September 14, 2020| EXTERNAL/INTERNAL JOB POSTING
COMPETITION NO. 20-091
Position: Youth Mental Health Outreach Worker – Mental Health Child and Youth Program
Location: Mental Health Child and Youth - Youth Services Program – White Rock, BC
Hours: 35 hours/week; permanent full-time
We are looking for a Youth Mental Health Worker to join our Sources Mental Health Child and Youth outreach team! This individual must be able to work well independently, be a great team player, have a passion for working with youth, and have a good understanding of trauma and strength based approaches.
Sources is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing help, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, and Prince George for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We provide services such as food banks, counselling, employment services, and community living programs. At Sources we value respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.
Mental Health Child and Youth Program
This position receives referrals from the MCFD Child and Youth Mental Health team to support youth to build adaptive skills and self-management. The worker will intervene with the client to support the goals as directed by the referring Mental Health Clinician. Activities include, but are not limited to, socialization, symptom reduction and skill development. Integrated case management required. The Youth Mental Health worker requires an ability to enable children/youth (ages 6 to 18) to engage in positive and developmentally appropriate activities with peers and in the community. Requires the ability to provide activity based interventions including one-to-one work or group work focusing on skill building and/or support stabilizing in the community. The Worker will network with, and prepare written reports and/or required documentation for the MCFD Mental Health Clinicians. Transporting clients in own vehicle also required. The Worker must demonstrate an ability and willingness to initiate contact with difficult to serve youth. The work is outreach in nature, requires shift flexibility and is provided mainly in the Newton area. .
Closing Date: October 5, 2020. Internal candidates will be contacted by _ October 5, 2020.
How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to Manager, Youth Services Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.
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