Job Posting 91157

Social Worker
REACH Community Health Centre
Vancouver & Lower Mainland
1145 Commercial Drive
closes in 27 days (Tue, 28 Feb)
part time

We are offering a unique and exciting opportunity to interested Social Workers to be part of innovating access to primary care in BC!  

 

REACH Community Health Centre is a non-profit, community-governed organization that provides primary health and dental care, health promotion and prevention programs. We are committed to providing inclusive, accessible, and sustainable programs and services to support the physical and mental health and well-being of our community and individuals within it.

 

Accountable to the operations manager, the social worker is responsible for advanced clinical and consultative social work services to clients and families focusing on how the client’s relationships are affected by their environment.  Duties include working in partnership with the care team to offer holistic patient care which includes conducting social and psychosocial assessments, improving access to community services and resources and initiatives to reduce inequities, providing short term counseling interventions, maintaining client records, attending multidisciplinary clinical/case meetings and conferences, identifying applicable community resources for clients and facilitating care throughout the continuum.    

 

If you are a social worker with an interest in primary care, want to work in a team based care setting and work to your full scope of practice, we look forward to hearing from you.

 

Qualifications

  • Bachelors of Social Work from an accredited school of social work. Master of Social Work preferred.
  • Current BC registration: social worker (RSW) or clinical social worker (RCSW).
  • Minimum three years’ experience in primary care or community services.

Highlights of Skills

  • Demonstrates a commitment to the social determinants of health and anti-oppression being the foundation for patient care.
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of key pieces of legislation and government policies and procedures that relate to the client and its impact in determining care plans.
  • Experience working with clients living with mental health struggles, substance use and long-term disabilities.

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