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Source: LocalWork.ca Listed: Monday 27 December, 2021
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PHS Community Services Society 
Mental Health Worker 
Mental Health Worker Casual, Regular Part-Time Job Description PHS Community Services Society (PHS) is hiring Mental Health Workers! Would you enjoy working with Victoria s underserved communities? Are you interested in a job where you can make an impact on the well-being of others? If this is you, PHS invites you to apply for the role of Casual Mental Health Worker! We are looking to greatly increase our Casual pool with our increased growth as an organization. About PHS PHS Community Services Society provides housing, harm reduction, health promotion and health care to vulnerable communities. Our supportive housing and low barrier programs provide refuge, services and advocacy for those who are homeless or poorly served elsewhere due to their physical health, mental health, behaviour, substance use, or involvement with the criminal justice system. Our work is grounded in honouring self-determination and providing as much choice of therapeutic treatments as possible within a trauma-informed continuum of care. We foster an environment which accepts and looks to the good in each member. PHS is a renowned innovator and a leader in harm reduction and health care for marginalized communities. PHS Housing actively seeks to find an alternative to eviction in every situation. Responsibilities for the Mental Health Worker role include: Providing support, housing services, and advocacy for our residents and others who are underserved in our community. Assisting with medication administration Harm reduction Assisting with the delivery of recreational activities Safety and security measures General cleaning duties for the project or program Crisis intervention/de-escalation Acting as a first responder in medical interventions including overdose response, medical emergencies Education and experience required: We are looking for people from all walks of life! Different types of experiences are valued at PHS, including volunteer and lived experience with mental illness/addictions/homelessness. The ideal candidate for this role has the following qualifications and skills: You have work experience with concurrent disorders/hard to house populations. You have education in Social Services and or related field, or you have other relevant related experience. Current First Aid and CPR certification is required. Class 5 Driver s License is a preferred asset as we have some Mental Health Worker opportunities that require a driver s license. *To comply with current Public Health Orders, some positions within PHS must be staffed by individuals who are fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or have an approved medical exemption. Proof of vaccination status will be required for successful applicants for positions covered by the order. An equal combination of education, training and experience is acceptable. Valued Benefits: Working at PHS will offer you the opportunity to thrive in a fast growing and exciting organization, committed to providing housing, service, and advocacy to all in need. Please send resumes today! Job Type: Regular Part-Time, Casual Salary: $26.42 per hour + Benefits OR $26.42 per hour + 9.6% Part-time hours: 11-33 per week Job Types: Part-time, Casual Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Casual Salary: $26.42 per hour How to Apply: www.phs.ca/careers To listen to a live presentation February 2nd, 2022 at 3:00pm and learn more about the above opportunity please visit; https://events.blackpress.ca/greatervictoria to register. You will receive log-in coordinates after registration to easily join the scheduled meeting. Any questions please feel free to send a message via live chat during the presentation. (1124359h)

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