Are you someone who has experience supporting individuals and families affected by acute/episodic mental illness and substance use disorders? Do you want to work for one British Columbia's top employers? Do you have demonstrated client assessment and case management skills? 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 Community Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician. This position serves Fraser Health Community North Fraser.
Build on your education and experience as you:
•Support the development/maintenance of abilities related to activities of daily living, discharge and transition of care. •Update the Clinical Coordinator on the status of client treatment and progress, as well as significant and unusual issues, developments, and circumstances. •Advocate on behalf of clients, by providing clients with information about appeal processes, providing information about clients to relevant Ministries and assisting clients to complete forms; acts as a resource for clients and their families. •Provide follow-up care and services as required, including providing referrals to other healthcare professionals, such as vocational counsellors, recreational therapists, occupational therapists, and psychiatrists. •Provide client care linkages between community mental health & substance use services and acute care facilities, to facilitate assessment and care planning for client discharge from hospital. •Liaises with forensic programs
To join the organization we require you to have:
•Bachelor's degree in Social Work or Clinical Counselling •Two (2) years' recent, related experience working with clients and families with, or affected by, mental illness and substance use disorders •Eligible for registration or membership with applicable professional association or regulatory body •Valid Class V BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business-related purposes 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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