Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health Worker - Magnolia House in Canada
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Job Title: Mental Health Worker
Work Site: Magnolia House, North Vancouver
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $19.52 - $21.34 per hour
Hours: Rotating 0759-1559 / 1559-2359 / 2359-0759
A community-based mental health facility that provides short-term psychiatric emergency and crisis intervention.
Mandate is to provide rapid, urgent, voluntary, short stay, residential placement and mental health/psychiatric treatment for individuals with psychiatric diagnoses, and in crises. Also provides respite services as well as a safe, supportive environment where clients have the opportunity to discuss their current needs and problems.
Services provided in a home like setting with the least disruption to client's life, occupation and natural support networks. Provides information and referral to relevant community resources to enhance the client's existing support systems. Stays typically do not exceed ten working days.
Under the direction of the Supervisor, Magnolia House or delegate, assists psychiatric clients of Magnolia House with activities of daily living. Performs housekeeping and cleaning duties.
Completion of Mental Health Care Worker Certificate.
One year recent related experience.
SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work with others effectively.
Ability to set priorities.
Time management and organizational abilities.
Working knowledge of and ability to operate related equipment.
Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
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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