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community mental health worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Calgary, AB
T2R0G9

Salary

$17.00 hourly

Additional Information

  • Work Term: Temporary
  • Work Language: English
  • Hours: 35 hours per week
  • Education: College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • Experience: 1 year to less than 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Asset languages

  • Tigrinya

Work site environment

  • Settlement services for new immigrants

Work setting

  • Community agency
  • Community centre
  • Associations and non profit organizations

Tasks

  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Manage events
  • Offer mentoring

Supervision

  • No supervision responsibility

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Children
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Elderly
  • Families
  • Females
  • Males
  • Persons with mental health disabilities

Computer and technology knowledge

  • MS Office

Area of work experience

  • Community service organization

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Values and ethics
  • Client focus
  • Team player
  • Organized

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?

Workplace information

  • Remote work available

Financial benefits

  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Team building opportunities

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