Community Mental Health Worker 2 | Mental Health ACT - #668113

Interior Health Authority


Date: 3 days ago
City: Kamloops, BC
Contract type: Full time
We are currently seeking a casual Community Mental Health Worker 2 to join the Assertive Community Treatment (ACT) team team at the Kamloops Mental Health Centre.

This position is with the Assertive Community Treatment Team but may result in availability for other teams within Kamloops MHSU. This position involves Outreach in the community.

Who are we looking for?

If you are trained in mental health and have a passion for providing care management to those in need, this opportunity is for you.

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary and an attractive remuneration package
  • Career Growth
  • Employer paid training/education
  • Balanced lifestyle

What will you work on?

The Community Mental Health Worker 2 functions as a part of the larger Hospitals & Communities Integrated Services (HCIS) health care team and as a member of a specific Mental Health and Substance Use (MHSU) multi-disciplinary specialized team whose purpose is to ensure that persons with severe and persistent mental health problems and/or substance use disorders have access to timely, responsive, evidence based psychosocial rehabilitation across the continuum of available services. Performs a variety of life skills, advocacy, supportive counseling, psychosocial rehabilitation planning, and general support duties involving clients who are living in their own housing for the assigned client population(s).

Reporting to the HCIS Manager (or designate), working within a psychosocial rehabilitation/harm reduction framework and informed by existing psychiatric and other health professional assessments, the Community Mental Health Worker 2 provides basic case management, establishes rehabilitation objectives and/or psychosocial rehabilitation plans for the assigned client population(s) and 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.

Scheduling Information

Shift types are days and evenings and shift times are from 12:30 to 20:30, 08:30 to 16:30 hours. This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Many careers with us begin with casual employment and lead to permanent or temporary career opportunities.

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team presents an opportunity for you to not only advance your professional journey but also to make a tangible impact within our organization and the broader community we serve.

By joining our IH team, you'll have the platform to leverage your skills and expertise for meaningful impact both professionally and personally. Your contributions will not only shape the future of our organization but also enrich the community, leaving a lasting legacy that extends far beyond the confines of the workplace.

How will we help you grow?

In addition to the comprehensive orientation tailored to your specific needs, we offer immediate support and access to a team of exceptional colleagues who are dedicated to your success. You'll have the opportunity to work in an interdisciplinary environment where patients are truly at the center of care. This collaborative approach ensures that you'll have the resources and support necessary to deliver high-quality, patient-centered care.

Additionally, working alongside professionals from diverse backgrounds fosters a rich learning experience and encourages innovation as you collaborate to address the unique needs of each individual patient. Our commitment to putting patients first ensures that you'll be part of a team that is passionate about making a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve.

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

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong 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.

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