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LIFE SKILLS OUTREACH WORKER

Apply Now Job ID 1395781 Date posted 05/23/2020
Job title :LIFE SKILLS OUTREACH WORKER
Community :NELSON
Facility :NELSON HEALTH CENTRE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME
Position Summary

We are currently seeking a relief full time Life Skills Outreach Worker to join our team in Nelson!

The Life Skills Outreach Worker is a member of a multi-disciplinary Mental Health and Addictions Team providing a comprehensive array of services within a psycho social rehabilitation framework to adults with serious and persistent mental illness and/or within a harm reduction framework for those with substance use problems/disorders and who experience severe challenges in daily living as a result. This position will provide these services offering a variety of rehabilitative and treatment modalities inclusive of outreach, community and facility care.

Shifts of work are Monday to Thursday 08:30 to 16:30. This relief line is scheduled to end March 31, 2021 or return of the incumbent.

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.

Apply today to join our team!

Community Profile: Located on the shores of beautiful Kootenay Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains is the picturesque community of Nelson. Lush parks, colourful gardens and over 350 heritage buildings give the city of Nelson a unique charm. Known as “City of the Arts,” Nelson has been consistently ranked as the number one small town arts community in Canada.


Qualifications

• Mental Health Worker Certificate or Human Services Worker Certificate or Addictions Worker Certification
• Two years recent, related experience working with individuals living with mental illness, and/or substance use problems/disorders; or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.
• Food Safe Level 1 Certificate
• Basic First Aid Certificate
• Non-violent crisis intervention training
• Valid BC Driver’s License.

**Please upload copies of your certificates with your application.
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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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