Case Manager, Community Mental Health & Mentally Disordered Offenders
Fraser Health Authority
Abbotsford Canada
17d ago

Are you someone who is passionate about making a difference in the lives of others? Do you embody qualities of appreciation, understanding, and acceptance?

Are you looking to showcase your knowledge, skills, and abilities in mental health in a new and innovative environment? If you've answered yes then we want you to keep reading.

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 excellent work ethic as a dedicated Case Manager, Community Mental Health & Mentally Disordered Offenders within our Mental Health and Substance Use Services located in Abbotsford, British Columbia.

As a Case Manager you will work closely with other members of the multi-disciplinary team to provide clinical services to clients in Adult Community Support Services (ACSS) including services to Mentally Disordered Offenders (MDO).

Build on your education and career experience as you :

  • Function as a primary therapist and case manager, providing diagnostic client assessment and short and long term individual, group, and family therapy, using a variety of interviewing, counselling, and assessment methods.
  • Manage cases and formulate treatment plans and goals in conjunction with assigned agency staff, and other services including Probation Services.
  • Facilitate clients' utilization of appropriate community services and rehabilitative programs by performing duties such as researching available services, liaising with these agencies, providing related advice and consultation to clients and providing referrals to appropriate community treatment alternatives and services.
  • Utilize available community resources to develop supportive and rehabilitative programs for adults and their families.
  • Make arrangements for clients to be admitted to hospital when required, including on an involuntary basis and make phone calls to appropriate parties and necessary transportation arrangements.
  • Liaise with Forensic Community Outpatient Clinic and collaborates with crown counsel or judiciary regarding special court processes as required.
  • Maintain client records and statistics, prepares reports, and completes forms as required, in accordance with Fraser Health policies and standards, including clinical record standards of Mental Health Services.
  • Obtains consent forms for release of client information.

  • Participate in clinical research and program evaluation activities relevant to the needs of clients, families, hospitals, and the community, by providing information as requested.
  • To join our team you will have :

  • Master's Degree in Social Work, Clinical Counselling or other relevant health related discipline.
  • One (1) year of relevant clinical experience in either a hospital or community setting, including experience working with mentally disordered offenders, forensics or corrections, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
  • Valid B.C. 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.
  • Excellent 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 health care providers 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.

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