Job Posting 67410

Mental Health Worker
Options Community Services Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, Surrey, BC
closes in 12 days (Fri, 29 Jan)
part time  •  Competitive Wage

MENTAL HEALTH WORKER 

Permanent Part-Time (28 hours per week)

Supported Living Program (White Rock)

 

 

Options Community Services Society

 

We are a non-profit registered charity providing social services primarily in Surrey, Delta, White Rock and Langley. We believe in helping people help themselves. We believe in collaborating with individuals, businesses, community groups and government to create focused, effective and responsive resources for the community.

 

We envision a healthy community as a safe and clean environment where we all have a sense of belonging. It is a place where each of us has the opportunity to work and learn, and to develop and realize goals that are meaningful and fulfilling

 

 

The Supported Living Program is a life-skill based independent living outreach program comprised of a number of supported independent living/housing programs for adults/young adults living with mental illness. This position will be providing support services to two or more of these programs. Services will be varied, require community integration and flexible hours.

 

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Education, Training, and Experience

  • An undergraduate degree in a related field. Consideration may be given to other related education and experience.
  • Proven outreach experience working with target population.
  • Current First Aid certificate

Knowledge and Abilities

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Direct working experience with target population
  • Knowledgeable in the principles of PSR - Psychosocial Rehabilitation
  • Proven ability to work independently in the community
  • Good team player
  • Must have use of reliable vehicle, valid BC driver’s license (no restrictions), clean driving record
  • Non violent crisis intervention training an asset
  • FoodSafe Certificate an asset
  • Crisis Line training an asset

Successful candidates will be required to provide a current and satisfactory Criminal Reference Check/Vulnerable Sector Search preceding your start date.

 

  • * An eligibility list will be maintained for up to 6 months. Eligible applicants may be offered a casual position.

 

 

Closing date:

 

Resumes will be reviewed starting January 4, 2021 but the posting will remain open until filled and will close without notice.

 

 

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