Mental Health Support Worker Needed: Private Hire

Mental Health Support Worker Needed:

  • 4-6 hours per week at $25.00 an hour
  • Evenings preferred, weekends will be considered
  • With preference for applicants with psychology, psychiatry background/education
  • Perfect side job for a student
  • This is not a VCH contract and no insurance will be provided
  • This is a private contract between client’s family and candidate

Client is a 24 year old female with a diagnosed mood disorder who is high functioning (works full-time and has a social support circle). She struggles with daily task management and has anxiety issues around home management and personal care.

CLOSING DATE: August 5 2018

 Contract Specifics:

  • There is no provision for sick time.
  • Contract will be supervised by parents of client
  • Candidate must be able to work cooperatively with client, mental health team staff and family
  • Candidates must be able to adequately access public transportation.
  • Candidates must be able to present in a professional manner, and be empathetic, patient and supportive.
  • Contract is for 6 months with a potential to renew. There will be a probationary period of 3 months to evaluate fit.
  • Contract may be ended early if there is concerns around rapport or lack of progress with goals

Client’s goals may include:

  • Work with the client to develop a structure and routine for:
    1. Regular cleaning chores
    2. Personal hygiene
    3. Meal preparation
  • Teach skills and tactics that will help the client be able to perform these tasks independently
  • Work directly with the client to complete household tasks and chores
  • Assess and report on progress to client’s family

Please submit a resume and a cover letter to:

Taylore Ashlie:

Only those being considered for the position will be contacted. Thank you!

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