(not logged in)

Hide nav pane
books & more

Job Details

Job Number:  46726
Mental Health Worker
Job Posted: Monday, 30 July 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 12 August 2018
(69 days ago)
MPA Society
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley Type: Casual
Location: Vancouver Salary: (not entered)

POSTING NUMBER:                             LICHOU – CAS


POSITION:                                             Mental Health Worker



UNION:                                                 HEU – MPA Certification

                                                               HEU – Tamarack Certification



PROGRAMS:                                          Various in the Licensed Housing Division

                                                                Specifically Winston Manor and Virginia House

                                                                Vancouver, Maple Ridge, Abbotsford


SALARY RANGE:                                   Grid 10A: $22.38 – $24.26


AVAILABILITY:                                      Applicants must be available to accept casual shifts for blocks of work, overnights, as well as weekends.


JOB DETAILS:                                        Please refer to the job description listed below for the details of the positions.


QUALIFICATIONS:                               Please refer to the job description listed below for the qualifications and education that is required for the positions.



** All employment is subject to a satisfactory result from a criminal record check done through the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General.



Please send cover letters and resumes to citing the posting number LICHOU – CAS. Please note that only those selected for interviews will be contacted. Thank you for your interest.




At MPA Society, the unique capabilities and talents of our employees are our greatest asset. We believe that a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace culture enhance our ability to work in partnership with the diverse communities and people we serve. MPA Society hires on the basis of merit, and we encourage applications from all qualified individuals.  







Job Description – Mental Health Worker

Licensed Housing



Classification Benchmark:               Support Worker 2


Grid Level:                                           Grid 10A


Collective Agreement:                      Community Subsector Association


Reports to:                                           Nurse Manager


Job Summary

The Mental Health Worker must have the personality, temperament and competence to work with residents in a licensed care environment. The incumbent should be well motivated and have the ability to motivate others. This position requires shift work and under direction assists residents with activities of daily living and generally does role modeling in a manner that will maintain and respect the spirit, dignity and individuality of others. Care for residents and the facility comes under the supervision of the Nurse Manager.


Functions & Responsibilities

While other duties may be assigned, main duties and responsibilities include the following:

  1. Under direction, to assists members with activities of daily living.
  2. Recommend and participate in developing meaningful, realistic and measurable individual care plans.
  3. To assess, monitor and record members’ needs and progress on a daily basis and/or as needed.
  4. Encourage an atmosphere of independence, self-reliance and mutual accord by role modeling, teaching and training. Areas to be addressed are daily life skills, money management, making and keeping appointments and other related duties as they arise.
  5. To plan, implement and evaluate social and recreational programs in the facility and encouraging participation in the community events as directed.
  6. Administer medications and treatments in accordance with the Pharmacy Policies, standards and philosophy. Assess impact of medications by documenting impressions.
  7. Ensure safety in the work place in accordance with WorksafeBC standards and regulations.
  8. Assist with orientation of new staff and members.
  9. Assist residents and co-workers with house cleaning on a daily, weekly, monthly and annual basis.
  10. Prepare, cook and serve meals in accordance with Food Safe Standards and weekly posted menu. Monitor food supplies by listing needed items and rotating supplies.
  11. Perform yard maintenance by raking and bagging leaves, shoveling snow and salting sidewalks as required.
  12. Perform any other duties as assigned.


Education, Training & Experience

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representing the knowledge, skills and ability needed.

  1. High School Diploma or General Education Degree (GED)
  2. Mental Health Worker Certificate from a recognized college/university in social/behavioral science.
  3. Food Hygiene Certificate/Community Care Food Handlers Certificate
  4. Two years related experience
  5. Emergency Firs Aid Certificate/C.P.R. Certificate
  6. Current Driver’s License
  7. Medical Certification of capability of carrying out assigned duties
  8. Compliance with the TB immunization program of the Ministry of Health


Skills & Abilities

  1. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating/maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
  2. Ability to write routine reports and correspond proficiently.
  3. Ability to apply common sense, understanding and carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form.
  4. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.




How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Please send applications to citing the posting number LICHOU-CAS.
Contact Details:
Diana Pham
MPA Society
122 Powell Street
Vancouver , BC, V6A 1G1

Tel: 604-482-3716
Fax: 604-482-3760
www:   www.mpa-society.org/about-mpa/careers

 Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!

Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Home Skip to content Skip to navigation Contact us Access keys Hide Left Pane Find a job Post a job Find service provider