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 responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.8 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish peoples. Our team of nearly 40,000 staff, medical staff and volunteers is dedicated to serving our patients, families and communities to deliver on our vision: Better health, best in health care.
We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Clinical Support Worker in the Mental Health Substance Use Services department in Creekside, Surrey
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. •Participates in the coordination of emergencies under the direction of the Nurse including overdose, heart attack, assaultive behaviour and seizures by performing duties such as responding in accordance with established policies and procedures, providing crisis intervention, initiating appropriate responses including CPR and notifying ambulance and/or police as required. •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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