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Mental Health & Addictions Worker 2 – Community

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Mental Health & Addictions Worker 2 - Community
Work Site: Powell River Mental Health
Status: Regular Part Time (0.48)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $21.85 - $23.69 per hour
Hours: 0900 - 1430
Reference#: 097016-bmc


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, works as part of a multidisciplinary team with individuals with severe and persistent psychiatric illness. Participates in case planning with clients; interviews clients to identify problems and needs and works with clients and the Mental Health & Addictions team to develop a treatment care plan that emphasizes self-management strategies. Acts as an advocate to assist clients in resolving conflicts and other problems with external organizations. Observes client’s behaviour and symptoms, provides feedback regarding client’s needs, performance and progress. Provides supportive counselling, demonstrations, behavioural management to assist with the development of physical, social, emotional and life skills.

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The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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