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About the role:

Calian is proud to continue a long-standing contractual relationship with the Department of National Defence (DND) to provide healthcare services to the Canadian Armed Forces. Through the Health Care Provider Contract, Calian employs health care professionals across Canada who are integral to supporting the health and wellbeing of our military members.

The mental health team at CFB Comox is seeking a full time Social Worker to join the team and provide mental health support to serving members of the Canadian Armed Forces.

Are looking for a rewarding position where you can make a difference?

Join this mental health team and work alongside Psychiatrists, Clinical Psychologists, Mental Health Nurses, Addictions Counsellors, and Social Workers.

Benefit from:

  • Collaborative Shared-Care Model

  • Motivated Clients

  • Time for Administrative Duties

  • Range of Presenting Issues

Key Duties Include:

  • Managing crisis interventions and conducting risk assessments for individuals and families

  • Conducting intakes and completing bio-psychosocial assessments for a wide range of presenting issues such as work related stress, depression, anxiety, substance abuse, suicide ideation, relationship struggles, family stress, somatic complaints, personality disorders and PTSD

  • Providing treatment through a variety of approaches including individual therapy, couples therapy, and group treatment therapy followed by evaluation of the treatment and therapeutic outcome

  • Presenting the clients’ care with recommendations to the inter-disciplinary healthcare teams to develop an individualized treatment plan

  • Analyzing the clients’ needs and provide information and advice to them and their families related to access to appropriate services and resources

  • Facilitating educational activities and group interventions such as pre-deployment briefings, psychosocial services overview presentations, and group psycho-education sessions

  • Implementing new interventions or treatment approaches such as telemedicine and virtual reality therapy

  • Distributing local outreach material such as mental health awareness material to bases and units

  • Creating and maintaining confidential client reports on treatment services

The qualifications:

To be eligible for this position you must meet the following three requirements:

  1. Must have a Bachelor's Degree or Master's Degree in Social Work from a recognized university

  2. Must have a minimum of 3 years post-graduate experience with an adult population administering assessments, creating treatment plans, and delivering counselling services for individuals, couples, and groups.

  3. Must hold a current membership certificate with the British Columbia College of Social Workers

Type of Assignment:

Full Time, 37.5 hours per week

Clinic Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30am to 4pm

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