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Social Worker, Hospice Palliative Care

Reference ID: 1178750

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Are you someone who has a real passion for serving others? Are you a registered Social Worker looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? If you've answered yes, then we want you to keep 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 a fulfilling opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Social Worker within Palliative Care located in the vibrant Tri-cities of British Columbia.

Build on your education & career experience as you:
    •Provide therapeutic counseling services to clients registered in the Hospice Palliative Care Program for an assigned area and to families experiencing complicated circumstances relating to illness or with end-of-life issues. •Conduct social and psychosocial assessments of clients and families and interpret the information using a variety of modalities in accordance with professional standards and evidence-based clinical practice. •Follow-up and provide ongoing monitoring of psychosocial situations; evaluate client's response to interventions and follow clients through the continuum of care in hospital and in the community. •Act as a member of the interdisciplinary care team by providing information regarding client's psychosocial situation and collaborating with colleagues, clients and caregivers to develop a comprehensive plan of care. •Provide information regarding community resources and access to these resources, facilitating referrals where appropriate and facilitating the development of community resources by identifying services needed to support the health of families. •Participate in quality improvement activities by providing input into the development, implementation and evaluation of program goals, objectives, policies and procedures. •Promote client/family autonomy by ensuring their participation in planning, decision-making, and problem-solving.

To join our team, you have:
    •A Master's degree in Social Work from an approved School of Social Work. •Two (2) years' recent, related clinical experience working with palliative clients, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. •Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers and a valid 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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Posted: June 21, 2019
Closes: August 20, 2019