mental health support worker - Westlock (AB) - Job posting

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Mental Health Support Worker Verified This job posting has been provided directly by the employer through Job Bank’s employer job posting system.

Posted on January 23, 2020 by Employer details WJS Canada

Job details

  • Location Westlock, AB
  • Salary$$24.94 to $27.36HOUR hourly for 40 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent
    Full time
  • Shift, To be determined
  • Start date As soon as possible
  • Vacancies 1 Vacancy
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #1400055

Job requirements




College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years

  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
  • Social Work, General
  • Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Medication Administration Certificate; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate; Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST); Community disability studies Certificate; Mandt System training; Behaviour management Certification; Intensive behavioural intervention Certification


Completion of college/CEGEP/vocational or technical training
Completion of high school


2 years to less than 3 years

Specific Skills
Implement life skills workshops; Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs; Conduct follow-up assessments; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses; Implement behaviour management programs; Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs; Assist clients/guests with special needs; Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients; Accompany clients to appointments and social outings
Additional Skills
Housekeeping activities; Food preparation
Work Setting
Private residence; Group home
Target Audience
Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing; Persons with mental health disabilities; Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI); Persons with learning disabilities
Security and Safety
Child abuse registry check; Driver's validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check
Transportation/Travel Information
Own vehicle; Valid driver's licence; Travel expenses paid by employer
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Physically demanding
Ability to Supervise
Working groups; Staff in various areas of responsibility; 3-4 people
Work Location Information
Work in employer's/client's home
Type of Community or Social Service
Education or training; Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
Personal Suitability
Effective interpersonal skills; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus

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