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Assertive Community Treatment (act) Mental Health Support Worker, Port Alberni

Last update 2024-04-14
Expires 2024-04-13
ID #2097898826
Assertive Community Treatment (act) Mental Health Support Worker, Port Alberni
Canada, British Columbia, Port Alberni,
Modified April 2, 2024


QUALIFICATIONS: Education, Training And Experience Diploma in Community Social Services, e.g.

Mental Health Worker, Community Health Worker, Resident Care Attendant/Long Term Care Aide, or Social Services Worker including post-secondary education in counselling skills training.

Knowledge of legislation such as the Mental Health Act and the Guardianship Act.

Knowledge of available programs, their interrelationships, and their function in delivering care in the community.

Current Level C Basic Life Saving Certificate.

Valid Class 5 vehicle license.

Food Safe Certificate.

A minimum of two years recent related experience working with persons with mental illness/ special needs including teaching life skills, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Skills And Abilities Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

Ability to deal with others effectively.

Ability to prioritize and organize client demands made and care needs.

Ability to problem solve.

Ability to teach life skills.

Sound judgment and good observation skills.

Ability to demonstrate an appropriate level of initiative and independence.

Ability to work cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary team.

Ability to promote positive change and independence.

Physical and emotion ability to carry out the duties of the position.

Ability to operate related equipment.

Advocacy skills.

Travel is a requirement of this position and transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of the Vancouver Island Health Authority.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Assertive community treatment (act) mental health support worker

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