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Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.
|Job Title:||Social Worker 1 - MSW - Tertiary Mental Health Adult|
|Work Site:||Tertiary Mental Health - Willow Pavilion - Vancouver General Hospital|
|Status:||Temporary Full Time|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible to approximately May 2018|
|Salary:||$32.39 - $40.40 per hour|
|Hours:||0800-1600 (Monday to Friday)|
RECOVERY, STRENGTH, RESPECT, RESILIENCE
Within the context of a client and family centred Recovery model and in accordance with the vision and values of the organization, this position is responsible for providing advanced clinical and consultative social work services to clients and families focusing on how the client’s relationships are affected by their environment.
Conducts comprehensive social and psycho-social assessments. Collaborates with the client and interdisciplinary team to facilitate transitions through the continuum of services for clients with complex discharge and/or intake/referral needs. Provides individual, family and group counselling services. Attends clinical/case conferences as a member of an interdisciplinary team for client reviews, admissions and discharges. Acts as a Designated Responder complying with the Adult Guardianship Legislation. Provides consultative and direct services to clients, families, staff and community health professionals regarding issues such as adult guardianship, advanced directives, domestic violence, abuse and/or neglect, immigration, housing, financial concerns, or matters concerning government agencies (public trustee) and authorities (courts, police). Prepares and maintains client records in accordance with established standards, policies and procedures.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
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