Job title: Mental Health Aide – Consumer Support Worker

Company: Alberta Health Services

Job description: Your Opportunity:
Attention Consumer Support Workers (Mental Health Aides)! This position may qualify for a $5,000 to $10,000 Recruitment Incentive. Visit rcif-alberta.ca/aupe for more details. Reporting to the Manager or designate, the Mental Health Aide – Consumer Support Worker will work directly with clients in their own communities and within their homes. Under the guidance and direction of an Assertive Outreach Clinician and in collaboration with the client, you will assist in the development and implementation of an individual service plan, and respecting confidentiality will collaborate with significant others and involved professionals.
As a Mental Health Aide, you will work as a collaborative member of the multidisciplinary team to provide a welcoming and safe care environment. You will assist in the provision of direct patient/client care as delegated in a person-centered, recovery oriented and safe manner. In this position, you will assist and / or promote independence to patients/clients in completing activities of daily living as well as assisting other health professionals with providing treatments and observing and reporting relevant patient/client information to professional staff. You will assist new patients/clients and families with orientation, and assist in the general support of the work area.

  • Classification: Mental Health Aide
  • Union: AUPE AUX
  • Unit and Program: Community Addiction & Mental Health and works in Community
  • Primary Location: Rocky Mountain House HC
  • Location Details: As Per Location
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.80
  • Posting End Date: 06-FEB-2024
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 20-FEB-2024
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 8
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • Minimum Salary: $22.67
  • Maximum Salary: $26.43
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver’s License, Vehicle Required

Required Qualifications:
Completion of Grade 12. Completion of Health Care Aide or Mental Health Aide Certificate or equivalent. Additional Required Qualifications:
Equivalencies of education and experience may be considered. Post-secondary diploma level education in the human service field (LPN, rehab, and social work). Good observation and communication skills and ability to work in a team environment. Targeted Responder Level CPR through Heart & Stroke. Related experience dealing with individuals with complex mental health needs. 5 years’ experience in community mental health or in related field. Training in suicide and crisis intervention: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (SPRAM) Certificate or equivalent. Mental Health First Aid. Non-violent crisis intervention. Able to travel in and around Rocky Mountain House. Preferred Qualifications:
As Required.
Please note:
All postings close at 23:59 MT of the posting end date indicated.
Security Screening:
A satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search is required prior to your first day of work. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.
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Location: Rocky Mountain House, AB

Job date: Mon, 29 Jan 2024 07:44:09 GMT

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