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mental health worker


Source: Job Bank

Location

Lower Sackville, NS
B4C2S1

Salary

$24.34 hourly

Additional Information

  • Durée de l'emploi: Permanent
  • Langue de travail: Anglais
  • Heures de travail: 20 to 30 hours per week
  • Education:
  • Expérience:

Education

  • Secondary (high) school graduation certificate

Work site environment

  • Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
  • Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)

Work setting

  • Community agency
  • Various locations

Tasks

  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Supervision

  • 1 to 2 people

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • Mandt System training
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
  • Medication Administration Certificate
  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Persons with an intellectual disability
  • Persons with mental health disabilities
  • Persons with physical disabilities

Security and safety

  • Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

  • Own transportation

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail

Weight handling

  • Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Personal suitability

  • Accurate
  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Client focus
  • Excellent written communication
  • Flexibility
  • Initiative
  • Team player

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?

Experience

  • Will train

Health benefits

  • Dental plan
  • Disability benefits
  • Health care plan
  • Paramedical services coverage
  • Vision care benefits

Financial benefits

  • Group insurance benefits
  • Life insurance
  • Mileage paid
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Long term benefits

  • Maternity and parental benefits

Other benefits

  • Other benefits
  • Paid time off (volunteering or personal days)

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