Jobs

CHILD & YOUTH MENTAL HEALTH CLINICIAN

Permanent – Full-Time 35 hours per week

Princeton, BC

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society, in partnership with the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, is seeking a qualified individual to provide specialized mental health assessment and treatment services to children, youth and families when the child or youth are suffering serious emotional, psychological, behavioural and/or psychiatric illness. 

Hours:35 per week

Starting Wage:$33.06/hr, plus a comprehensive benefit package

(Grid 17, Step 1, UFCW Community Agreement)

Qualifications:  education, training and experience

  • MSW (Clinical Specialization or equivalent training/education), or comparable graduate degree at Master’s level. 
  • 2 years clinical experience working in child and youth mental services, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services. 
  • Education or training in program planning, group facilitation and working with families and young children in conditions of risk.  
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.  
  • BC Class 5 Driver’s licence and access to an adequately insured reliable vehicle for work purposes
  • Clearance through the Criminal Records Review Program is required

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Excellent communication skills (verbal & written); proficient use of computer and other IT; knowledge of child development, parenting, family systems, family violence, cross-cultural issues, community resources, group facilitation skills; and conflict resolution skills.

Closing date for applications: July 6, 2018, 12:00 p.m.

Send applications marked “Confidential” – Competition #18-02CYMH(P) to:

Sarah Martin, Executive Director

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society

720 – 3rd Street

Keremeos, BC  V0X 1N3

E-Mail: Admin@LSCSS.com

To request a job description please email Admin@LSCSS.com. 

STOPPING THE VIOLENCE COUNSELLOR

PERMANENT PART-TIME

17.5 hours/week

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society is seeking an experienced Counsellor to provide individual and/or group counselling for women who have experienced sexual assault, violence/abuse in relationships, or childhood abuse. The Stopping the Violence (STV) Women’s Counsellling Program provides services to clients in the Keremeos, Cawston, Hedley and Olalla areas.

The  wage for this position is  $29.58/hour plus a comprehensive benefit package

(UFCW Grid 15, Step 1); 17.5 hours per week. 

Required education, training and experience

  • Degree or diploma in Social Work, counselling, or a related discipline, and/or extensive work-related experience under qualified supervision and experience with direct program delivery in the community/social service sector
  • Experience counselling women who have experienced abuse and trauma
  • Grief and crisis intervention training is an asset
  • Ability to use a computer, including word processing and spreadsheet software
  • Must have the ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Use of personal vehicle with a valid Class 5 Drivers License and a clean drivers abstract
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Clearance through the Criminal Records Review Program is required

Closing date for applications: Noon July 20, 2018

Please send applications marked “Confidential” – Competition #18-01-STV to: 

Sarah Martin; Executive Director

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society

Mail: 720 – 3rd St. Keremeos, BC  V0X 1N3

E-Mail: Recruiting@LSCSS.com

A job description is available; please call  (250) 499-2352 to request a copy. 

PEACE ACTIVITY WORKER

PERMANENT PART-TIME

10.5 hours/week

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society is seeking an Activity Worker to provide individual and/or group activities for Children and Youth who have experienced violence in the home. The Prevention, Education, Advocacy, Counselling and Empowerment (PEACE) Program provides services to clients in the Keremeos, Cawston, Hedley and Olalla areas. This position is supported by the PEACE Program Counsellor.

The  wage for this position is  $20.07/hour (UFCW Grid 8, Step 1); 10.5 hours per week. 

Required education, training and experience

  • Grade 10
  • Completion of an Activity Assistant Program
  • Current First Aid Level I and CPR Certificates
  • Recent, related experience of one year, Or, an equivalent combination of education, training and experience, Or, other Qualifications determined to be reasonable and relevant to the level of work.
  • Must have the ability to work independently with a minimum of supervision.
  • Use of personal vehicle with a valid Class 5 Drivers License and a clean drivers abstract
  • Group facilitation skills
  • Clearance through the Criminal Records Review Program is required

Closing date for applications: Noon July 20, 2018

Please send applications marked “Confidential” – Competition #18-01-PEACE to: 

Sarah Martin; Executive Director

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society

Mail: 720 – 3rd St. Keremeos, BC  V0X 1N3

E-Mail: Recruiting@LSCSS.com

A job description is available; please call  (250) 499-2352 to request a copy. 

Licensed Practical Nurse

Casual – 4-8 hours per week

Keremeos, BC

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society is seeking a qualified individual to provide medical oversight to staff of Kyalami Place in Keremeos, BC. The facility is a 14-unit Assisted Living community with 24-hour staffing.  This position reports to the Assisted Livng Housing Coordinator, and the Executive Director or designate. The LPN will work closely with the Assisted Living Housing Coordinator to monitor the eligibility of tenants, and to provide staff training and oversight on medication administration, and assignation of nursing tasks.

Hours:4-8 hours per week

Starting Wage: $25.50/hr

Qualifications:  education, training and experience

  • Clearance through the Criminal Records Review Program is required
  • Current Licensed Practical Nurse with full practicing licensure with the College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC
  • Strong clinical assessment skills and knowledge of commonly used medications including drug interactions and contraindications
  • Computer literate and familiar with electronic health records including MDS interRAI and eMAR.
  • Recent, related experience of two years
  • Proficient user of office equipment and software, including Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Demonstrated leadership ability or potential as evidenced in prior employment; community involvement, or personal initiatives
  • Human resource management experience an asset, including staffing, scheduling, training, education, staff development, and performance management
  • Knowledge of the legal and regulatory framework for Assisted Living in British Columbia including Community Care & Assisted Living Act, and Interior Health regulations, policies and procedures
  • Skilled in the delivery of client driven services that consistently meet competency standards
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; able to resolve conflict, coordinate programs and services for residents with divergent needs and interests

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing
  • Physical ability to carry out the duties of the position
  • Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others
  • Ability to operate related equipment
  • Ability to plan, organize, and prioritize
  • Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients
  • Ability to supervise 
  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems

Closing date for applications: June  29, 2018, 12:00 pm

To request a job description please email Admin@LSCSS.com. 

Send applications marked “Confidential” – Competition #2018-LPN to:

Sarah Martin, Executive Director

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society

720 – 3rd Street; Keremeos, BC  V0X 1N3

E-Mail: Admin@LSCSS.com

 

ASSISTED LIVING WORKER

Casual – $19.40 per hour

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society (LSCSS) is seeking a Casual Assisted Living Worker to provide relief coverage for regular staff.  Location:  Kyalami Place Assisted Living in Keremeos.  Duties:  resident care, housekeeping, laundry, meal service and life enrichment activities.  A job description is available, please contact us to request a copy.

Qualifications include:  BC Care Aide & Community Health Worker Registration; current First Aid Certification; Food Safe Level 1; and Clearance through the Criminal Records Review Program.

Closing date for applications: Noon, August 10, 2018

Please send applications marked “Confidential” – Competition #18-07 – ALW to:

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society

720 – 3rd Street

Keremeos, BC  V0X 1N3

E-Mail: Recruiting@LSCSS.com 

 

For further information contact Sarah Martin, Executive Director, (250) 499 2352.