Job Posting 70037

Mental Health Worker - (Overnights)
The Kettle Friendship Society
Vancouver & Lower Mainland, 951 Boundary Rd, Vancouver, BC (Boundary and Adanac)
closes in 9 days (Thu, 22 Apr)
casual / on-call  •  25.40 per hour

About:

The Kettle Society supports people with mental illness to lead healthier lives by providing support services, advocacy, employment, mentoring and housing. We work to raise awareness of mental health issues, break down stigma and reduce barriers for people with mental illness. Our goal is to promote inclusion of people living with mental illness in all aspects of society.

Position: Mental Health Worker - Taylor Manor - Casual (overnights)

Organization: The Kettle Friendship Society

Address: 951 Boundary Rd, Vancouver, BC V5K 4T2

Status: Permanent, Casual - We are currently seeking individuals who can work weekdays, weekends, evenings and overnights (must be available for overnights).

Salary & Compensation: $25.40 per hour + 9.6% on each hour worked in lieu of statutory holidays and vacations

Job Summary:

In accordance with The Kettle Society values, The Mental Health Worker is responsible for providing direction and support to apartment residents with daily social, emotional, and life skills assistance in line with established care plan procedures. This position is responsible for cleaning of the kitchen, dining room and common areas of the building and doing some cooking. You are also responsible for monitoring the cameras and granting access to residents of the building.

Qualifications:

  • Certificate in Community Social Services – Mental Health (or related)
  • One-year experience in a mental health setting including community work experience and volunteer work (or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience)
  • Valid Occupational First Aid Level 1 certificate (or equivalent)
  • Valid Food Safe Level 1 certificate

Abilities & Skills:

  • Ability to work with people with mental illness, hoarders, homeless at risk and addictions
  • Ability to work with bed bug protocol and assist tenants in management of pests
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Ability to organize and prioritize
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with tenants
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in tenant
  • Have an understanding of psychosocial rehabilitation and concurrent disorders including theories and methods
  • Conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
  • Ability to prep and cook meals followed by clean up
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position

We offer competitive wages, a comprehensive employer-paid benefit plan for full-time and part-time staff including Extended Medical and Dental coverage, and to those who are eligible, the Municipal Pension Plan (MPP).

Check us out at www.thekettle.ca

COVID-19 considerations:
To ensure the safety of our employees, The Kettle has implemented Covid-19 protocols such as social distancing, providing PPE to staff and having hand sanitizer readily available. Our Covid-19 committee stays current and proactively supports staff.

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