Life Skills Worker

Website Northern Health

Job Description

Now This is Living!

Feeling the need to do something out of the ordinary and add some excitement to your life? Want to wake up every morning to endless recreational opportunities? Want to experience northern BC’s rich cultural heritage at its best?

With Northern Health you can enjoy a lifestyle that offers small town warmth, big city amenities, affordable living, and some of the shortest commutes in the country.  That’s what we call the best of BC – without the price tag!

Life Skills Workers
Permanent Part Time – Fort St. John, BC
Casual, Part Time and Full Time – Terrace, BC
Relief Full Time – Hazelton, BC

Reporting to the Team Leader, under the direction of the nursing staff and working as a member of the interdisciplinary team, the Lifeskills Worker assists residents with mental, developmental, and/or physical disabilities to live successfully in the community; works with the Mental Health team to implement appropriate psychosocial rehabilitation (PSR) and recovery plans to meet the resident’s needs; provides daily physical, emotional, social support/advocacy, personal life skills assistance, teaching and coaching; supports resident participation in daily living activities such as light housekeeping, personal laundry and side-by-side food preparation; provides transportation services to and from events, outings, appointments and programs. The Lifeskills Worker is expected to engage the resident and their support systems as people with full competence as full collaborators in service planning and evaluation.

The successful applicant will have a diploma in Community Social Service.
– Class V BC Driver’s License.
– Certificates in CPR, First Aid and Food Safe.
– Recent, related experience of two years or an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience or other qualifications determined to be reasonable and relevant to the level of work.

Check out what else you can expect by choosing Northern Health!
• Generous relocation packages for difficult to fill positions
• Northern living allowance in rural communities
• Great benefit packages and pension
• Unmatched work-life balance
• Affordable housing prices in most of our communities
• Four season, endless outdoor adventure
Offered through the Federal and BC Government “Loan Forgiveness Programs”, see our careers site for more information and eligibility.

“The coolest part of my job is the multidisciplinary team I am part of, and the clients we serve.” – Erin – Mental Health & Addictions Team Lead, Fort St. John

Where else would you want to be working!

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Expiring: Feb 19, 2018

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