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SOCIAL WORKER – FAMILY (ASL FLUENCY)

Job Title: Social Worker – Family
Work Site: Deaf Well-Being Provincial Program – Burnaby, BC
Status: Regular Part Time (0.50)
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $28.93 – $36.06 per hour
Hours: 2 days: 0830-1700 / 1 day: 830-1145 (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday)
Reference#: 092824-kwe

 

JOB SUMMARY:

Within the context of a client and population centered care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and vision and values of the organization, as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide consultative social work services to designated population group. Performs professional social work services such as conducting comprehensive social and psycho-social assessments, preparing comprehensive case histories, providing psycho-education and interventions, establishing, maintaining and enhancing therapeutic relationships, evaluating clients’ response to treatment plan, and coordinating individualized goal-oriented treatment and discharge planning. Develops and enhances community communications/relationships, provides consultation services, engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation and quality improvement activities to achieve excellence in client care.

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BEHAVIOURAL MANAGEMENT CONSULTANT

Job Title: Behavioural Management Consultant
Work Site: Vancouver Community – Deaf/Well Being Program
Status: Regular Full Time – (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: JUL 03, 2017
Salary: $32.39 – $40.40 per hour
Hours: 08:30-17:00 Monday to Friday
Reference#: 094457-kwe

 

JOB SUMMARY:

In this role you will:

  • Work as part of a multidisciplinary community mental health team providing treatment and consultation according to best practices for Deaf, Hard of Hearing and Deaf-Blind children, adults and older adults experiencing a severe behavioural, social and/or emotional, or environmental problems.
  • Clients may have concurrent developmental, language and/or neurodevelopmental needs.
  • Perform behavioural assessments, and develops and implements individualized treatment plan in collaboration with team to address challenging behaviours and/or environmental stressors to improve client’s quality of life.
  • Provide interventions, often by outreach, including functional assessments, treatment/intervention planning, family and care team education, individual supportive counselling, and parent/caregiver groups.
  • Establish and maintains relationships based on respect; initiates and participates in case meetings; collaborates, consults, and provides support to colleagues; provides consultative services with client’s healthcare team and other community resources; and aids client and family access to services.
  • Participate in team meetings, continuing education, conferences, and/or corporate initiatives and engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation and quality improvement activities.

Please go to VCH Career Postings to get more details and to apply.


COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH WORKER 2 (ADULT) – DEAF/WELL BEING PROGRAM

Job Title: Community Mental Health Worker 2 (Adult)
Work Site: Deaf/Well Being Program – Burnaby
Status: Regular Full Time – Baseline (1.00 FTE)
Start Date: ASAP
Salary: $32.39 – $40.40 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700
Reference#: 094880-kwe

Job Summary:

RECOVERY, STRENGTH, RESPECT, RESILIENCE

Vancouver Coastal Health Mental Health and Addictions Services is committed to collaborating with consumers and families to build on strengths, talents and interests in order to foster a community of hope, growth and self-determination.

Working within the context of a client centered care approach and the vision/values of the Vancouver Coastal Health Authority, the Community Mental Health Worker 2 (Adult) provides client care to the seriously mentally ill adult population and who are at risk due to a combination of psychiatric symptoms, complex medical/social factors or significant caregiver stress.

In this role you will collaborate with interdisciplinary team members, educational resources and other health care professionals/providers to achieve excellence in health services and education.

Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Behavioral Sciences.
  • Three years post Master’s, or equivalent and relevant years of pre Master’s psychiatric experience.
  • Valid B.C. driver’s license. Local area travel requires the use of a personal vehicle for which mileage reimbursement is paid.
  • Fluency in American Sign Language (ASL) is required for this position.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge of the principles of recovery in mental illness.
  • Working knowledge of psychiatric theory and practice within a client centered approach to the adult population.
  • Sound knowledge of crisis intervention and community resources.
  • Demonstrated psychiatric assessment, counseling, and case co-ordination skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in the writing of reports, correspondence and other documentation.
  • Demonstrated ability to independently plan, organize and prioritize workload and adapt to a changing workload.
  • Sound interpersonal skills
  • A willingness to work in a culturally diverse population.
  • Ability to work effectively in an inter-disciplinary team environment.
  • Ability to prepare case summaries and clinical records.
  • Basic computer literacy.
  • Ability to carry out the physical demands of the job.

Please go to VCH Career Postings to get more details and to apply.