mental health support worker - Halifax (NS) - 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 September 24, 2020 by Employer details Metro Community Living

Job details

  • Location Halifax, NS

  • Salary$$18.96HOUR hourly for 36 to 48 hours per week
  • Terms of employment Permanent
    Full time
  • Day, Evening, Weekend, Flexible Hours, Early Morning, Morning
  • Start date Starts as soon as possible
  • Benefits: As per collective agreement, Disability Benefits, Medical Benefits, Mileage Paid, Dental Benefits, Group Insurance Benefits, Life Insurance Benefits, RRSP Benefits, Vision Care Benefits
  • vacancies 2 vacancies
  • Verified
  • Source Job Bank #1550058

Job requirements

Languages

English

Education

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

Experience

Will train

Specific Skills
Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories; Implement life skills workshops; 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; 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
Administrative and office activities; Housekeeping activities; Food preparation
Weight Handling
Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)
Work Setting
Private residence
Security and Safety
Driver's validity licence check; Driving record check (abstract); Criminal record check; Vulnerable sector check
Transportation/Travel Information
Own transportation; Own vehicle; Valid driver's licence
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding
Ability to Supervise
1 to 2 people
Work Location Information
Work in employer's/client's home; Urban area
Personal Suitability
Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement

Advertised until

2020-10-30

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