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Job Developer | Mental Health Employment Support

Penticton, BC
  • Number of positions available : 1

  • To be discussed
  • Starting date : 1 position to fill as soon as possible

Position Summary
We are currently seeking a permanent full time Job Developer to join our Mental Health (MH) Employment Support team at the Penticton Health Centre in beautiful Penticton, B.C.

Salary Range:

Effective April 1, 2024, the pay scale for this position is $28.34 to $29.60

What we offer:

• Competitive salary and an attractive remuneration package
• Career Growth
• Employer paid training/education
• Employer paid vacation (per collective agreement)
• Medical Service Plan
• Employer paid insurance premiums
• Extended Health & Dental coverage
• Contribution to Municipal Pension Plan
• Balanced lifestyle

What will you work on?

Functioning as part of an integrated multidisciplinary MHSU Team and using an Individual Placement and Support Model, this position provides supported employment services to client’s recovering from severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders who are seeking competitive employment in accordance with the established vocational rehabilitation plan by performing duties such as: establishing rapport with clients and their family; encouraging and supporting the attainment of educational and/or employment goals; providing support to assist clients to obtain information on volunteer and/or employment opportunities and/or job training/retraining initiatives and programs; providing life skills and pre-employment skills training as needed to clients as part of their volunteer and/or employment readiness; interviewing clients to identify interests, skills, values, job readiness and suitability for employment and/or volunteer opportunities provides assistance with resume writing, job search and retention skills; facilitating resume and/or interview preparation workshops; identifying prospective employers within the community appropriate to client’s work profiles; and developing and maintaining relationships with vocational resource organizations, provincial and federal vocational programs, wage subsidy programs, etc. to foster employment opportunities for client group.

Shift times are from 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills and a work environment that supports and promotes psychological health & safety for all. We offer the opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

If you are an experienced mental health professional and passionate about helping those in our community, you'll love working within a friendly and supportive team environment and will enjoy a stimulating organizational culture.

If this sounds like a fit for you, we would love to hear from you. Make a Difference. Love Your Work. Apply today!

Education, Training and Experience:

• Completion of a recognized Community Social Service Diploma or a recognized program in psychosocial rehabilitation.

• Two years' recent related experience with job coaching, marketing and development with individuals with severe mental illnesses and/or substance use disorders; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

• Appropriate valid B.C. driver's license.

As part of your application, please ensure to:

• Upload your resume, cover letter (if Out of Province indicate if you are relocating to the area and when)
• Upload a copy of your Diploma.
• Upload copy of your Driver’s License (Class V).


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