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Social Worker I - MSW, Burnaby Centre/Soon to open Red Fish Healing Centre for Mental Health & Addiction, BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services

Location
Burnaby, BC
Details
Full Time
3 days ago

Social Worker 1 - MSW, Adult MHSUS

Mental Health Burnaby Centre, Burnaby $35.65/hr - $44.56/hr

*We will be hosting a Virtual Information Session for our new Red Fish Healing Centre that will be opening in the Fall on Tuesday, June 22nd from 2:00pm - 3:00pm. If you are interested in attending this virtual event we ask that you RSVP to CHSRecruitment@phsa.ca and attendees will be sent a Zoom link 24 hours prior to the virtual event.*

What you do
  • Conducts comprehensive psycho-social assessments by methods such as interviewing the client and/or family, obtaining relevant information, gathering social data regarding the client's family, environment, living situation, and financial status, and interpreting the data to therapeutically impact the client's and family's coping abilities and intervenes in cases of complex social-emotional or family issues.
  • Collaborates with designated care management personnel to facilitate the management of cases with complex discharge needs. Receives referrals from care management personnel and other members of the interdisciplinary team to assist patients/families with complex emotional or social presentations, as well as facilitate care through the continuum.
  • Provides individual, family and group counselling services by methods such as exploring emotional responses to illness/injury in order to identify problems, personal concerns and treatment objectives and to facilitate change in coping style, behaviour, attitude, feelings and adaptive responses to an adverse life event. Refers to community services for follow-up as necessary.
  • Attends clinical/case conferences as a member of an interdisciplinary team for client reviews, admissions, and discharges by methods such as providing input from a social work perspective on a variety of care issues related to the client, and to ensure proper and effective treatment of the client.
  • Provides consultative and direct services to clients, families, staff and community health professionals regarding issues such as adult guardianship, advanced directives, domestic violence, abuse or neglect, immigration, housing, financial concerns, or matters concerning government agencies (public trustee) and authorities (courts, police).
  • Prepares and maintains client records by methods such as documenting client assessments, interventions, evaluations, modifications and client goals, charting client information, preparing progress notes and reports in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures, to meet regulatory requirements, and provide evidence and rationale that support findings and intervention plan.
  • Develops research proposals and conducts approved social work interdisciplinary research and special projects, in collaboration with relevant personnel, through methods such as identifying current trends/gaps in the literature, writing research proposals/grant applications, developing and monitoring budgets, following through with research methodology and disseminating research findings. Ensures clinical practices and protocols are consistent with current research findings.


What you bring
  • Master of Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work and one (1) year post Bachelor of Social Work experience in a health care setting.
  • Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.


What you have

  • Systems thinking as it related to social work process.
  • Health disciplines and their role in healthcare.
  • Research methodology skills.
  • Counselling skills and clinical practice models.
  • Knowledge of family, group and change therapy.
  • Legislation and government policies and procedures that relate to the client.
  • Apply systems theory to practice in Social Work assessment and intervention.
  • Conduct social and psychosocial assessments.
  • Understand and influence group and inter-group processes, decision making and problem solving.
  • Establish rapport with clients and families in order to explore issues that are beyond the initial presented concerns.
  • Communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, families, team members, other groups and community agency personnel.
  • Adjust to new or unexpected events.
  • Deal effectively with conflict situations.
  • Work collaboratively as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Skilled in the use of equipment, and in the techniques appropriate for treatment.
  • Basic Computer literacy.


What's in it for you

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


Please note this position will be based at Burnaby Centre for Mental Health & Addictions and will then be transferred to the Red Fish Healing Centre in the Fall of 2021. Please find below a link to the Red Fish Healting Centre: http://www.bcmhsus.ca/our-services/provincial-integrated-mental-health-addiction-programs/red-fish-healing-centre

For any inquiries with regards to this role please contact Kelly Hull, Talent Acquisition Advisor at khull@phsa.ca

Temporary Full time
Wage: $35.65/hr - $44.56/hr
28- 3405 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby
Applications will be accepted until position is filled
Monday to Friday: 0800-1600
Requisition Number: 106987


What we do

BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.

Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services

PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

ATTN: PHSA Employees:

To be considered as a PHSA employee (internal applicant) for this position, you must apply online via your internal profile at http://internaljobs.phsa.ca

Please note the internal job posting will no longer be accessible after the expiry date of April 26, 2021. If the internal job posting has expired, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk and advise that you would like to be considered as a late internal applicant for this position. Please do not apply for the external job posting.

If you have not registered your internal profile, a password is required to log in for the first time. To obtain your password, please contact the Internal Jobs Help Desk at 604-875-7264 or 1-855-875-7264. Please note regular business hours are Monday - Friday (excluding stats), 8:30am to 4:30pm. For inquiries outside of regular business hours, please email the Internal Jobs Help Desk at internaljobshelpu@phsa.ca and a Help Desk Representative will contact you the next business day.

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