|Job Title:||Social Worker, Integrated Care Team/DTES|
|Work Site:||Heatley Community Health Centre - Women's Only Intensive Case Management Team - Vancouver, BC|
|Start Date:||As soon as possible|
|Salary:||$34.26 - $42.74 per hour|
|Hours:||Monday-Friday 1000-1800 / Weekends & Stats 0930-1730|
VCH has been granted approval by BC Human Rights Tribunal to restrict hiring of staff/employees to this program to only women, including trans women.
The DTES Women's Only Intensive Case Management Team is a new outreach team working out of the DTES to support the most marginalized and complex women who experience very real barriers in accessing services. The hours of work will be rotating 1000-1800 Monday-Friday & 0930-1730 weekends & Statutory Holidays. Note this is an 8 hr/day program operating 7 days/week/365 days/year.
In accordance with the Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) Strategic Framework and True North Goal’s vision for the Downtown Eastside (DTES) Second Generation Strategy, the Social Worker works to address client and family centred care needs supported by an integrated health service team and delivery model. Practices in accordance with the British Columbia College of Social Workers. The Social Worker practices respectively and within VCH policies, guidelines, and clinical practice documents. The Social Worker works collaboratively to coordinate a plan of care across multiple sites, clinics, and services within an integrated health service delivery model and interdisciplinary care team that includes primary care; mental health and substance use; private General Practitioner (GP) partners; and other Community Care Services. The Social Worker cares for clients and families who are experiencing health challenges such as, but not limited to, end of life, chronic disease, mental health and substance use and are adversely affected by the social determinants of health to coordinate a plan of care and support transitions between services. The Social Worker uses health management and/or self-care management principles to identify problems, address issues or variances from the plan of care in collaboration with the entire interdisciplinary team and any other health care services involved. The Social Worker acts as a resource for the DTES integrated team by providing information and support based on theory and practice related to clients with complex health care needs. The Social Worker provides direct care activities such as psycho-social assessing, planning, implementing, evaluating and documenting client care as part of the Integrated Care Team and collaboratively with other Community Care Services. The Social Worker establishes, maintains and enhances therapeutic relationships based on respect.
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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