Keremeos BC is looking for Casual Mental Health and Substance Use Worker to join their team at the South Similkameen Health Centre!
About the job:
This position will support the interdisciplinary Mental Health and Substance Use team in Keremeos and will provide case management and clinical support for adults with problematic substance use, concurrent disorders and/or mental illness. This position also works closely with partners across the community to provide wrap-around services for clients.
How will you create impact?
The Substance Use Worker provides assessment, treatment, service coordination, and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Substance Use Worker functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.
How Will We Help You Grow?
An abundance of opportunity! Grow your career with Interior Health and take advantage of the work life balance that living in the South Okanagan region of British Columbia provides! Eligible employees receive a comprehensive extended health and dental benefits, minimum 4 weeks paid vacation to start (for full time), Group Life Insurance, Municipal Pension Plan, and much more! We strive 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.
If this sounds like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you. Make a Difference. Love Your Work. Apply today!
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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position
Two years’ recent related experience in an alcohol and drug treatment environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current valid B.C. driver’s license.
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.