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Apply Now Job ID 1309679 Date posted 09/17/2019
Status :CASUAL
Position Summary

Williams Lake has multiple opportunities to join our Mental Health & Addictions Team!

At Williams Lake Community Mental Health and Addictions there are 14.5 positions that include nurses, mental health clinicians, doctors, and one psychiatrist. Five programs are offered: life skills, chronic mentally ill, short term mentally ill, addictions, and a disenfranchised with addictions/mental health issues.

Current Opportunities in Williams Lake:
• Casual Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Nurse
• Permanent Full Time Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician
• Permanent Part Time Rural & Remote Adult Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician
• Relief Full Time Community Integrated Care Coordinator

Some of our positions work in partnership with the Ulkatcho First Nation Community. Click here to learn more about Esk’etemc Recovery House.

Residents of Williams Lake and the surrounding area enjoy:

• A short (if any!) commute
• An attractive cost of living
• Endless outdoor recreational activities

A Modern Centre with Historic Small Town Charm:
Set in the heart of the Frontier, amid lakes and rolling ranch land, Williams Lake has been the focal point and service centre for the ranches of the Cariboo and Chilcotin regions since the turn of the century. Williams Lake persevered to become the modern commercial centre and transportation hub of the historically famous Cariboo. The town retains that magical 'western frontier character' in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Its central location, at the junction of Highway 97 to the north and the Bella Coola Highway (Hwy 20), makes it an excellent place from which to foray into the surrounding regions. Home to over 11,000 people and 25,000 in the surrounding area. Williams Lake is just a scenic day trip from Vancouver and is very easy to access.

Outdoor Recreational Activities:
Williams Lake is the destination spot for the true adventure seeker. With endless outodoor recreational activities such as fishing any of the 4,500 lakes, hiking in the mountains, skiing downhill or cross country, snowmobiling through untouched powder and canoeing or kayaking one of the canoe circuits, Williams Lake a fun experience for the entire family.

Thriving Community:
Williams Lake is a growing community! The local hospital Cariboo Memorial Hospital redevelopment project has been officially approved for a three-storey 9,500 square meter (102,000 square foot) new addition to the hospital as well as renovations to parts of the current facility with a total project cost of $217.75 million.

The new development includes a larger emergency department, more room for ambulatory care, a mental health and substance use inpatient unit and a maternal services unit as well as University of British Columbia faculty of medicine space, 54 new parking spots and the addition of 15 new beds with space reserved to open more in the future.

Click here to learn more about why joining our Mental Health & Substance Use team is your next best career move!


Apply to this posting with your cover letter and resume and a recruiter will contact you to discuss your application and opportunities available to you in Williams Lake.

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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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