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Addiction & Mental Health Recovery Worker

Alberta Health Services

This is a Contract position in Cold Lake, AB posted July 31, 2020.

Your Opportunity:

Work as the healthcare aide equivalent within the team of assertive outreach services at St. Therese Healthcare Centre, based out of Cold Lake. We are a welcoming team that is ready to assist with skill development and can make the team feel like family. An exciting opportunity exists in St. Paul, Alberta! St. Paul is located approximately 200 km northeast of Edmonton. The area is home to approximately 6000 people. St. Paul is along the southern leg of the Iron Horse Trail – 300 km of former railroad that has been adapted for hiking, biking, horseback riding, quadding, or snowmobiling. If trails aren’t for you, they also offer both indoor and outdoor ice rinks, a curling rink, a riding barn and fair grounds, tennis courts, golf course, ball diamonds and soccer fields. Camping, fishing and other lake activities are in abundance as there are many, many beautiful lakes surrounding our town. Living in a small town that is close to a big city offers the best of all worlds.

Description:

As an Addiction and Mental Health Recovery Worker, you will contribute to the delivery of community based services to persons with a chronic addiction and/or severe and persistent mental illness using psychosocial rehabilitation principles, promoting client respect, autonomy, health and improved quality of life. Your duties will include carrying out assigned tasks in a client focused recovery plan which includes support to participate in activities of daily living, recreational and social activities, and educational and employment activities. You will work collaboratively with other health and service providers. In this position, you will work under the direction of a regulated health provider.

  • Classification:
  • Addic & Mental Hlth Recov Wrk

  • Union:
  • AUPE GSS

  • Department:
  • St Paul Com Outreach Services

  • Primary Location:
  • Cold Lake Hlthcare/Mental Hlth

  • Multi-Site:
  • Not Applicable

  • FTE:
  • 0.95

  • Posting End Date:
  • 10-AUG-2020

  • Temporary Employee Class:
  • Temp P/T Benefits

  • Date Available:
  • 15-OCT-2020

  • Temporary End Date:
  • 06-NOV-2021

  • Hours per Shift:
  • 7.75

  • Length of Shift in weeks:
  • 4

  • Shifts per cycle:
  • 19

  • Shift Pattern:
  • Days

  • Days Off:
  • As Per Rotation

  • Minimum Salary:
  • $24.13

  • Maximum Salary:
  • $26.59

  • Vehicle Requirement:
  • Driver’s License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:

Completion of diploma from a post-secondary program in a related field or equivalent.

Additional Required Qualifications:

BLS HCP level – same level training considered as per training restrictions. Experience working with care needs of clients with mental health concerns.

Preferred Qualifications:

Strong communication skills. Ability to remain calm in stressful situations.