COMMUNITY ADDICTIONS CASE MANAGER (CASUAL) - Immediate…

Società: Northern Health
Tipo di lavoro: Altro
Position Summary
Under the direction of the Health Service Administrator (HSA), and as part of the Multi-Disciplinary Team, this position is responsible for providing a range of alcohol and drug services and interventions along the health continuum from health promotion, harm reduction, including blood borne virus awareness and treatment, addressing the full spectrum of need. This position participates in a multidisciplinary health care team approach and provides community based case management system: providing individual assessment and treatment planning for individuals experiencing problems related to their substance use; provides individual, couples or group interventions as identified through assessment. Provides, support, guidance and education to substance users and their families. The incumbent will be expected to work within the framework of Harm Reduction in Substance use, promoting the benefits of this approach in collaborative work with collateral service providers. Qualifications
-Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences or Allied Health Discipline
-Two (2) years recent experience working in alcohol and drug treatment and/or mental health treatment.
-Valid Class 5 B.C. Driver's License.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES:
-Ability to be mobile in taking service to clients.
-Ability to assess and provide intervention and knowledge for Mental health & Addictions
-Ability to make decisions independently or under pressure.
-Ability to provide, assertive case management, using a range of clinical skills, and interventions.
-Ability to communicate effectively, both written and verbal.
-Ability to organize and prioritize workload and problem solving.
-Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
-Ability to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.
-Basic computer skills and knowledge of windows based software.
-Knowledge of addiction treatment methodology and community based programming
-Ability to physically and emotionally carry out the duties of the position.
-Ability to speak in public and facilitate or teach groups.

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