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Prevention Specialist PRISM Coordination

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: Prevention Specialist PRISM Coordination
Work Site: VC Three BridgesCommunity Health Centre 
Status: Temporary Part Time - Approximate End Date March 30, 2018 (0.6)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $29.08 - $36.24 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630
Reference#: 097543-kwe


JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, the Prevention Specialist plans and implements proactive approaches for harm prevention and health promotion services to designated clients within the applicable program. Identifies populations in need of prevention services within the community; utilizes a health promotion and prevention planning model, liaises with members of the public and community agencies involved with targeted high risk populations. Delivers specific courses/programs to meet identified client or group needs; presents educational programs and provides advice to community professionals, groups or individuals. Provides life skills training to clients and groups. Provides screening and brief intervention counseling services to youth, families, adults and groups.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience working with the LGBQT community and experience facilitating educational groups is an asset.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:


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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