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Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker : Beacon : Mental Health and Addictions

Job in Kentville - Nova Scotia - Canada
Employer details provided on application.
Full Time position
Listed on 2019-02-09
Job specializations:
  • Social Work
    Care Assistant
  • Healthcare
    Healthcare Administration, Patient Care Technician, Healthcare Management
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Position:  Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker : Beacon House : Mental Health and Addictions

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as an internal applicant.

Req ID: 30188
Location: WesternZone,Chipman Building
Company: NSHA
Department: MHA WZ Beacon House
Type of Employment: CasualCasual Relief (3FTE) x 1position(s)
Union Status: HealthcareBargaining Unit :


Posting Closing Date: 25:Feb:19

Applications are accepted until 11:59 PM on the Closing Date.

Nova Scotia Health Authority is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia.We are over 22,000 employees who provide health care and support services in hospitals, health centres and community:based programs throughout Nova Scotia.

Nova Scotia Health Authority provides health services to Nova Scotians and some specialized services to Maritimers and Atlantic Canadians. We operate hospitals, health centres and community:based programs across the province. Our team of health professionals includes employees, doctors, researchers, learners and volunteers that provide the health care or services you may need. This is accomplished across four geographic management zones which are responsible for the operation of acute care health centres and the provision of a variety of inpatient, outpatient services including academic, tertiary, quaternary care and community based programs and services including continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions.

Responsibilities 13;

Reporting to the Manager, Inpatient and Residential Services : Western Zone, and working in residential and day program settings, the Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker provides holistic care for individuals with severe and persistent mental illness to achieve success and satisfaction in accordance with their personal values and goals. The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker supports, educates and assists clients in the areas of living, working, learning and socialization, and facilitates an environment that fosters client participation and independence.

The Psychosocial Rehabilitation Worker participates as an active member of an interdisciplinary team and practices in accordance with the Psychosocial Rehabilitation model, demonstrating a commitment to the mission, vision, goals and objectives of the Nova Scotia Health Authority (NSHA). Conducts responsibilities in accordance with NSHA policy and procedures, NSHA Code of Conduct and Provincial Mental Health Standards

Qualifications 13;

*Diploma in a Health, Social or Human Services fields
*One (1) year experience in a health or social services or related field
*Valid Drivers license and access to a reliable vehicle required
*Computer proficiency : MS Word and Outlook
*Knowledge of mental illness and concurrent disorders
*Knowledge of community resources
*Demonstrated accountability
*Demonstrated judgement and decision making skills
*Ability to improvise / flexibility
*Strong client focus and ability to build solid client/practitioner relationships
*Demonstrated communication and conflict resolution skills
*Demonstrated collaboration and teamwork skills
*Commitment to continuous improvement and innovation
*Demonstrated leadership abilities
*Demonstrated planning, organizational and time management skills
*Commitment to promoting a culture that supports safety, ethical practices and organizational health
*Demonstrated good attendance in current and past employment
*Exemplary work history as demonstrated in current and past employment
*Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position
*Travel is required
*Successful external applicants are required to provide a criminal record check (including Vulnerable Sector Search) to People Services before starting employment and assume any associated costs as a condition of employment
Position Requirements
Less than 1 Year work experience
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