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British Columbia Schizophrenia Society

Fraser North Region Burnaby, Tri-Cities, New West

Regional Educator 22 hours per week

Closing date: Monday May 1st at 4:30 pm

The British Columbia Schizophrenia Society has a vision where those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis receive excellent treatment and services, and are accepted and included in their communities. Our mission is to improve the quality of life for those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis through education, support, public policy and research. Founded in 1982, BCSS is a charitable society with a head office in Vancouver, BC.

Summary

Works within a multi-person team, from the Fraser region and reports to the Fraser Regional manager. Provides information and resources for family members dealing with serious mental illness. Acts as a liaison between families and the mental health system. Organizes workshops and education programs for families and the public, including Aboriginal communities.

Qualifications

Post-secondary education in a relevant discipline, or degree equivalent

Experience with delivering programs, teaching/facilitating, working with families

Experience in outreach work

Knowledge and experience in writing reports and trauma informed practice

Knowledge of BC mental health system, and importance of building positive working relationships within systems

Ability to work within a team, and leadership amongst your peers

Ability to work in a community/outreach capacity in Fraser North area, including First Nations bands, Metis organizations, and Friendship centers

Demonstration of cultural and spiritual sensitivity

Knowledge of the importance of anti-psychotic mediations

Knowledge of the importance of family members being part of the care team

Requirements:

Valid BC Drivers license and reliable vehicle

Current criminal record check

To Apply: Please send cover letter and resume in PDF

Attention: ccharleyboy@bcss.org

*We will contact those selected for an interview

For more details please visit http://www.bcss.org/