Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) | Life Skills Worker

Position Summary

We are currently hiring a permanent part time (0.80 FTE) Acquired Brain Injury (ABI) | Life Skills Worker to join our team at the Castlegar District Health Centre, B.C.

Who are we looking for?

We are seeking an applicant who is personable and a team player with good communication skills, who possess at least one year’s experience with ABI.

What will you work on?

Life Skills Workers play an important role in care. They plan, observe, monitor and report on clients’ progress and level of acceptance to services and support. They assist clients with activities associated with daily living and work to demonstrate and model appropriate behaviors related to problem solving and decision making.

This position provides services within a psychosocial rehabilitation and harm reduction framework for ABI clients with or without concurrent disorders. Provides support to clients in the development and maintenance of the skills required to live successfully in their own home or a supportive living environment. The ABI – Life Skills Worker is expected to engage clients in various community settings as people with full potential and as meaningful collaborators in their own service planning, delivery and evaluation.

Life Skills Workers provide structured support to help develop and maintain life skills related to:

• 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 of work are Thursday to Friday from 08:30-17:00 hours.

How will you create an impact?

This position offers the opportunity to truly make a difference in someone’s life by assisting them in reacquiring previous skills to ultimately gain some independence.

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 have a certificate relevant to the position, experience with acquired brain injury and are passionate about helping others succeed, 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 of recent related experience working with ABI clients; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

Food Safe Certificate

Current valid B.C. Driver’s License

**Please upload copies or required certificates and DL.


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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