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Outreach Support Worker, Community Mental Health

Full Time
7 days ago

Fraser Health has an exciting full time opportunity for Outreach Support Worker in the Mental Health and Substance Use department located in New Westminster, BC.

Are you dedicated to helping people in the community develop life skills? Do you want to work for one of British Columbia's top employers? If so we would like 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.
Develop your education and experience as you:
    •Observe, interviews and assesses client behavior to identify problems and needs, soliciting client feedback, inquiries, and complaints; responds to client needs as appropriate. •Encourage and promotes independence and self-sufficiency for clients and their caregivers/families; develops short-term strategies to deal with various situations. •Provide feedback and suggested recommendations to the treatment plans within established guidelines. •Consult and works cooperatively with community agencies and families to maintain coordination in the service and treatment process. •Participate in staff meetings, quality improvement initiatives, committees and in-services, and maintains up-to-date knowledge through involvement in work-related continuing education, as required. •Ensure a safe and healthy working environment by observing universal precautions and infection control procedures. •Perform other related duties as required.
To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Grade twelve (12) plus successful completion of the Community Mental Health Worker Certificate or Social Services Worker Diploma •Two (2) years' recent related experience •Current CPR certificate •Current Food Safe certificate •Valid Class 5 BC Drivers Licence and access to personal vehicle

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 with you!

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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