We are currently hiring casual Community Mental Health Workers 1 to join our team at the Penticton Health Centre.
What will you work on?
The Community Mental Health Worker provides services within a psychosocial rehabilitation and harm reduction framework for the assigned client population(s) with severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders.
This position works with the assigned client population(s) in developing, maintaining, or restoring daily living skills, and participates in activities to support skill development such as training, modeling and support in the following areas:
• financial management and budgeting;
• interpersonal communication and relationships;
• providing medication reminders;
• overall wellness self management;
• personal care (e.g.: hygiene);
• making and keeping appointments and other aspects of personal organization;
• household management (e.g.: laundry, cleaning);
• menu planning, grocery shopping, meal preparation;
• community access (e.g.: public transportation and general community services); and
• vocational planning.
Shifts types are days and shift of work are from 08:00 to 16:00 and 08:30 to 16:30 hours.
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. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.
If you are trained in mental health and have a passion for providing care management to those in need, apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:
Certificate in a field relevant to the position (such as, Community Mental Health Certificate, Human Service Worker Certificate, Social Services Worker Certificate, etc.)
One year recent related experience working with the assigned client population(s) experiencing mental health and/or substance use problems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Food Safe certificate required.
Current valid B.C. Driver’s License.
**Please upload copy of required certificates to your IH profile.
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.