Society invites applications for the following position:

 

Job Title:                      Mental Health Support Worker

Program:                      Fraserdale Program

Classification:             Standard Grid level 10 – Transition House Worker

Rate of Pay:                 $20.07 per hour and increments in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement

 

JOB SUMMARY:

To provide support with residents with serious and persistent mental illness by facilitating individualized goal-oriented treatment/recovery plans which are based on a psychosocial rehabilitation and recovery model approach.

 

DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Minimum Diploma in a related human service field and one year recent work experience with adults who have serious and persistent mental illness; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience; certification in Psychosocial Rehabilitation required
  • Sound knowledge of and commitment to the principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation and the Recovery Model
  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively with family members, the community and support network, with team members and the wider agency
  • Demonstrated skills in planning, decision-making, coaching, human-relations such as a genuine concern and respect for mental health clients
  • Knowledge of current medications and medication administration/monitoring procedures
  • Demonstrated ability and commitment to working effectively with diverse populations
  • Valid First Aid/CPR, Nonviolent Crisis Intervention and Food Safe certification
  • Working knowledge of Windows operating system and MS Word; familiarity with an electronic case management system is preferred
  • Experience cooking for 12-15 people preferred
  • Successful Criminal Record Check
  • Knowledge of community resources is essential

HOURS OF WORK:

This is a casual/ on-call position; start and finish times may vary and flexibility with hours of work is required to meet client and program needs as determined by the Program Coordinator.

 

This position is open to male and female applicants. This position requires union membership.

 

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter and resume, quote posting number, provide an E-mail address and telephone number, and include qualifications, experience and any other information that may assist the Society in arriving at a hiring decision.

 

E-mail applications to

 

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY POSTED:                                   31 May 2018

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CLOSED:                                   15 June 2018

 

Fraserside is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest in Fraserside. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Cover letter and Resume (Word or PDF formats)
Contact Details:
Jason Hamdan
Fraserside Community Services Society
2nd Floor - 519 Seventh St.
New Westminster, BC, V3M 6A7

Tel: (604) 522-3722
Fax: (604) 522-4031
E-mail:
www:   www.fraserside.bc.ca


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