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Community Mental Health Worker 2 (Adult)

Job Title: Community Mental Health Worker 2 (Adult)
Work Site: Deaf/Well Being Program
Status: Regular Full Time – Baseline (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $32.85 – $40.96 per hour
Hours: 08:30-16:30
Reference#: 103201-rle

Job Summary

Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health and Addictions Services is committed to collaborating with clients and families to build on strengths, talents and interests in order to foster a community of hope, growth and self-determination.

As a Community Mental Health Worker 2 (Adult), you’ll work as part of a multidisciplinary community mental health team providing treatment and consultation according to best practices for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind children, adults and older adults experiencing severe behavioural, social and/or emotional, or environmental problems. Clients may have concurrent developmental, language and/or neurodevelopmental needs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences.
  • Three years post Master’s, or equivalent and relevant years of pre Master’s psychiatric experience.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s license. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage reimbursement is paid.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles of recovery in mental illness.
  • Working knowledge of psychiatric theory and practice within a client centered approach to the adult population.
  • Sound knowledge of crisis intervention and community resources.
  • Demonstrated psychiatric assessment, counseling, and case co-ordination skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in the writing of reports, correspondence and other documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently plan, organize and prioritize workload and adapt to a changing workload.
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to work in a culturally diverse population.
  • Ability to work effectively in an inter-disciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to prepare case summaries and clinical records.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job.

Please go to VCH Career Postings to get more details and to apply.


Social Worker – ASL Fluency Required

Job Title: Social Worker
Work Site: Deaf Well-Being Provincial Program – Burnaby, BC
Status: Regular Full Time
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $29.48 – $36.75 per hour
Hours: 0830-1630; Days off: Biweekly Wednesday evenings and Saturday rotation
Reference#: 103200-rle

JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and population centered care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and vision and values of the organization, as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide consultative social work services to designated population group. Performs professional social work services such as conducting comprehensive social and psycho-social assessments, preparing comprehensive case histories, providing psycho-education and interventions, establishing, maintaining and enhancing therapeutic relationships, evaluating clients’ response to treatment plan, and coordinating individualized goal-oriented treatment and discharge planning. Develops and enhances community communications/relationships, provides consultation services, engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation and quality improvement activities to achieve excellence in client care.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work.
  • Two (2) years recent related experience working with and knowledge of Deaf culture and deaf, hard of hearing and Deaf-Blind populations.
  • Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities an asset.
  • Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
  • Valid BC Drivers License. Local area travel may require the use of a personal vehicle.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) is required for this position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Broad knowledge of mental health issues and care.
  • Broad knowledge of psychotherapeutic, counseling skills and clinical practice models..
  • Broad knowledge of psychopharmacology (indications and side-effects).
  • Broad knowledge of other health disciplines and their role in healthcare.
  • Broad knowledge of legislation and government policies and procedures that relate to the client.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of social determinants of health
  • Demonstrated ability to apply systems theory to practice in Social Work assessment and intervention.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct social and psychosocial assessments.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and influence group and inter-group processes, decision making and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish rapport with clients and families in order to explore issues that are beyond the initial presented concerns.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with clients and their families, colleagues, physicians, and other health care staff.
  • Demonstrated listening and information seeking skills that promotes communication and lead to a co-operative approach to problem solving within a multidisciplinary setting.
  • Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work both independently and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach, demonstrate and coach clients and co-workers both one-on-one and in groups
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a culturally diverse population.
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve.
  • Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Demonstrated ability to deal effectively with conflict situations.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment.
  • Basic computer literacy to operate a computerized client care information system and word processing, spreadsheet, Internet and e-mail software.

Please go to VCH Career Postings to get more details and to apply.


Community Mental Health Worker 2 (Adult)

Job Title: Community Mental Health Worker 2 (Adult)
Work Site: Deaf/Well Being Program, Vancouver Community
Status: Regular Full Time – Other Relief (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: April 01, 2018
Salary: $32.39 – $40.40 per hour
Hours: 08:30-16:30
Reference#: 100508-rle

Job Summary: As a Community Mental Health Worker 2 (Adult), you’ll work as part of a multidisciplinary community mental health team providing treatment and consultation according to best practices for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind children, adults and older adults experiencing severe behavioural, social and/or emotional, or environmental problems. Clients may have concurrent developmental, language and/or neurodevelopmental needs.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences.
  • Three years post Master’s, or equivalent and relevant years of pre Master’s psychiatric experience.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s license. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage reimbursement is paid.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) required.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Knowledge of the principles of recovery in mental illness.
  • Working knowledge of psychiatric theory and practice within a client centered approach to the adult population.
  • Sound knowledge of crisis intervention and community resources.
  • Demonstrated psychiatric assessment, counseling, and case co-ordination skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in the writing of reports, correspondence and other documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently plan, organize and prioritize workload and adapt to a changing workload.
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to work in a culturally diverse population.
  • Ability to work effectively in an inter-disciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to prepare case summaries and clinical records.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job.

Please go to VCH Career Postings to get more details and to apply.


Administrative Support & Web Content Assistant

Job Title: Administrative Support & Web Content Assistant
Work Site: Deaf Well-Being Program, Vancouver Community
Status: Casual
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $20.46 – $22.38 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700
Reference#: 104283-rle

JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a resident/client and family centered care model and in accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, works as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide administrative, secretarial and clerical support. Duties include, but are not limited to, typing/formatting technical and non-technical materials, reports and minutes utilizing advanced word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation computer software skills, maintaining on-line databases and setting up and updating the departmental website. Screens and prioritizes incoming materials/requests, takes follow-up action when required; manages schedules and arranges meetings, arranges and books meeting rooms for multiple purposes and acts as a receptionist. Maintains timekeeping records, maintains and orders stationary as needed, ensures equipment maintenance, prepares cheques requisitions, sets up filing systems, compiles statistics and engages in on-going team planning and quality improvement activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Education & Experience

  • Grade 12, supplemented with an Office Administration Certificate, plus three (3) years’ recent related experience that includes work in website maintenance or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

  • Proven ability to be sensitive, tactful and diplomatic with clients, volunteers and the public.
  • Ability to use, and fluency in, American Sign Language and other communication modes appropriate to the deaf.
  • Strong knowledge of office practices and procedures.
  • Proven ability in time management skills and with the ability to work with frequent interruptions and adapt to changes.
  • Knowledge of basic web based content management systems / applications
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure, multi-task, work independently with minimal direction, problem solve, take initiative, anticipate potential problems/conflicts and take appropriate actions, organize and prioritize work, and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work in cooperation with others within a team environment.
  • Demonstrated ability in handling and disclosing of sensitive or confidential information.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.
  • Demonstrate ability to operate standard office equipment.
  • Proven advanced word processing, spreadsheet, database and presentation skills with current software applications (Excel, Word, Access).
  • Ability to keyboard at 5000 strokes per hour.
  • Ability to type 50 wpm.
  • Ability to perform relevant calculations.
  • Ability to compile information.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Please go to VCH Career Postings to get more details and to apply.