Relief Behavioural Health Worker 2023


Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding career in Canada’s North? The Northwest Territories Health and Social Services Authority (NTHSSA) is currently hiring for the Relief Behavioral Health Worker position at Stanton Territorial Hospital in Yellowknife. This job opening is limited to those residing within 50 kilometres of Yellowknife, so act fast!

As a Relief Behavioral Health Worker, you will play a vital role in maintaining a safe and therapeutic environment for patients at Stanton Territorial Hospital. Your responsibilities will include responding to violent situations, providing close observation of patients who may harm themselves or others, and addressing behavioural issues in a constructive and non-threatening manner. You will also assist in the day-to-day management of the psychiatric unit under the direction of the Clinical Coordinator or Registered Nurse.


To qualify for this position, you must have a diploma in Human or Social Services with at least one year of related experience, or four or more years of experience working with individuals with serious mental health and/or intellectual/developmental disabilities in a healthcare setting, group home, or other social services/justice/security setting. Equivalencies will also be considered on a case-by-case basis.

At NTHSSA, you’ll have the opportunity to work in a welcoming community and expand your career in health and social services delivery and administration. With service locations in communities across the territory and a staff of over 1,600 serving more than 43,000 residents of the NWT and 5,900 residents of the Kitikmeot Region of Nunavut, the NTHSSA offers expanded opportunities for personal and professional growth.

If you’re interested in this position and meet the qualifications, please contact the Department of Finance at the Government of the Northwest Territories to apply. Note that this opportunity is only open to residents living within 50 kilometres of Yellowknife.

Job Category: Social work
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Canada Yellowknife NT
Job Salary: $28.29 per hour
Job Qualification: Diploma in Human or Social Services

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