Transitional Worker (Temporary)
Coast Mental Health
Coquitlam, BC
3d ago

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Director of Cottage / Transitional Housing Program, in a manner consistent with the Coast’s mission, philosophy, policies and objectives, the position is responsible for ensuring the implementation of the home programs such as cooking, cleaning, maintenance tasks by engaging the residents in daily life skills activities, medication administration all based on the psycho social rehabilitation principles.

You will further identify and support residents to access community resources and services. Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Community Social Service
  • Certificates in First Aid + CPR, WHMIS and FoodSafe
  • 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
  • Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Clearance
  • TB Clearance (done within past 6 months)
  • Class 5 driver's license and access to a vehicle.
  • Knowledge and Abilities

  • Ability to work with people with a mental illness.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position.
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
  • Ability to operate related equipment.
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
  • Ability to observe and recognize changes in clients.
  • Ability and willingness to understand and work with adults who have been found not criminally responsible on account of a mental disorder.
  • Knowledge of the criminal justice system.
  • Life skills training and experience.
  • Good organizational and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate groups.
  • Why Coast

  • We believe in the person, not the disease.
  • We operate client-centered care under the principles of psychosocial rehabilitation.
  • There is a variety of work within a particular position and within the organization.
  • We strive to be the best that we can be.
  • We hold Exemplary Status accreditation through Accreditation Canada.
  • We have won numerous awards for our innovative programming.
  • We care about our employees, and believe in living our values and culture throughout the organization.
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