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, ancestral and unceded territories of the Coast Salish and Nlaka’pamux Nations, and is home to six Métis Chartered Communities. 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 26th, 2021 all staff for all positions across Health Care require full COVID 19 vaccination. All positions, require that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (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 there are no exceptions.
We are currently looking to fill an exciting Relief Part Time position as a Youth Therapist, Substance Use Services in Surrey, BC. This position is available until 10/3/2023.
This role will be working in the community and outreach based. We're looking for candidates who would like to bring their experience working with individuals with concurrent substance use and mental health.
A career with Fraser Health will offer you the opportunity to be a part of a dedicated team of professionals in a dynamic and rewarding health care environment. We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
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Reporting to the Coordinator or designate, and reporting clinically to a DASW Supervisor as required, works from a framework of cultural safety and humility, supports care coordination across substance use services, local service areas, and regional and provincial services, with an emphasis on reducing barriers to re-enter the system of care and facilitating timely treatment and rapid re-engagement of clients where appropriate and feasible.
Provides client and family-centered care through a trauma-informed approach and evidence-informed practice to individual youth and families with and affected by persistent mental illness and substance use disorders. Provides initial screening, client assessment, treatment recommendations and plans, determines referral needs, provides case management and follow-up support, provides therapy including group therapy, liaises regarding complex situations, provides group education, liaison with community resources for specialized services, and counsels clients, maintaining respect for client dignity and maximum client self-determination and independence in provision of services. Participates in local committees and internal and external case conferences, and develops and delivers in-services, presentations and training to clients, families and caregivers. Participates in the development of standardized documents, procedures and process, and contributes to the collation of data analytics. Participates in process improvement activities and follows clinical and customer best practices. Services may be provided on an outreach basis when required in order to assess and/or engage with clients within their own environment and community. May be assigned as the "most responsible clinician" to specific clients dependent on the client''s primary needs.
Education and Experience
Master's Degree in an applicable social or health sciences program such as Counselling Psychology or Social Work. One (1) year recent, related experience with youth in a mental health or substance use setting, or two (2) years'' recent related experience working with clients and families with, or affected by, mental illness and substance use disorders, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Eligible for registration with relevant/applicable professional association.
Valid B.C. Driver's License and access to a personal vehicle for work-related purposes.
Skills and Abilities
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