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Community Mental Health Worker

Employer

The Eritrean Canadian Community Association of Calgary

Date Posted

May 14, 2024

Languages

English
  • Location Calgary, AB
  • Earnings $17.00 hourly
  • Work Hours 35 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Full Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 28, 2024
Job Requirements

Employer

The Eritrean Canadian Community Association of Calgary

Languages

English

Education

  • College, CEGEP or other non-university certificate or diploma from a program of 1 year to 2 years
  • or equivalent experience

Asset languages

Tigrinya

Work site environment

Settlement services for new immigrants

Work setting

  • Community agency
  • Community centre
  • Associations and non profit organizations

Tasks

  • Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Implement life skills workshops
  • Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
  • Develop, co-ordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
  • Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  • Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
  • Screen, recruit and train volunteers and support staff
  • Assist clients/guests with special needs
  • Manage events
  • Offer mentoring

Supervision

No supervision responsibility

Certificates, licences, memberships, and courses 

  • First Aid Certificate
  • CPR Certificate

Target audience

  • Children
  • Culturally diverse groups
  • Elderly
  • Families
  • Females
  • Males
  • Persons with mental health disabilities

Computer and technology knowledge

MS Office

Area of work experience

Community service organization

Security and safety

Criminal record check

Transportation/travel information

Own vehicle

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • Ability to work independently
  • Work under pressure
  • Tight deadlines

Personal suitability

  • Efficient interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Values and ethics
  • Client focus
  • Team player
  • Organized

Screening questions

  • Are you currently legally able to work in Canada?
  • Do you currently reside in proximity to the advertised location?
  • Do you have previous experience in this field of employment?
  • Do you have the above-indicated required certifications?
  • What is the highest level of study you have completed?
  • What is your current field of study?

Experience

1 year to less than 2 years

Workplace information

Remote work available

Financial benefits

  • Pension plan
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)

Other benefits

  • Free parking available
  • Team building opportunities

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Interest Codes & Abilities
The Community Mental Health Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest Codes

Community and Social Service Workers
SOCIAL

Interest in consulting with social assistance recipients and pensioners to advise and aid them in locating and utitizing a variety of community resources; in referring clients to other social services; in counselling clients living in group homes and halfway houses and assisting in pre-release and release planning; in providing crisis intervention and emergency-shelter services; and in co-ordinating volunteer activities of community and social services organizations

METHODICAL

Interest in compiling information to participate in the selection and admission of clients to appropriate programs; to assess clients' relevant skill strengths and deficits; and in maintaining contact with other social service agencies and health care providers involved with clients to provide information and obtain feedback on clients' overall progress

innovative

Interest in assisting clients to sort out options and develop plans of action, and in implementing and organizing the delivery of life-skills workshops, substance-abuse treatment programs, behaviour management programs, youth services programs and other community and social service programs under the supervision of social workers and health care professionals

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 

It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective, and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes for this NOC group is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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Abilities

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Selected abilities

Mental Abilities

General Learning Ability

Verbal Ability

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Physical Abilities

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