Clinical Social Worker, Home Health

City New Westminster
Job ID 2022-11628
Health Science Professionals (Allied Health) - Social Work / Counselling / Education
Posting Date
2 months ago(4/25/2022 6:47 PM)
Employment Type
Relief Full Time
FTE
1.00
Scheduled Start & Stop Times
0830-1630
Program/Service
Primary Care Clinics

Why Fraser Health?

Fraser Health is responsible for the delivery of hospital and community-based health services to over 1.9 million people in 20 diverse communities from Burnaby to Fraser Canyon on the traditional territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations. Our team of 43,000 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.

 

Effective October 26, 2021, all new hires to Fraser Health will need to have full COVID 19 vaccination (have received a full series of a World Health Organization “WHO” approved vaccine against infection by SARS-COV-2, or a combination of approved WHO vaccines). Please note this applies to all postings, and individual medical exemptions must be approved by the Provincial Health Officer.

 

We currently have a relief full time position as a Clinical Social Worker in our Home Health office located in New Westminster, Coquitlam / Port Coquitlam / Port Moody (Tri-Cities) / Anmore / Belcarra, British Columbia. 

 

Build on your education and career experience as you:

  • Provide therapeutic counselling services to clients and families
  • Conduct social work and psychosocial assessment of clients and families using a variety of modalities
  • Promote the development of community resources and programs to meet client and family needs
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To join our team you have:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Two (2) year's recent related experience in a complex health care environment
  • Registration with the BC College of Social Workers
  • Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle

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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Detailed Overview

Works as a member of the Home Health interdisciplinary team to provide assessment and treatment services for clients; liaises with community agencies and caregiver support groups; participates in educational services, planning; program development and policy recommendations; provides consultative support to the interdisciplinary team in the development of services within the assigned area of responsibility.

Responsibilities


  1. Provides therapeutic counselling services to clients and families experiencing complicated circumstances related to a variety of medical diagnoses.

  2. Conducts social work and psychosocial assessment of clients and families and interprets the information using a variety of modalities in accordance with professional standards and clinical practices.

  3. Follows up and provides ongoing monitoring of complex psychosocial situations; evaluates clients' response to interventions.

  4. As a member of the interdisciplinary team, provides information regarding clients psychosocial situation and participates in developing a comprehensive plan of care with/for the client; collaborates and consults with other health service area professionals on the care plan.

  5. Acts as a resource for clients and their families by providing information regarding community resources and access to these resources, facilitating referrals where appropriate; facilitates the development of HSA resources by identifying services needed to support the health of families.

  6. Participates in quality improvement activities by providing input into the development, implementation and evaluation of program goals, objectives, policies and procedures.

  7. Promotes client autonomy by ensuring their participation in the planning, decision making and the development of problem solving abilities.

  8. Assists in the development and provision of relevant educational programs for home health care staff, clients, their families and community agencies on psychosocial issues related to health, illness and disability.

  9. Prepares statistics, in accordance with the workload measurement system, for submission to designated personnel; maintains written clinical records as required.

  10. Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Education and Experience

Master's Degree in Social Work from an approved school of Social Work. Two (2) years' recent related experience in a complex health care environment such as a community or home health setting, or an equivalent combination of social work education, training and experience.


Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers. Valid BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business-related purposes.



Skills and Abilities


  • Comprehensive knowledge and understanding of counselling skills and clinical practice models as it relates to individuals, families and groups

  • Demonstrated ability to conduct social and psychosocial assessments

  • Ability to provide leadership to the interdisciplinary team in care planning in complex client situations

  • Ability to work effectively with others including working effectively in a multicultural environment

  • Ability to work collaboratively as part of an interdisciplinary team and understanding the scope of practice of other health care disciplines

  • Ability to make effective referrals, reflecting in-depth knowledge of community resources and strong collaborative skills in working with other community agencies

  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with clients, families, other members of the health care team and community agencies

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage conflict

  • Ability to facilitate group meetings, processes and decision making

  • Ability to operate related equipment including related computer software

  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position

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