Mental health worker

JAZ Community Support Limited based in Lower Sackville, NS is inviting applications from suitable candidates for the position of Mental health worker who are self-motivated and have good interpersonal skills. The candidate who got selected will be required to start work as soon as possible. The vacancies refer to Permanent employment or Full time job. The shift timings include Day, Night and Weekend.

Employer Name: JAZ Community Support Limited
Position: Mental health worker
No. of vacancies: 2
Salary: $24.34 hourly / 35 to 42 hours per week
Employment type: Permanent employment, Full time
Location: Lower Sackville, NS

Job Description

  • The candidate must assess clients’ needs or eligibility for specific services.
  • The candidate will be responsible for the housekeeping activities.
  • The candidate will be responsible for food preparation.
  • The candidate must be able to resolve conflict situations.
  • The candidate will be responsible for implementing behavior management programs.
  • The candidate must communicate with other social service agencies and health care providers who are involved with clients.
  • The candidate must accompany clients to appointments and social outings.

Job Requirements

  • The candidate should be fluent in English language.
  • The candidate must have a certificate of Secondary (high) school graduation.
  • Training will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • The candidate must be able to supervise 1 to 2 people.
  • The candidate must complete Mandt System training and have Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate, Medication Administration Certificate, First Aid Certificate, and CPR Certificate.
  • The candidate must be able to handle weight up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs).
  • The candidate should be accurate.
  • The candidate should have effective interpersonal skills.
  • The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • The candidate must be interpersonally aware.
  • The candidate should have good judgemental skills.
  • The candidate should give importance to values and ethics.
  • The candidate should be client focused.
  • The candidate must be flexible.
  • The candidate must be capable of acting on their own initiative.
  • The candidate should be a good team player.

Work site environment

  • The work environment offers support for personal and social adjustment, health (e.g., substance abuse, gambling, behavioral disorders), and socioeconomic needs (e.g., housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance).

Work setting

  • The candidate must work in a community agency.
  • The candidate will be required to work in various locations.

Experience and specialization

Target audience

  • The target audience includes people with intellectual disabilities, mental health disabilities, and physical disabilities.

Additional information

Security and safety

  • The candidate should be subjected to a thorough criminal background check.

Transportation/travel information

  • The candidate must have their own transportation.

Work conditions and physical capabilities

  • The candidate should be willing to work under pressure.
  • The candidate should have an eye for details.


  • Health, Financial, Long term and Other benefits will be provided to the selected candidate.
  • Under Health Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Dental plan, Disability benefits, Health care plan, Paramedical services coverage and Vision care benefits.
  • Under Financial benefits, the selected candidate will receive Group insurance benefits, Life insurance, Mileage reimbursement and Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP).
  • Under Long Term Benefits, the selected candidate will receive Maternity and parental benefits and Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA).
  • In addition to the Health, Financial, and Long-term benefits mentioned above, the selected candidate will receive Other benefits and Paid time off (volunteering or personal days).

How to Apply

If you are interested in applying, apply through the given options.

By email

[email protected]

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