Job Posting 64782

Community Mental Health Worker
Fraserside Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Burnaby, BC
closes in 4 days (Fri, 25 Sep)
casual / on-call  •  $22.68 per hour

Fraserside Community Services Society invites applications for the following position:

 

Job Title:                     Community Mental Health Worker

Program:                     Fraserdale

Classification:             Standard Grid level 10

Rate of Pay:                 $22.68 per hour and increments in accordance with the terms of the Collective Agreement

 

JOB SUMMARY:

To provide support for residents with serious and persistent mental illness by facilitating individualized goal-oriented treatment/recovery plans, based on 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
  • Must have experience facilitating groups and coaching life skills
  • 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
  • Knowledge of community resources is essential
  • 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
  • Successful Criminal Record Check
  • Open to working in overnight shifts

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 Supervisor.

 

This position is open to applicants of all genders. This position requires Union Membership. 

 

Applicants are requested to submit a cover letter, 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:                                  11 September 2020

DATE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CLOSED:                                  18 September 2020

 

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

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