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Mental Health Support Worker Part Time (0.50 FTE) | AgeCare SkyPointe NE Calgary

AgeCare SkyPointe— Long Term Care (LTC) Mental Health Specialty Program

This program will provide Long Term Care for residents 18 years and older with a primary diagnosis of a mental health disorder.    This is an exciting opportunity for individuals that have experience or interest in working with those with mental health and/or addictions diagnosis.

Top talent, high standards

With 2,400+ employees across Canada, our team includes some of the best in the industry. You’ll work alongside kind and caring people who will inspire you to put your best foot forward.

A difference you can measure

We’re about improving the lives of those around us and making a difference, every day. You’ll build lasting relationships with team members and residents, learn their unique stories, and many will even feel like family.

Appreciation through and through

We don’t just employ our people — we celebrate them, we support them, and we recognize them for their amazing commitment all year long. Your wow moments won’t go unnoticed.

About this part time (0.50 FTE) Evening position

What you’ll do:

  • As a key part of the interdisciplinary team and in collaboration with the Resident Care Manager, Social Worker and Occupational Therapist, you will provide behaviour & symptom support to mental health residents, 18 years and older
  • Using a strength based approach, foster residents’ overall well-being, psycho-social recovery, stability and community re-integration
  • Using your ability to build rapport, support and facilitate the development of residents problem solving, competencies and social integration
  • Become part of a resident / family centered environment

What you’ll need:

  • Diploma/Certificate in Community/Mental Health, Addictions, Aboriginal Studies or other related field
  • 2+ years’ experience in a mental health or addictions setting
  • Experience in non-violent crisis intervention and behaviour management
  • Strong observation skills and skilled at reading body language and responding appropriately
  • A strong collaborative team player who is non-judgmental

Perks & Benefits

  • Happy, fulfilled team members working in a culture of caring
  • Be part of a new exciting program in a brand new facility in the NE sector of Calgary
  • Affordable meals prepared daily in our community kitchen

Send us your cover letter and resume and don’t forget to tell us about yourself. We want to get to know you — what you’re passionate about, who inspires you and why you’d be an awesome fit for AgeCare’s new Mental Health program.

NOTE: In an effort to further protect our vulnerable residents as well as other employees and volunteers, AgeCare requires all new employees to produce a clear Vulnerable Record Search prior to starting work. This search can be obtained through your local police service.

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