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careers with Vancouver Island Mental Health Society (VIMHS)

We are currently hiring:  Casual Mental Health Support Workers – see below for job description, qualifications and how to apply.

VIMHS provides continuous support for individuals with mental health, addiction, and/or cognitive challenges. Our philosophy of care is grounded in psycho-social rehabilitation. If you are interested in joining our team, please visit this page often for new opportunities.
For more information, or to apply for a position, you may contact HR at
or phone our Human Resources Manager at 250-756-9205.

employment opportunities – click on the links below to read full job descriptions

The Nurse works as a team lead for our MHSW’s to carry out health care services in Gateway House, KC House, and Bob Currie House.  Duties encompass aspects of communication, assessment, collaboration, programming, medication management and documentation. The Nurse provides collaborative guidance to the Mental Health Support Workers on clinical and health matters related to the residents.

Click here for the position summary and qualifications.

Mental Health Support Worker  

The Mental Health Support Worker (MHSW), under the direction of the Nurse, provides supportive partnerships to residents with serious and persistent mental illness by facilitating client centred goal-oriented care plans. The MHSW’s at VIMHS use the principles of Psychosocial Rehabilitation to guide their work. MHSW’s work collaboratively with the Nurse, the Rehabilitation Manager and their team members and contribute to the ongoing development and operation of the program.

Click here for position summary and qualifications.

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