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LIFE SKILLS WORKER

Apply Now Job ID 1163068 Date posted 09/19/2018
Job title :LIFE SKILLS WORKER
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :ROCKY MOUNTAIN LODGE
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Interior Health is hiring casual Life Skills Workers to join our team at the Rocky Mountain Lodge in Cranbrook, B.C. We are seeking experienced mental health workers to provide supportive care for individuals who experience severe challenges in daily living as a result of their mental illness and/or substance use disorder.

The Life Skills Worker performs a variety of duties involving clients who are placed in the Short Stay, Stabilization, Treatment and Recovery housing program. Reporting to the Team Leader (site specific), this position is a member of the multidisciplinary Mental Health and Addiction team providing and 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 is expected to engage the resident and family as people with full competence and as full collaborators in service planning, delivery and evaluation.

The shifts for this position are days and nights from 07:00 to 19:00 and 19:00 to 07:00 hours.

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!

Located in the southeastern corner of British Columbia, Cranbrook is the business capital of the East Kootenays and the largest city in the Rocky Mountain Region. Nestled on a gentle plain with scenic mountain vistas in the distance, it is considered by many to be an ideal location to raise a family or retire. Boasting more hours of sunshine than anywhere else in the province, its residents enjoy a variety of outdoor recreational opportunities including golf, hiking and skiing. For those who enjoy more urban pursuits, there are shops, boutiques and cafes, as well as an arts centre and heritage attractions. Cranbrook’s economy is driven primarily by mining, forestry, transportation, and tourism.


Qualifications

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

**Experience working with clients with persistent mental illness and/or addiction is an asset.
**Access to a reliable vehicle for transporting clients and other related duties is preferred.
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Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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