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A. Education, Training and Experience
Diploma in Community Social Services or health related program, such as Human Services, Mental Health, Life Skills & Career Development, or Practical Nursing; Two (2) years recent, related experience; Recognised post basic education related to mental illness and addiction, such as Counseling Skills training; knowledge of applicable legislation, such as the Mental Health Act and the Guardianship Act; knowledge of available programs, their interrelationships, and their function in delivering care in the community; and Knowledge of the local labour market; or An equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current Level "C" Basic Life Saving Certificate. Food Safe certificate. Valid BC Driver's License
B. Skills and Abilities
Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Establish and maintain rapport with clients.
Deal with others effectively.
Prioritize and organize client demands made and care needs.
Analyze and resolve problems.
Teach life skills.
Sound judgment and good observation skills.
Work independently, demonstrating initiative, with limited supervision.
Work cooperatively as part of a multidisciplinary team.