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COMMUNITY LIVING SUPPORT WORKER (TERM SPECIFIC PART TIME)
Location:Quesnel
Facility:QUESNEL MENTAL HEALTH CEN
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Competition #:05400970
Employee Type:TERM SPECIFIC PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:QUESNEL MENTAL HEALTH CEN
Reports To:CLINICAL SUPERVISOR
Hourly Wage:$22.38 - $24.26
Close Date:NOVEMBER 13, 2018*
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Position Summary

Works with mentally ill adults to assist them to stay in their own homes and out of institutions. Teaches life skills, monitors use of medication and provides transportation for medical and other appointments. Ensures compliance with Subsidized Housing Regulations for those individuals in Subsidized Housing.
 
Qualifications

- Grade 12.
- Social Services Diploma.
- Introduction to the Community Mental Health Certificate.
- Two years recent related experience.
- Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver’s License.
- Or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
- Ability to assess skill level.
- Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
- Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
- Ability to operate related equipment.
- Ability to organize and prioritize.
- Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
- Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
- Knowledge of psychosocial rehabilitation principles.
- Ability to develop, organize, coordinate, deliver and evaluate individual and group activities.
- Ability to instruct.
- Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
- Knowledge of adult leaning techniques.

QUESNEL COMMUNITY
Quesnel is one of the central interior's oldest cities and home to the world’s largest gold pan. Nestled on the banks of the Fraser and Quesnel rivers, Quesnel is the commercial centre of the North Cariboo. The major industries include forestry, agriculture, mining and tourism. Quesnel offers affordable housing, indoor and outdoor recreational opportunities and natural splendour that supports a balanced lifestyle.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT