Job Posting 65442

Community Mental Health Worker
Fraserside Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Coquitlam, BC
closed 6 days ago (Fri, 23 Oct)
part time  •  $22.68 per hour

Fraserside Community Services Society invites applications for the following position:

 

Job Title:                     Community Mental Health Worker

Program:                     Summit House

Classification:             Standard Grid level 10 – Community Support Worker

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

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Provide supportive partnerships with tenants with mental health concerns 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; certification as a Mental Health Worker, and one year recent work experience with adults who have mental health concerns; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience;
  • Sensitive to the issues facing clients with mental illnesses, substance misuse
  • 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

HOURS OF WORK:  16 hours per week–Sunday and Monday 12:00am – 8:00am.

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 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.

 

 

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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