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MHSU Treatment Support & Recovery Worker

MHSU Treatment Support & Recovery Worker

Competition #: 01435486
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: KELOWNA CHSC
Department: KEM MHSU CM L SV ODR-HPE
Reports To: MANAGER
Hourly Wage: $31.36 – $39.10
Close Date: OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary
We are hiring a casual MHSU Treatment Support & Recovery (TSR) Worker to join our Substance Use Connection Team operating from the hospital with reach into the community in Kelowna.The MHSU Treatment Support & Recovery (TSR) Worker provides assessment, treatment, case management, community support, and as required, urgent response to clients who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The MHSU TSR Worker functions as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Typical Duties and Responsibilities:
• As the primary contact with the client in the community, conducts ongoing assessments of the client’s condition and determines the client’s needs, including identifying early symptoms of relapse.
• Provides comprehensive bio/psycho/social services that include a continuum of options designed to optimize clients’ recovery and ability to function.
• Provides highly involved case management, counselling, and other forms of direct service, and directly provides or assists the clients to access services to deal with treatment and recovery issues such as: medication management, problem solving, crisis management, nutrition, physical health, money management, personal hygiene, household management, coping skills, education, vocational training, and interpersonal relationships.
• Arranges access to specialized services such as substance use, forensic/criminal justice, developmental disability, and acquired brain injury.
• Identifies the need for, and ensures or arranges transition plans are in place for clients transferring between levels of care, including involvement in discharge planning and follow up after an admission to a hospital unit or emergency department.
• Documents assessments, treatment formulations, care plans and progress notes according to professional standards and established guidelines, policies and procedures which may include computerized records and databases.
• Establishes effective working linkages/relationships with all pertinent service providers such as community agencies, hospitals, residential care facilities, primary care physicians, and psychiatrists, to maximize treatment resources for clients.

Shifts of work as scheduled on an as-needed basis from Monday to Friday 11:00 to 19:00.

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Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in an Allied Health, Behavioural, or Social Science field relevant to the position.Two years’ recent related experience in a mental health and substance use environment or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Current valid BC Driver’s License.

• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT

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