18 Oct

Group Coordinator Facilitator Social Services Certificate Jobs Vacancy in Vancouver Coastal Health Vancouver

Group Coordinator Facilitator Social Services Certificate
Vancouver Coastal Health
Vancouver BC
18 Oct, 2018 30+ days ago

Vancouver Coastal Health Vancouver urgently required following position for Group Coordinator Facilitator Social Services Certificate. Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

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Group Coordinator Facilitator Social Services Certificate Jobs Vacancy in Vancouver Coastal Health Vancouver Jobs Details:

Work Site:
Robert & Lily Lee Family CHC

Temporary Full Time till November 2019

Start Date:
As Soon As Possible

$26.29 - $28.21 per hour

0900-1700 Monday to Friday with Sat/Sun/Stats off



Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with the established vision and values of the organization, the (title) is responsible to research and develop group support programs and related information for clients to encourage skill development in areas such as mental health, addictions, recovery, harm reduction and other related topics. Develops, plans and facilitates group workshops; identifies client needs, determines content and structure and consults with clients and community partners to gather pertinent information. Interviews clients to gather background information and make referrals to other programs and/or services as required. Collaborates with external agencies in the utilization of external facilitators. Recruits, interviews, places and orientates and supports volunteers to address these issues. Evaluates program using information gathered by observation and with client feedback on issues such as group session effectiveness, material utilized and compiles feedback summaries. Prepares and maintains workshop materials. Arranges group support programs; schedules sessions times and monthly calendar, books facilities, arranges for materials and audio visual equipment.


Grade 12, Social Services Diploma or Certificate from a recognized Health Care Worker Program. Two (2) years recent, related experience in a mental health & addictions service setting providing group therapy to clients who have a variety of mental disorders and addictions issues as well as coordinating volunteer programs or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities
5,000 keystrokes per hour.
Knowledge of the principles of recovery in mental illness.
Knowledge of mental health, substance abuse and addiction disorders and treatment.
Knowledge of community resources and their role in client care.
Knowledge of legislation and government policies and procedures that relate to the client population.
Knowledge and understanding of group dynamics and processes.
Demonstrated ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and collaboratively as a member of a multidisciplinary team and to maintain mutually respectful relationships with colleagues.
Demonstrated ability to develop written material.
Demonstrated ability to provide client-centered solutions from a systems perspective.
Demonstrated ability to work in a community-based system.
Demonstrated ability to establish workload priorities in collaboration with others in a complex health care environment.
Demonstrated ability to adjust to new or unexpected events and deal effectively with conflict situations.
Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, related to clients and their families, colleagues, health care staff, service providers.
Demonstrated ability to work with individuals with diverse backgrounds.
Demonstrated ability to apply a variety of theoretical models to practice in facilitating groups.
Demonstrated ability to contribute to program development, related research, and program evaluation.
Ability to facilitate workshops or groups.
Ability to community effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Ability to work independently and in cooperation with others.
Ability to operated related equipment.
Ability to plan, organize and prioritize.
Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.
Basic computer literacy with word processing, spreadsheet and/or database programs and ability to utilize a computerized client care information system required.
Ability to analyze and resolve problems.
Conflict resolution skills.
Facilitation skills.
Physical Ability to perform the duties of the position.

he hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.

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