Job title :
COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH WORKER 1
SALMON ARM HEALTH CENTRE
PERMANENT PART TIME (0.60 FTE)
We are currently seeking a permanent part time (0.60 FTE) Community Mental Health Worker to join our team in Salmon Arm, B.C.
Who are we looking for?
If you are trained in mental health and have a passion for providing care management to those in need, this opportunity is for you!
What will you work on?
The Community Mental Health Worker 1 functions as part of an integrated multidisciplinary Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Team and performs a variety of life skills and general support duties involving clients who are living in their own housing. Reporting to the HCIS Manager or designate, and in accordance with established treatment plans, this position provides services within a psychosocial rehabilitation and harm reduction framework for the assigned client population(s) with severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders.
This position also provides support to clients in the development and maintenance of the skills required to live successfully in their own homes. The Community Mental Health Worker 1 is expected to engage clients in various community settings as people with full potential and as meaningful collaborators in their own service planning, delivery and evaluation.
Shifts of work will be Wednesday to Friday; shift times are from 08:00 to 15:50 with Sundays, Mondays, Tuesdays and Statutory holidays off.
How will you create an impact?
Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you
We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
Interior Health is an organization where you have room to grow and where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply Today!
Education, Training and Experience:
- Grade 12
- Certificate in a field relevant to the position (such as, Community Mental Health Certificate, Human Service Worker Certificate, Social Services Worker Certificate, etc.)
- One year recent related experience working with the assigned client population(s) experiencing mental health and/or substance use problems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
- Food Safe certificate required.
- Current valid B.C. Driver’s License.