CANADA

mental health worker

locationLower Sackville - Nova Scotia (NS),

atCommunity Health Services

Estimated salary $15.84 an hour

Job Description:

College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
Will train
  • or equivalent experience
  • Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate
  • Additional Skills

  • Housekeeping activities
  • Food preparation
  • Food safety/handling skills
  • Weight Handling

  • Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)
  • Work Setting

  • Private residence
  • Group home
  • Specific Skills

  • Provide personal care
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  • Resolve conflict situations
  • Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses
  • Implement behaviour management programs
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment
programs
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
  • Security and Safety

  • Criminal record check
  • Vulnerable sector check
  • Transportation/Travel Information

  • Public transportation is available
  • Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Physically demanding
  • Ability to Supervise

  • 3-4 people
  • Work Location Information

  • Work in employer's/client's home
  • Urban area
  • Various locations
  • Personal Suitability

  • Initiative
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Reliability
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