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Social Worker, In-Patient Psychiatry

Burnaby, BC
4 days ago

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 an exciting casual opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Social Worker in our Inpatient Psychiatric Unit located at Mental Health & Substance Use Services in Burnaby, British Columbia.

The Inpatient Psychiatric Unit is committed to working on issues related to social justice, inequity and empowerment and serve a growing, multicultural population resulting in social work practice that is rich and diverse.

This position offers a flexible, rotating schedule which allows time off for work-life balance.

Build on your education & career experience as you:
    •Deliver comprehensive social worker services and therapeutic clinical counseling to patients suffering acute episodes of mental illness and their families. •Conduct comprehensive social work and psychosocial assessments of clients using a variety of assessment tools and in accordance with professional standards, clinical policies, and practices. •Educate and provide consultation and support to patients and their families, and healthcare professionals on issues pertaining to high risk factors, recovery and current community practice in the field of mental health. •Actively participate in the planning for care during the hospital stay, and facilitate optimal discharge planning by interviewing the patient and/or family to assess and determine a care plan and type of service required. •Communicate/collaborate with mental health and related community service agencies and family physicians by collaborating in the assessment and management of individuals at risk. Provides formal liaison service to the Mental Health Centre by attending the weekly rounds. •Develop, lead, and deliver in-services, presentations, psycho-educational sessions related to mental health

To join our team, you will need:
    •Master's degree in Social Work •Current registration with the BC College of Social Workers •Two (2) years' recent, related experience in a mental health treatment setting

Take the next step and apply so we can continue the conversation with you.

Come work with dedicated professionals 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!

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