We are currently seeking a permanent part time (0.80 FTE) Community Support Worker staff to join our Mental Health Services team at Creston Valley Hospital in Creston, B.C.
What will you work on?
The Community Support Worker will provide support to registered clients to maintain life skills and prevent relapse according to the individual care plan. Areas of focus may include household management, personal care, community access, social/recreational activities, and money management.
Part of this role also involves providing input to the Clinical Supervisor and/or Case Manager regarding individual care plans by communicating and documenting their observations.
Days of work for this position are Tuesday to Friday and shift times are from 09:00 to 17:00 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 an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, competitive salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.
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 passionate about mental health and supporting those in need and you have completed formal training in this area, then apply today.
Interior Health strives 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. Come and join our team!
Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12 or equivalent
• Graduation from a recognized Human Service Worker program or Social Service Worker Program and/or equivalent combination of education, training and experience with Mental Health Certificate
• Current valid B.C. Driver’s License
• Experience working with mental illness is an asset
Skills and Abilities:
• Practical knowledge of psychiatry and mental illness
• Ability to perform duties independently
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• Strong observation skills
• Ability to work within an multidisciplinary team
• Ability to organize, set priorities and follow through with direction
• Ability to type progress notes and use e-mail
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.