Life Skills Worker | Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) Clinic

Position Summary

We are currently seeking a Life Skills Worker to join our team at the Invermere District Hospital in beautiful Invermere, B.C. This permanent part time (0.50 FTE) position will support the Opioid Agonist Treatment (OAT) Clinic.

What will you work on?

Life Skills Workers play an important role in care. They perform a variety of duties involving clients who placed in the Short Stay, Stabilization, Treatment and Recovery housing program.

This position is a member of the multidisciplinary Mental Health and Addiction team providing an array of services within a psychosocial rehabilitation and harm reduction framework for clients with a serious mental illness and/or substance use disorder. The Life Skills Worker engages the resident and family as people with full competence and as full collaborators in service planning, delivery and evaluation.

Days of work are Wednesday, Thursday and Friday and shift times are from 09:00 to 16:07 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 this opportunity is aligned with your education, training and passion for mental health, we want to hear from you. Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!


Education, Training and Experience:

• Grade 12
• Community Mental Health Worker Certificate plus one year recent related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
• Valid First Aid Certificate
• Current CPR
• Food Safe
• Valid BC Driver’s License.

**Please upload copies of required certificates and DL


Effective April 1, 2023, the pay scale for this position is $26.30 to $28.74.

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 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.

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