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mental health worker

Posted on March 01, 2017 by Employer Details Metro Community Living

Job Details

  • Location Kentville, NS
  • Salary $17.23 hourly for 17 hours per week
  • Vacancies
  • Terms of employment Casual   Part time
  • Start date As soon as possible
  • Employment conditions Employment Conditions: Day, Evening, Weekend, Flexible Hours
  • Job no. 600643
  • Source  Job Bank

Job requirements




College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years or equivalent experience

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

First Aid Certificate; CPR Certificate; Medication Administration Certificate; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate


Experience an asset

Additional Skills

Housekeeping activities; Food preparation

Weight Handling

Up to 23 kg (50 lbs)

Work Setting

Private residence

Specific Skills

Implement life skills workshops; Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Resolve conflict situations; Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses; Implement behaviour management programs; Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs; Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients; Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Target Audience

Persons with mental health disabilities

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Own vehicle; Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Physically demanding

Ability to Supervise

1 to 2 people

Work Location Information

Rural area; Work in employer's/client's home

Type of Community or Social Service

Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders); Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)

Personal Suitability

Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Dependability; Judgement; Reliability

How to Apply

By e-mail:

Job Location:

Valley / Kentville Area

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