CMHW, Child & Adolescent (BSJ MH 137/19)
Interlake-Eastern RHA
Beausejour, MB

Competition Number: BSJ MH 137/19 REPOST (Please state this number when applying)

Position Title: Community Mental Health Worker – Child & Adolescent

Position Code: CMHWC_07

Facility/ Site/ Location: Beausejour Health Centre

FTE: 0.60

Hours of Work: Hours 7.25 Days (evenings/weekends may be required)

Union: MGEU Technical Professional

Wage/ Salary: As per applicable collective agreement

Position Summary: Working within an integrated team approach, the Community Mental Health Worker (CMHW) – Child & Adolescent will contribute to the overall improved health status of individuals through the provision of mental health clinical interventions and approaches. Services are provided within a framework of mental health clinical practice, including consultation, assessment, and therapeutic interventions/treatment. The CMHW – Child & Adolescent will work collaboratively with primary health care providers, families, and services/agencies involved with the child/adolescent. The CMHW – Child & Adolescent is expected to support and promote recovery-oriented practice. The position of CMHW – Child & Adolescent functions in a manner consistent with, and supports the Mission, Vision, and Values of the Interlake-Eastern Regional Health Authority.

Qualifications:

  • B.Sc. M.H, B. Sc. P.N, RPN, BN, RN, BSW, or MOT.
  • Licensed with applicable professional designation.
  • ASIST Certificate (Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training) required.
  • Knowledge in mental health clinical assessment and treatment models and interventions.
  • Knowledge of mental health problems and illnesses, including signs, symptoms, treatment, and prognosis of mental illness and emotional distress.
  • Knowledge of co-occurring disorders, i.e. addictions and mental health.
  • Knowledge and range of intervention modalities, including brief treatment, such as cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy, and motivational interviewing.
  • Knowledge of and ability to work within the mental health recovery model.
  • Knowledge of community resources and procedures related to accessing the available services.
  • Knowledge of psychopharmacology.
  • Knowledge of The Personal Health Information Act, The Mental Health Act, The Child and Family Services Act, and all other relevant legislation.. __
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in relevant mental health area required.
  • Two (2) years direct experience in the area of mental health crisis management preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • A positive attitude toward learning, growth, and health.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem-solve complex situations and manage sensitive issues.
  • Ability to related and interact with individuals of diverse cultural and economic backgrounds.
  • Skilled at working with people with co-occurring mental health disorders.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
  • Ability to use electronic medical record (Accuro).
  • Flexible scheduling is required to balance individuals’ needs and enhance service delivery to improve access.
  • Good physical and mental health to meet the demands of the position required.
  • Valid driver’s license and vehicle are required.
  • Given the cultural diversity of our region, the ability to communicate in more than one language would be considered an asset.
  • Proficiency in both official languages is essential for target and designated bilingual positions.
  • Completes and maintains a satisfactory pre-employment security check.
  • Satisfactory employment record.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • relevant mental health: 2 years (Required)
  • direct mental health crisis: 2 years (Preferred)

Licence:

  • ASIST (Required)
  • applicable registration (Required)