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LIFE SKILLS SUPPORT WORKER (PERMANENT FULL TIME)
Location:Fort St. John
Facility:FSJ HOSP/HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:05432406
Employee Type:PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:FSJ HOSP/HEALTH CENTRE
Department:NER INTENSIVE CS MGMT TM
Reports To:PRIMARY HEALTH TEAM LEAD
Hourly Wage:$24.38 - $26.42
Close Date:AUGUST 19, 2019*
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Position Summary

Under the direction of the Team Leader of the Intensive Case Management Team, this position is responsible for assisting mental health and addiction clients with services as outlined in an individual’s care plan, with the goal of maximizing independent living. The duties include monitoring of client functions, assisting with medications, personal hygiene, meal preparation, socialization, household management, money management, housing, recreation, transportation, training and vocations skills. This position also monitors client behaviors and reports significant changes to the responsible case manager.
 
Qualifications

- Diploma in Community Social Service.
- Class V BC Driver’s License.
- Certificates in CPR, First Aid and Food Safe.
- Recent, related experience of two years or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience or other qualifications determined to be reasonable and relevant to the level of work.

Skills and Abilities:
- 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 communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
- Ability to organize and prioritize
- Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients
- Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
- Home management skills
- Ability to instruct
- Ability to analyze and resolve problems
- Conflict resolution and crisis intervention skills
- Advocacy skills

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