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MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST

Apply Now Job ID 1190420 Date posted 11/20/2018
Job title :MENTAL HEALTH THERAPIST
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :CRANBROOK NORTH BUILDING
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

A casual opportunity exists for a Mental Health Therapist to join the Developmental Disability Mental Health Services Team in Cranbrook.

The Mental Health Therapist, functions as a member of an interdisciplinary mental health team, providing direct care to chronically and acutely mental ill/developmentally disabled clients in the community’ provides expertise related to applied behavioural analysis in the area of assessment, intervention and non-aversive behavioural management in conjunction with other team members and existing community care networks; provides training in behavioural intervention to professional caregivers/families.

The Developmental Disability Mental Health Services (DDMHS) is an Interior Health tertiary mental health program that provides specialized mental health consultation and services to individuals 14 years and older who have both an intellectual developmental disorder and mental health disorder.

If you have experience in working with clients and families to help with a variety of mental health issues, working in complex situations, dealing with challenging client population and experience with community education regarding client population this opportunity is for you.

Interior Health strives to create an environment where you enjoy the work you do, the place where you work, and the people around you. As a member of the Interior Health (IH) team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work while maintaining a balanced lifestyle. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

Shifts of work are Monday to Friday 08:00 to 16:00.

Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!


Qualifications

Bachelor degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position

Three years’ recent related experience including: working with people with mental disabilities; behavioural treatment programs; working directly with families of people with mental illness; and working on an interdisciplinary team; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid B.C. driver’s license.
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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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