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Social Worker, Long Term Care

White Rock, BC
7 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 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 an exciting casual opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Social Worker to our Long Term Care Services based out of Peace Arch Hospital in White Rock, British Columbia.

Build on your education & career experience as you:
    •Provide therapeutic clinical counseling services to residents and families in the assigned clinical area within Residential Care. •Conduct social work and psycho-social assessments using a variety of modalities and in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices and educate and provide consultation to residents, families and healthcare professionals. •Participate on the interdisciplinary team in care planning for the effective utilization of resident resources and participate as a member of local committees and planning bodies to identify areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to improve resident care services and reduce gaps in the community. •Provide education to resident/family/interdisciplinary team as needed regarding Social Work practice. •Communicate with community health and social agencies including government ministries, Continuing Care personnel and family physicians by collaborating in the assessment and management of individuals at risk, making referrals to appropriate resources when longer term treatment or follow-up is required and exchanging relevant information.

To join our team, you have:
    •A Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an approved school of Social Work, •One year recent, related clinical experience. •Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers.

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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