|Job Title:||Community Liaison Worker - DTES|
|Work Site:||Connections - DTES|
|Start Date:||As Soon As Possible|
|Salary:||$22.38 - $24.26 per hour|
|Hours:||Shifts vary between 0800 - 2000hrs.|
Downtown Eastside Connections is a low-barrier addiction treatment clinic that provides fast access to evidence-based treatments for people struggling with untreated opioid dependency. We provide a safe, walk-in environment where people can access the services they want from a staff team that provides trauma-informed, client-centred care and who operate from a harm reduction philosophy. The interdisciplinary team includes community liaison workers, peers, nurses, physicians, pharmacists, social workers and financial liaison workers.
Check out this "Work in the Downtown Eastside" video: https://careers.vch.ca/live-here/areas-of-care/dtes/
Within the context of a client and family centered care model and the established vision and values of the organization, works as a member of the interdisciplinary team to provide a variety of advocacy/liaison services to clients within the designated program living with health issues including those who are taking HIV medications. Screens clients for eligibility for services, links clients to appropriate internal and external resources and advocates for clients with various community and/or government agencies.
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. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.
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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