Community Mental Health Worker

1.0 FTE Indefinite Term
Seniors Program – Pathways Community Mental Health (Winkler)
Employee Group: MAHCP
Start: ASAP
End: To be determined (subject to expire within two (2) weeks’ written notice)
Open Until Filled
Job Posting Number: P-095-1228

Position Summary:
The Community Mental Health Worker provides psychosocial assessment, consultation and evidence-informed counselling intervention and psychosocial rehabilitation to individuals referred to the mental health program for mental health related problems. This position provides a welcoming point of entry for clients and referral sources and promotes therapeutic relationships through the service engagement process. Services are based on the principles of recovery, empowerment, self-determination and responsibility and are part of a continuum of mental health services.

Graduate of an accredited post-secondary education in Health Related Social Sciences (e.g. BSW, BScMH, BScPN, BN, RPN, OT). Other relevant educational qualifications and experience may be considered.
Active license and registration to practice as required by professional association and provincial legislation.
Certificate in Applied Suicide Intervention Skills (ASIST).

Minimum of 2 years supervised counselling experience
Experience in providing mental health services for adults or children and adolescents or adults with serious mental illnesses, or senior’s mental health
Experience in completing psychosocial assessments and mental status examinations
*See Human Resources for full Job Description

Submit Resume and Cover Letter To:
Jordan Fehr – Payroll & Human Resources Manager