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.
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 Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Indigenous ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position. Pursuant to Section 41 of the British Columbia Human Rights Code, preference will be given to applicants of Indigenous Ancestry.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Indigenous Health Liaison Social Worker based out of Fraser Health sites located in Surrey, B.C, the central hub for the position.This role gives you the chance to work as part of an Indigenous Health Liaison interprofessional team in supporting Indigenous clients and their families in the Fraser South area.
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The Indigenous Health Liaison Social Worker based out of Fraser Health sites located in Surrey, BC.
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.
“Fraser Health Authority values diversity within the workplace. For this position, we also want to highlight that First Nations, Inuit, Metis or Indigenous ancestry is regarded as directly relevant to the skills and knowledge for excellence in the position.”
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Reporting to the Coordinator or designate, the Indigenous Health Liaison Social Worker participates as a member of a multi-disciplinary team in a variety of community and hospital settings. Within the context of an Indigenous health care perspective, provides culturally appropriate counselling and intermediary services to First Nations, Metis and Inuit clients. Plans, organizes, and evaluates clinical and psychosocial health care needs and services for Indigenous clients involving assessments, health teaching to clients, support, consultation, liaison, and referral to appropriate services. The Liaison collaborates with other programs across Fraser Health as well as Indigenous partner organizations such as First Nations Health Authority and Metis Nation BC. This position will facilitate connections between Indigenous clients and service providers to enhance access to Fraser Health services, with a culturally appropriate approach.
Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from an approved School of Social Work. Two (2) years’ recent, related clinical social work experience in a hospital or community setting including one year of experience working with Indigenous clients. Knowledge of Indigenous health approaches, protocol and cultural issues. Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers. Valid BC Driver''s Licence and access to personal vehicle for business related purposes.
Skills and Abilities