BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services
What you’ll do
Accept referrals from all disciplines and provides spiritual support, care and counseling that is respectful of, and sensitive to, diverse spiritual/religious and cultural traditions for patients/residents/patients, their families and for staff by assessing spiritual needs and establishing and implementing a plan that provides appropriate spiritual and liturgical support.
Ensure awareness of spiritual care services by providing formal and informal consultations and assessments to staff, community clergy, interdisciplinary team members and students. Review needs and/or specific clients’ status, problem solves and provides guidance/knowledge in the management of the client/client group to facilitate a conductive learning environment and ongoing development.
Initiate and/or participate in spiritual care services to ensure clients have the opportunity to worship according to their faith tradition. Ensure that information about client’s religious preference/affiliation is available for use by lay visitors, community clergy and other spiritual care providers. Conduct memorial service on request and provides support to those who mourn.
Liaise with community clergy and other religious/spiritual leaders and makes referrals when needed to ensure continued delivery of spiritual care services to clients requiring ongoing support.
Participate in orientation, mentoring and serving as a preceptor for students as directed.
What you bring
A level of education, training, and experience equivalent to Master's Degree with relevant theological/spiritual studies from a recognized institution accredited by the Association of Theological Schools.
Completion of at least one advanced unit of Clinical Pastoral Education (CPE) or equivalency.
Consistently able to demonstrate the CASC core competencies.
Membership in good standing with the Canadian Association of Spiritual Care (CASC).
Two (2) years of experience as a spiritual health practitioner in an institutional setting or an equivalent combination of education, training and experiences.
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.
70 Colony Farm Rd, Coquitlam
Applications will be accepted until position is filled.
Monday to Friday: 08:30 to 16:30
Requisition Number: 102693
What we do
BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services (BCMHSUS) bcmhsus.ca cares for people with complex mental health and substance use challenges.
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: jobs.phsa.ca/programs-and-services
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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