Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Clinician

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a permanent full time Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) Clinician to join the Mental Health and Substance Use team based out of the Penticton Health Centre.

What will you work on?

The MHSU Substance Use Clinician provides individual and group counselling to individuals with moderate to severe substance use with or without mental health concerns and may require outreach-type service and intermittent case management.

The MHSU Substance Use Clinician provides, at the advanced practice level, assessment, treatment, service coordination and, as required, urgent response to the most complex clients, frequently with co-occurring disorders, who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life.

Shift times are from 08:30 to 16:30 hours. Shift types are days and days of work are Monday to Friday.

How you will make 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.

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 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.

If you are an experienced mental health professional and passionate about helping those in our community, apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:

•Masters 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.

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 #:

01744424

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

PENTICTON HEALTH CENTRE

Location:

Penticton

Department:

PEM MHSU O/P SER-ADULT

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$35.65 - $44.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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