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Social Worker, Residential Services

Chilliwack, BC
Full Time
5 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 opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic as a dedicated Social Worker to our Residential Services located at Heritage Village, in Chilliwack, British Columbia.

Build on your education & career experience as you:
    •Facilitate all admissions to the facility by liaising with Access, Home Health, and clients. •Conduct admission interviews and tours, issue medical forms, complete required documentation, schedule admissions, and conduct admission conferences for staff. •Assist residents and family members/significant others with financial matters including equipment acquisition, government applications and other matters as needed. •Provide counseling, education and support to residents and family members/significant others from pre-admission to death or discharge, as needed. •Participate in the development, implementation and evaluation of professional standards and practices by providing input to the Professional Practice Chief, Social Worker and through Professional Practice Committee activities. •Participate in continuous quality improvement activities, OH&S and related safety programs, accreditation and regional initiatives. •join our team you have: •Bachelor's degree in Social Work from an approved school of Social Work. •One (1) year recent related experience working with the elderly in residential settings. •Current 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.

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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