Community Mental Health Worker 1 | Mental Health - #104956

Interior Health Authority


Date: 1 week ago
City: Vernon, BC
Contract type: Full time
We are currently seeking a permanent part-time (0.80 FTE) Community Mental Health Worker 1 to join our Mental Health (MH) team at the Vernon Health Centre in Vernon, B.C

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary and an attractive remuneration package
  • Career Growth
  • Employer paid training/education
  • Employer paid vacation (per collective agreement)
  • Medical Service Plan
  • Employer paid insurance premiums
  • Extended Health & Dental coverage
  • Contribution to Municipal Pension Plan
  • Balanced lifestyle

What will you work on?

The Community Mental Health Worker 1 functions as part of an integrated multidisciplinary Mental Health & Substance Use (MHSU) Team and performs a variety of life skills and general support duties involving clients who are living in their own housing. Reporting to the HCIS Manager or designate, and in accordance with established treatment plans, this position provides services within a psychosocial rehabilitation and harm reduction framework for the assigned client population(s) with severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders.

This position also provides support to clients in the development and maintenance of the skills required to live successfully in their own homes. The Community Mental Health Worker 1 is expected to engage clients in various community settings as people with full potential and as meaningful collaborators in their own service planning, delivery and evaluation.

Shifts times are from 08:30 to 16:30; 13:00 to 21:00 hours

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills and a work environment that supports and promotes psychological health & safety for all. We offer the opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

For a challenging, growth-oriented career in a beautiful natural setting where balanced lifestyle choices abound, come to Interior Health and join our quest to set new standards of excellence in the delivery of health services in the Province of B.C

If you are trained in mental health and have a passion for providing care management to those in need, apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:

  • Grade 12
  • Certificate in a field relevant to the position (such as, Community Mental Health Certificate, Human Service Worker Certificate, Social Services Worker Certificate, etc.)
  • One year recent related experience working with the assigned client population(s) experiencing mental health and/or substance use problems; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Food Safe certificate required.
  • Current valid B.C. Driver’s License.

As part of your application, please ensure to:

  • Upload your resume, cover letter (if Out of Province indicate if you are relocating to the area and when)
  • Upload a copy of your Diploma/Certificate
  • Upload copy of your Food Safe Certificate (Must be valid prior to starting the position)
  • Upload copy of your Driver’s License (Class V)

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