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. This position works a standard Monday - Friday work week with occasional Fridays off as per noted FTE. Majority of intervention time is spent within community with client direct services and community participation group activities. With COVID - 19 practices some aspects of traditional role functioning have been modified to meet current needs.
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: St. Paul Mental Health
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 18-AUG-2020
Employee Class: Regular Part Time
Date Available: 28-AUG-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 19
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $24.13
Maximum Salary: $26.59
Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Provided
Completion of diploma from a post-secondary program in a related field or equivalent.
Additional Required Qualifications:
CPR Healthcare Provider Level - Heart and Stroke foundation (AHS acknowledged program). Experience working with mental health populations greater than one year.
Great teamwork and collaboration skills. Community awareness and willingness to participate. Strong communication skills.