Job Posting – CIS/SIL Worker – Maple Ridge/Pitt Meadows Community Services

Date:                   November 21, 2016

Service Area:     Mental Health

Program:             CLS

Location:             Rainbow Club

Position:              CLS/SIL Worker

Nature of Position:

A 35hours/week temporary position with a possible of an extension is available within the Community Living Support Program, Mental Health Services. The successful applicant will be responsible for supporting clients with severe and persistent mental health issues living independently in the community. The CLS office is based out of the Rainbow Club, but the majority of the work is done with clients in their home and/or in the community.

Qualifications (knowledge, education, skills, experience):

Have a minimum of a two year relevant certificate or degree

Significant, relevant experience working with adults living with mental health issues

Knowledge of the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation

Current First Aid and CPR

Valid drivers license and use of your own vehicle, business insurance and 2 million liability

Required Skills:                                               

Use of personal vehicle: Yes

Be non-judgmental, compassionate, and culturally accepting

Knowledge of community resources and housing

Ability to work both independently and within a community care team

Good organizational skills and time management skills

Knowledge of computer programs: Outlook express, Microsoft work, and client information systems

 

In your cover letter please indicate where you heard about this job posting. Successful applicant will be informed and accepting of cultural diversity, and have the ability to work and support all people with dignity and respect. This position is open to male and female applicants.

This position requires Union membership: Yes

Shift/Schedule/Hours per week: 35 hours/week temporary position with a possibility of extension

Expected Start Date: ASAP

Wage/Salary:  $17.96/hour

Application Deadline: November 29, 2016

Grid Level: 11

Submit Applications to: krogge@comservice.bc.ca