Community Mental Health Worker

Penticton and District Society for Community Living is a CARF accredited growing Society that is seeking Community Mental Health Workers at Compass Court

Job Summary:

Under the direction of the Transitional Housing and Support Services Manager, as part of an integrated service delivery system, the Community Mental Health Worker will work collaboratively with BC Housing and Community Mental Health Services to provide emotional support, to develop skills and access resource to increase tenant capacity to be successful and satisfied in the living, working, learning and or social environments of their choice. The worker will focus on the strengths and capacities’ of the individual tenants receiving services and supports. This position is to provide direct support to tenants who have been previously marginalized and homeless. They may be living with mental illness, substance use or physical health conditions. Service delivery is based on a client centered, non-judgmental perspective.

•Bachelor of Social Work, Human Service Diploma or equivalent and/or experience with mental health/addiction and homelessness issues
•Ability to work as a team member in a case management setting involving multi-agency supports
•Understands clientele/worker boundaries
•Strong working knowledge of community resources
•Excellent communication, written, documentation and organizational skills;
•Must pass criminal record check for vulnerable sector
•Mental Health Frist Aid, an asset
•Level 1 First Aid required
•Must have access to vehicle in good working condition and posses valid driver’s license with relevant insurance in order to transport clients
•Foodsafe Certificate

Please send resume to:

Tarra Kenney

Human Resource Manager

439 Winnipeg Street

Penticton, BC V2A 6P5

Fax: 250-492-1091

We thank everyone for their interest but only those selected for interviews will be contacted.

Salary: $20.40 to $22.65 /hour
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Address:180 Industrial Avenue West
Penticton, British Columbia
V2A 6X9
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Post Date:Mar 15, 2019
Exp. Date:Apr 14, 2019
Listing Type:Private
Ad Number:3782548