We are currently seeking a casual Community Mental Health Worker 1 to join our Mental Health Pre-employment Supported Housing team at the Rocky Mountain Lodge in Cranbrook, B.C.
What will you work on?
The Community Mental Health Worker 1 functions as part of an integrated multidisciplinary Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Team and performs a variety of life skills and general support duties involving clients who are living in their own housing.
This position 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 as well as provides support to clients in the development and maintenance of the skills required to live successfully in their own homes. The Community Mental Health Worker 1 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.
Shift types are days and shift times are from 09:00 to 17:00 hours. Shifts available 7 days/week including stats.
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.
About the Team
Our team of professionals are supportive of each other; you never feel alone in your job as there is such a diversity of experience and knowledge that is shared all around. People really look after each other and this makes it a great team and a great place work.
Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you
We offer a competitive salary, 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 support to those in need, apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:
• Grade 12
• 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.
• Valid Food Safe certificate required.
• Current valid B.C. Driver’s License.
**Please upload copies of 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 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.