Winnipeg Health Region Crisis Worker-Crisis Stabilization Unit Full Time in Winnipeg, MB

Winnipeg Health Region

Branch Winnipeg MB CA

Crisis Worker-Crisis Stabilization Unit
Winnipeg, MB

Current CPR and First Aid (Family and Friends Level). This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, and an Adult…

Position #20001240

Under the general direction of the CSU Manager, and in collaboration with the CSU Nurse and Crisis Unit Practitioner, the incumbent is responsible for providing supportive services to individuals in mental health or psychosocial crisis.

Complete High School education, Manitoba standards.
Completion of a recognized Community College Diploma program in Social Services, or a related health discipline. An equivalent combination of education and experience as recognized by CSU may be considered.
Current CPR and First Aid (Family and Friends Level).
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST).
Mental Health First Aid Training.
Food Handlers Certificate Level I (City of Winnipeg).
Minimum of two years mental health experience at the para-professional level, providing support services to adults with mental illness, required.
Experienced in the provision of crisis intervention and the application of the principles of crisis intervention.
Extensive personal and/or professional experience working with diverse populations.
Effective written and oral communication skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Demonstrated ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team setting.
Commitment to and knowledge of community based health care.

This position is subject to a Criminal Record Check, including Vulnerable Sector Search, and an Adult Abuse Registry Check. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment and/or to provide evidence of educational achievements.

Any application/resume received after the deadline closing date will be marked late and not included in the competition.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more EFT positions greater than 1.0 combined across the WRHA legal entity (Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Health Sciences Centre, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA Corporate Programs, WRHA Community Health Services). Consider this prior to applying for positions, as Employees in this situation cannot be awarded an additional position that will put them over full-time (1.0 EFT).

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Winnipeg, MB, CA
Posted on: 2015-03-21
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