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Social Worker, Population & Public Health

Abbotsford, BC
Full Time
2 days ago

Are you passionate about helping others? Do you have comprehensive knowledge of other health disciplines and their role in HIV care? If you have answered yes to these questions we want you to continue 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 opportunity for a Social Worker, Sexual Health and Blood Borne Infection Case Management to join our Public Health Department based out of Abbotsford!

Build on your education and experience as you:
    •Provide intensive HIV/HCV case management services to clients noted having acute complex care needs. Complete collaborative assessments and respond by coordinating, monitoring, and frequently evaluating individualized care plans that address the client's needs. •Provide advanced psycho-social assessment, counselling, referral and advocacy for clients and families living with HIV. •Identify and provide referrals in accordance with established protocols to appropriate resources/services based on clients' needs; ensure follow up to best support client engagement along the continuum of care. •Request and/or attend clinical case conferences for client reviews, consultation on new referrals and discussion on transition/discharge plans in collaboration with the FH STOP nursing team and other care providers.

To join the organization we require you to have:
    •Master's degree in Social Work from an approved school of Social Work •Three (3) years recent, related experience as a Social Worker providing clinical expertise working with marginalized clients with multiple health issues including HIV and mental health and addictions issues •Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers •Valid B.C. driver's license and access to a 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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