Life Skills Worker

Date posted: 10/17/2017
Closing date: 11/13/2017
Number of positions: 3
Location: Cranbrook, British Columbia
Length: part-time

Description / duties:
• Grade 12
• Community Mental Health Worker Certificate
• One year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Valid First Aid Certificate
• Current CPR
• Food Safe
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.

**Experience working with clients with addiction is an asset.

Qualifications:
Interior Health is hiring casual Life Skills Workers to join our team at Cranbrook Health Centre! We are seeking experienced mental health workers to provide supportive care for individuals who experience severe challenges in daily living as a result of their mental illness and/or substance use disorder.

The Life Skills Worker performs a variety of duties involving clients who are placed in the Short Stay, Stabilization, Treatment and Recovery housing program. Reporting to the Team Leader (site specific), this position is a member of the multidisciplinary Mental Health and Addiction team providing and array of services within a psychosocial rehabilitation and harm reduction framework for clients with a serious mental illness and/or substance use disorder. The Life Skills Worker is expected to engage the resident and family as people with full competence and as full collaborators in service planning, delivery and evaluation.

The shifts for this position are days and nights from 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. Everyone plays a role in the care continuum. Come and join our team!

Contact information

Interior Health Authority
Community Health & Services Centre, 505 Doyle Avenue
2504697070
careers@interiorhealth.ca

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