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Vitalité Health Network - 242 Jobs
Bathurst, NB
In-person
$25.13 - $26.95 / hour
Posted 29 days ago This job may expire soon!

DEPARTMENT: Forensic - Rehabilitation

BARGAINING UNIT: CUPE

JOB TYPE: Permanent full-time

SCHEDULE: Day, Night, Weekend, Rotation, 8 and 12-hour shifts. Work schedule may be changed to meet operational needs.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS: Bilingual essential

NOTE: Applicants must attach a resume to their application.

JOB SUMMARY:

As a member of an interdisciplinary team, the incumbent offers group sessions, support, coaching and / or skill training to clients referred by the clinician to facilitate their recovery. He or she works in collaboration with the involved professionals, people who lived through experience as well as other significant services and people involved. Needs are focused on recovery and may vary according to operational needs. He or she may also be asked to contribute to the other services within the Center.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • High school diploma or general education diploma (GED) and additional six-month to one-year course/program in community integration or the equivalent – child/youth services option or any equivalent
  • Successfully complete the O.M.E.G.A. course or a commitment to undertake such a course, or any other non-violet crisis intervention course;
  • Successfully complete the Advanced C.P.I. course or a commitment to undertake such a course;
  • Successfully complete the Prevention and Management of Suicidal Behaviour in a Psychiatric Hospital Setting course or a commitment to undertake such a course;
  • Current BLS Certification;
  • Good judgement and organisational skills;
  • Ability to utilize a variety of intervention techniques in new and innovative ways;
  • Must possess a valid license in accordance with the requirements of the New Brunswick Motor Vehicle Act.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.
  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.
Competition Number: 5-26887 EXT
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About Vitalité Health Network

About Vitalité Health Network

Vitalité Health Network is a regional health authority delivering and managing health care services within a territory covering northern and part of southeastern New Brunswick.

The Network is the only Francophone-managed organization of its kind in the country and has nearly 50 points of service. It provides the public with health care services in the official language of people's choice through its community and home-based programs, hospitals, Public Health offices, community mental health centres, and addiction services.

The Network has over 7,100 employees, over 570 physicians (including 269 specialists), and over 1,000 volunteers.

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