Mental Health Outreach Worker in Grande Cache, Alberta

Medical

Location: Grande Cache Mental Health
Unit/Department: Addiction and Mental Health Services
Hours of Work: Hour per shift: 7.75 Hours
Shifts per cycle: 2.5 Shifts
Length of cycle: one Week
Shift Pattern: Days (Some evening or weekend work may be required)
Salary/Benefits:
$22.08 - $24.33 per hour
In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual max of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.
Responsibilities/Duties:
As part of an interdisciplinary team, the incumbent delivers community based services to persons with severe, persistent mental illness utilizing recovery based and psychosocial rehabilitation principals to promote client respect, autonomy, health, and improved quality of life. Duties include creation and implementation of a client focused recovery plan, which supports the client in participating in activities of daily living, recreation and social activities; transporting clients to in-town appointments and working with community resources and agencies to coordinate services for clients.
Requirements:
High-school degree (min), a diploma or degree in human services is preferred. At least 1yr background in community human services, preferably working with people who have mental health issues; Must be mature, have good people skills and be a team member; Excellent understanding of mental illness, symptoms and the process of change; Knowledge of techniques to promote independence in clients and caregivers; Leadership, instruction and socialization skills in motivating clients to participate in daily activities; Outstanding spoken communication and written skills; Crisis intervention skills.
Additional Details :
Vehicle Required - Required to provide a vehicle for business use; along with acceptable driver's abstract and proof of business insurance Driver's License Required Apply on-line at www.healthjobs.ab.ca or via Fax: (
All applications must include the competition number and a current resume to be received by Human Resources no later than midnight of the closing date.
We thank all applicants for their applications however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
Listing originally posted at http://www.albertajobcentre.ca/job.cfm?JobID=153871


Category:  Medical  |  Address:  Grande Cache Alberta


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