Northern Health

British Columbia
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Lifeskills Support Worker (Permanent Part Time)

Mar 28, 2017
$21.63 - $23.46
Fort St. John, British Columbia
Entry Level

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.

FORT ST. JOHN COMMUNITY

Fort St. John is known as "The Energetic City," which reflects the large resource base of oil, natural gas, forestry and agriculture, and the vitality of their residents who are keen to live and work in a community that gives back so much. Fort St. John sits high above the spectacular Peace River Valley, Northwest of Dawson Creek and Southeast of Fort Nelson, where endless patchwork quilts of cropland melt into the horizon. Serving an area population of 69,000, Fort St. John is the hub of the Northeast with a new cultural center and library, theatre and art space. The main industries are agriculture, forestry, natural gas, construction and trucking.