Outreach Support Worker, Community Mental Health
Fraser Health Authority
Abbotsford Canada
5d ago

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 experience and knowledge to our community as a dedicated Outreach Support Worker with our Community Mental Health in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

If you're someone who is looking for a rewarding challenge, then this might be the perfect opportunity for you.

Build on your education and career experience as you :

Provide outreach community support services and assist in the mental health and substance use treatment of our clients. In addition, you will :

  • Observe, interview and assess client behaviours to identify and respond to client needs
  • Encourage and promote client independence and self sufficiency
  • Maintain client records by documenting requested care and client progress
  • Provide life skills training, coaching, advocacy, and support clients and their caregivers / family.
  • Participate in providing substance use treatment, home finding and general housing support
  • To join our team you have :

  • Completed the Community Mental Health Worker Certification or Social Services Worker Diploma
  • Two (2) years of recent related experience
  • Current CPR and Food Safe certificates
  • Valid Class Five (5) BC Driver's License and access to personal vehicle for business-related purposes.
  • 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!

    Curious to learn what it’s like to work here? Like us on Facebook ( fraserhealthcareers), follow us on Twitter & Instagram ( FHCareer), or connect with us on LinkedIn (fraserhealthcareers) for first-hand employee insights.

    For further details about this position, please click on the job description link provided above.

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