|Job Title:||Social Worker 2 - Family Therapy OSI Clinic|
|Work Site:||BC Operational Stress Injury Clinic (BC OSI Clinic)|
Location: 570 - 2889 East 12th Ave, Vancouver, BC
|Status:||Regular Full Time|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Salary:||$34.26 - $42.74 per hour|
The Operational Stress Injury (OSI) Clinic provides specialized mental health assessment and treatment to clients and their families referred by Veterans Affairs Canada, RCMP and the Department of National Defense, who are experiencing work-related psychological stress and trauma (e.g. Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and other anxiety disorders; depression; chronic pain, etc.).
Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice of the College of Social Workers of British Columbia and vision and values of the organization, this position is responsible for developing, supporting and maintaining family services at the OSI Clinic; works independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team to provide evidence-based psychotherapy, psycho-social support and other therapeutic interventions to clients referred to the clinic. Delivers education regarding OSI to individuals, couples, families and community professionals. Assesses clients’ progress and provides ongoing support. Establishes and maintains effective working relationships with stakeholders including Veteran Affairs Canada, RCMP, Department of National Defense and external agencies involved in the care of clients. Works with the Canadian network of OSI clinics and follows leadership of the National Centre for Operational Stress Injuries.
Education & Experience
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes.
Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.
***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***
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