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Clinical Support Worker, Substance Use Services

Chilliwack, BC
4 days ago

Are you someone who enjoys facilitating supportive group workshops? Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue reading!

Fraser Health is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity in the workplace. We are located in Metro Vancouver and the Fraser Valley, one of the most livable regions in the world, and one of Canada's largest and fastest growing health authorities. With over 1.8 million people, we serve 1/3 of BC's entire population and have 33,000 dedicated professionals in our 12 hospitals and other facilities that expand from Burnaby to Hope.

We currently have an exciting Casual opportunity for a Clinical Support Worker in the Mental Health Substance Use Services department in Chilliwack, BC.

Maple Ridge is a perfect balance of urban sophistication and country splendour. It is a community experiencing dynamic progress. The new Golden Ears and Pitt River Bridges puts Maple Ridge in the heart of regional transportation corridors.

Build on your education and experience as you:
    •Participate in case planning with clients and counselors and assists in the delivery of the clinical program by performing duties such as providing supportive counseling and guidance to clients working on program assignments, interviewing clients to identify problems and needs, and assisting clients to determine appropriate programs. •Observe clients, identifies and assesses potential emergency situations and develops short-term strategies to deal with such situations. •Report medical, behavioural, and other problems as required. Provides feedback and input regarding clients' needs and progress. •Identify available social, economic, recreational, and educational services and resources in the community that will meet clients' needs. Provides clients with related information. •Completes and maintains related records and documentation such as careplans, progress reports, statistics and daily logs.

To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Grade 12 plus completion of a recognized Substance Abuse Counselling or Social Service Worker certificate •Two years recent related experience working in the addictions field •Valid Standard First Aid - CPR C with automated external defibrillator certificate

If this sounds like the ideal role for you, here are more reasons why you should apply:
    •A career that offers you the opportunity to work in a fast growing and exciting organization with professionals who are excellent in their respective fields. •Fantastic opportunities for support and mentorship into supervisory and management roles are available as you advance within the organization. •An opportunity to make a difference every single day in the world of health care.

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation!

Come work with dedicated health care providers who are enthusiastic and committed to provide quality healthcare to our clients/patients/residents. We invite you to find out why more than 95% of new employees recommend Fraser Health as an excellent place to work. Work hard and have fun while you do it.

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