Mental Health Support Worker

Mental Health Support Worker

06 Jan
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Community Living British Columbia
|
Vancouver

06 Jan

Community Living British Columbia

Vancouver

If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!



Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a Crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.



CLBC has an ongoing need for temporary Mental Health Support Workers.



The Role:

As a Mental Health Support Worker at CLBC,





you will be a member of the behavioural support team that follows the positive behavioural support plans to provide psychiatric and physical care for individuals admitted to PAC. You will:



Provide input into plans

Develop and implement group and individual goals for clients and incorporate assessment

Observe, intervene, and plan and participate in both group and individual day-to-day care activities

Participate as a member of the code white team and utilize skills as per MANDT training



The Provincial Assessment Centre employs positive behavioural support strategies when working with clients. To prevent the client's injuring themselves, it can be necessary to physically separate and contain aggressive individuals. As a Mental Health Worker, you must have the knowledge, experience, and capacity to physically restrain aggressive, ambulatory male and female adults.



Qualifications:

Completion of Grade 12

Post-Secondary training and satisfactory completion of Health Care Support Worker certificate, or relevant program are required

Minimum 3 years of experience working with clients in a related field

Current Occupational First Aid Level 1 Certificate required



Suitability is assessed on the basis of an applicant's physical and emotional health, educational background, life experiences, and ability to work with others.



A Class 5 driver's license and satisfactory driver's abstract is required.



Shifts: This role requires employees to work shifts.



Additional Info:

This is an auxiliary position. Auxiliaries may be hired for project work, or to cover vacancies or leaves of varying lengths.

Term: Temporary/On-call

Classification/Salary: MHSW R13 / starts at $26.70 hourly



The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.



Location: The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is a designated tertiary care mental health service. Our team provides multi-disciplinary and specialized inpatient assessment and treatment for individuals ages 14 years and older who have a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness or behaviour issue. PAC is located at Healing Spirit House in Coquitlam.



Closing date: Ongoing



Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.



Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act) and are required to provide a clean Driver's Abstract.



An eligibility list for internal candidates may be established. This list is shared with the Labour Management Committee.



Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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