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Vancouver Coastal Health Access Referral Worker [Community Social Services Diploma] Contract in Lower Mainland, BC

Vancouver Coastal Health

Branch Lower Mainland BC CA

Position:
Access Referral Worker [Community Social Services Diploma]
Location:
Lower Mainland, BC

Access Referral Worker [Community Social Services Diploma]. Diploma in Community Social Services from a recognized program and two (2) years’ recent related…

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada’s finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title:
Access Referral Worker [Community Social Services Diploma]

Work Site:
Three Bridges CHC

Status:
Casual (0.01 FTE)

Start Date:
As Soon As Possible

Salary:
$20.93 – $22.71 per hour

Hours:
0830-1330, 0830-1630, 0800-2000

Reference#:
076188-kwe

JOB SUMMARY:
Within the context of a client and family centered care model and in accordance with established vision and values of the organization, works within Vancouver Community Addictions Services to screen and refer substance dependant adults and youth who call the Access Referral Line seeking assistance with withdrawal management and problematic substance use. Coordinates admissions into addictions residential housing, addictions residential services, withdrawal management facilities and other agencies; provides information to clients, families, health care providers, and the general public; maintains clients records; coordinates bed availability with direct and contracted agencies and client admission into available beds; and maintains and updates waitlists. Maintains, compiles, and provides data and statistics, produces reports as requested, compiles designated material for distribution, and engages in on-going team planning, development, evaluation and quality improvement activities.

QUALIFICATIONS:
Education & Experience

Diploma in Community Social Services from a recognized program and two (2) years’ recent related experience working with substance dependant adults and youth requiring withdrawal management services and assistance with problematic substance use, or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Knowledge & Abilities

Knowledge of substance misuse and treatment modalities

Ability to keyboard 5000 Keystrokes per hour.

Knowledge of placement criteria for substance dependent adults and youth requiring withdrawal management services and assistance with problematic substance use.

Knowledge of community, social, health resources and agencies.

Ability to communicate effectively and tactfully, both oral and written form (English).

Ability to resolve conflicts and provide crisis intervention.

Ability to work independently and within a team setting.

Ability to organize and prioritize.

Ability to establish and maintain rapport with clients.

Ability to analyze, make decisions, and resolve problems.

Ability to use computer and enter data accurately

Physical ability to carry out duties of the position.

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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-07-30
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