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 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 opportunity for a Full Time Community Mental Health & Substance Use Clinician in Abbotsford, BC
. 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:
•Master'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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