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Mental Health & Substance Use Support Worker

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a relief part time (0.80 FTE) MHSU Support Worker to join our Mental Health & Substance Use team at the Boundary Health Centre and Midway Health Unit in Grand Forks, B.C. This relief is until the return of the incumbent.

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 MHSU Support 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 MHSU Support 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.

Shifts of work are scheduled between Monday and Friday from 08:30-16:30 hours.

How will we help you grow?

We provide you with an orientation customized to meet your needs, and immediate support and access from excellent colleagues. You will have access to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are at the centre of care. We also offer continuous education opportunities.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer competitive wages, a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Come and join our team!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

• Grade 12

• Diploma in a field relevant to the position (ie: community social services, rehabilitation)

• Two years recent related experience working with individuals experiencing mental health and substance use problems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

• Food Safe Certificate

Comments

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.

Competition #:

01688537

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

BOUNDARY HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Grand Forks

Department:

BCC MH LIFE SKILLS SUPPO

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$26.42 - $28.63

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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