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Social Worker (Masters), Intake and Preadmission, Post Discharge Looking Glass - BC Children's Hospital

Social Worker (Masters) - Intake & Preadmission, Post Discharge - Look Glass Residence 

BC Children’s Hospital


Looking Glass Residence offer a eating disorder treatment program to 16-24 year old male, female, transgender and culturally diverse individuals from across the province of BC.


We are seeking a Social Worker to join our team.   


What you’ll do

  • Provide intake services by methods such as receiving and screening new referrals, assessing urgency and prioritizing new referrals in collaboration with Health Authority Liaisons, and coordinating admissions together with Operations Manager/Multi-disciplinary Team and Provincial Access Committee.
  • Perform preadmission process for clients/residents and families and provide direct care by assessing emotional and mental health status through the application of current principles of eating disorders, concurrent disorders and knowledge of substance dependence, contributing to care plans and collaborating with multidisciplinary team.
  • Coordinate comprehensive discharge planning with the multidisciplinary team, resident, family and community agencies.
  • Coordinate teleconferences with the stakeholders (families, Health Authority liaisons, and multidisciplinary health care team by setting up times, determining invitees, and liaising with team members.
  • Prepare pertinent client/resident documentation such as admission histories, progress notes, weekend pass outcomes and discharge summaries.  Participate in clinical meetings, and present new clients/residents in rounds/case conferences, and provide input to the treatment team regarding strategies to support the client/resident upon admission, during treatment and discharge.

What you bring

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited School of Social Work, including relevant graduate level mental health courses and mental health practicum.
  • Minimum 1 year recent related clinical experience working within a child, youth and women’s mental health and addictions setting relevant to the service area within BC Mental Health & Addictions Services; experience in child protection, child development and grief and loss, women’s issues, women abuse and harm reduction model; or an equivalent combination of education, training, or experience.
  • Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.


What’s in it for you


Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That’s why we’re focused on your care too – offering health, wellness, development programs to support you – at work and at home.

  • Join one of BC’s largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations – offering vast opportunities for growth and development.
  • Access to more than 2,000 in-house training programs.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan.
  • 12 annual statutory holidays with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • Perks include onsite fitness classes and discounts to 350 BC-wide recreational programs, travel, technology, car and bike sharing, and more.


Regular, Part-Time (0.80 FTE)
Wage: $35.65 to $44.58 per hour
4116 Angus Drive, Vancouver
Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.
Monday to Thursday: 0800-1600
Requisition Number: 105685


What we do



BC Children’s Hospital (BCCH) provides care for the most seriously ill or injured children from across British Columbia.

Provincial Health Services Authority (PHSA) plans, coordinates and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people – Be compassionate – Dare to innovate – Cultivate partnerships – Serve with purpose. Learn more about PHSA and our programs:


PHSA is committed to employment equity and hires on the basis of merit, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, backgrounds and experiences, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.




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