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Social Worker (MSW), Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Stabilization Unit (CAPSU), Adolescent Psychiatric Unit (APU)

Posting Number 1154819

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 work 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 Child & Adolescent Psychiatric Stabilization Unit (CAPSU) and Adolescent Psychiatric Unit (APU) located at Surrey Memorial Hospital in Surry, British Columbia. If you're someone who is looking for a challenge that is equally rewarding, then this might be the opportunity for you.

Build on your education and career experience as you:

Work within a high functioning multidisciplinary team ensuring the delivery of social work services through assessment, family intervention, group therapy, case management, and referral coordination to children, adolescents and their families admitted to the CAPSU and APU units. Other key responsibilities will include:

  • Educating and providing consultation to healthcare professionals on issues related to high risk factors and current community practice in the fields of child and adolescent mental health, child protection, and social work practice in relation to persons with mental illness.
  • Providing comprehensive psychosocial assessment of individuals suffering acute episodes of mental illness and a range of assessment techniques in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices.
  • Formulating goals and treatment plans with children, adolescents and their families witbio-psychosocialsocial treatment model.
  • Participating in research, quality improvement, and program planning and development relevant to the needs of children and youth by methods such as providing required information and initiating and participating in research processes, trials, and grant applications.

To join our team you have:

  • Master’s degree of Social Work;
  • Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers;
  • Three (3) years' recent related clinical experience in Child and/or Adolescent Mental Health, including assessment and family intervention.

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.
  • Competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
  • 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 professionals 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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