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Durham Mental Health Services

Registered Practical Nurse/Crisis Intervention Worker


Oshawa, Ajax1381330

Company Information

Durham Mental Health Services (DMHS) is a charitable not-for-profit agency providing services and supports to individuals and families who are living with mental health concerns. Operating under the direction of a volunteer Board of Directors, staff work in partnership with clients, offering services that are person-centred and sensitive to individual needs.

Job Description

  • Provide support to residents, modeling a positive attitude, utilizing affirmation and encouragement while integrating recovery concepts and client empowerment. 

  • Provide education on a variety of issues relevant to the client group. Provide life skills training, conflict resolution, and advocacy.

  • Demonstrated reliability (attendance and punctuality), communication skills and the ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as a team member.

  • Must demonstrate a strong professional manner in dealing with clients, staff, families, and the public while being open, friendly, approachable, accepting and understanding.

  • Strong attention to detail and confidentiality. Ability to work well under pressure. 

  • Must possess well developed client boundaries, communication, organizational, time management and coordination skills.

  • Functional knowledge of crisis intervention and assessment techniques required

Contact Information

Durham Mental Health ServicesSarah MacLeodHR@dmhs.ca905-666-0831
Posting Date: 04-Jan-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $0.00 - $26.24/hr 1 ASAP
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