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Life Skills Support Worker

Interior Health Authority

This is a Contract position in Maple, ON posted June 16, 2021.

Job title :LIFE SKILLS SUPPORT WORKER Community :NELSON Facility :MCKIM Status :RELIEF PART TIME (0.89 FTE) Position Summary We are currently seeking a Relief Part Time (0.89 FTE) Life Skills Support Workers to join our team at McKim Cottage in Nelson, B.C.

This position is a member of a multi-disciplinary Mental Health and Addictions Team providing a comprehensive array of services within a psycho social rehabilitation framework to adults with serious and persistent mental illness and/or within a harm reduction framework for those with substance use problems/disorders and who experience severe challenges in daily living as a result.

This position will provide these services offering a variety of rehabilitative and treatment modalities inclusive of outreach, community and facility care.

Some of the Life Skills Support Worker typical duties are to provide direct care such as supportive counseling, risk assessment and crisis intervention for individuals or groups who experience severe challenges in daily living as a result of their mental illness and/or substance use problems/disorders.

As well as participates in the development, coordination, implementation and evaluation of a treatment plan via an outreach methodology for assigned clients.

Participates in team clinical reviews and consultation, psychiatric reviews and the monitoring of clients and performs other related duties as required.

The shifts for this position are days, evenings and nights from 07:00 to 16:00, 11:00 to 21:00, 21:00 to 07:00 hours.

This position works a total of 66.75 biweekly hours.

Please note this relief line is expected to end on December 05, 2022.

If you are trained in mental health and have a passion for providing care management to those in need, apply today Qualifications Mental Health Worker Certificate or Human Services Worker Certificate or Addictions Worker Certification plus two years recent related experience working with individuals living with mental illness, and/or substance use problems/disorders; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

Food Safe Level 1 Certificate Standard First Aid with CPR Non-violent crisis intervention training Current valid BC Driver’s License.