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Outreach Support Worker, Community Mental Health

Surrey, BC
12 hours ago

Are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? Do you embody qualities of appreciation, understanding, and acceptance? Are you looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities? If you've answered yes then we want you to keep 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 exciting position for casual Outreach Support Worker with the Mental Health & Substance Use Services team in Surrey, British Columbia.

In this role you will be:
    •Observing, interviewing and assessing client behavior to identify problems and needs, soliciting client feedback, inquiries, and complaints; responding to client needs as appropriate. •Supporting and promoting independence and self-sufficiency for clients and their caregivers/families. •Developing short-term strategies to look after various situations. •Participating 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. •Acting as an advocate for the client in dispute situations by responding to and/or coordinating response to problems regarding landlord-tenant issues, financial assistance, or accessing community resources and housing, and developing workable solutions that meet the needs of the client.

To join this team you 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 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) certificate, •Current Food Safe certificate, •Valid Class 5 BC Drivers Licence and access to personal vehicle.

Here's why we truly believe you should join Fraser Health:
    •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. •Outstanding 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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