Community Mental Health Worker 2

Interior Health
Posted 17 days ago
Trail,
$29.83 - $32.31 per hour
Part Time

Job Description

We are currently seeking a permanent part time (0.50 FTE) Community Mental Health Worker 2 to join our Mental Health department at the Kiro Health Centre in Trail, BC.

Salary Range:

Effective April 1, 2024, the pay scale for this position is $31.56 to $33.28

What we offer:

• Competitive salary and an attractive remuneration package
• Career Growth
• Employer paid training/education
• Employer paid vacation (per collective agreement)
• Medical Service Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended Health & Dental coverage
• Contribution to Municipal Pension Plan
• Balanced lifestyle

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’s purpose is to ensure that persons with severe and persistent mental health problems and/or substance use disorders have access to timely, responsive, evidence based psychosocial rehabilitation across the continuum of available services. As a Community Mental Health Worker you will provide basic care management as well as establish rehabilitation objectives and plans for assigned client populations. You will perform a variety of life skills, advocacy, supportive counseling, psychosocial rehabilitation planning, and general support duties involving clients who are living in their own housing.

Shift types are days and shift times are from 08:00 to 16:30, 08:00 to 12:00 hours. Days of work are: Monday, Tuesday and ½ day Wednesday.

About Kiro Wellness Centre

Offers a range of mental health and substance use services to support individuals and families in the Interior Health region. Services are provided in a variety of settings including community clinics, hospitals, residential settings, and on an outreach basis.

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 a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills and a work environment that supports and promotes psychological health & safety for all. We offer the opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• Grade 12
• Diploma in a field relevant to the position
• Two years recent related experience working with the assigned client population(s) experiencing mental health and/or substance abuse problems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Current valid B.C. Driver’s License

As part of your application, please ensure to:

• Upload your resume, cover letter (if Out of Province indicate if you are relocating to the area and when)
• Upload a copy of your diploma (relevant to the field)
• Upload copy of your Driver’s License (Class V)

Comments

Effective April 1, 2024, the pay scale for this position is $31.56 to $33.28

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

Additional Info

Competition #:  01995823
Employee Type:  PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:  BCGEU
Facility:  KIRO WELLNESS CENTRE
Location:  Trail
Department:  TRC MH LIFE SKILLS SUPPO
Reports To:  MANAGER
Hourly Wage:  $29.83 – $32.31
Close Date:  OPEN UNTIL FILLED
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