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Pleasant comforting surroundings.
Support for individuals, families and friends.
Care emphasizing comfort, compassion and support.
Professionals, counsellors, support staff and trained volunteers available to help.
A care team always there.

These are the commitments that the Delta Hospice Society makes to people and their families experiencing the diagnosis of cancer or other life-threatening illness, end-of-life and loss following a death.

The journey may be difficult but you do not need to travel it alone.

Centre for Supportive Care hours:

Monday to Friday, 9:00AM to 4:00PM

or by appointment.

604.948.0660

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Join Our Team

Social Worker or Clinical Counsellor
The Delta Hospice Society is looking for a full (1FTE) or part time (.8 FTE) Social Worker or Clinical Counsellor to join our team of skilled hospice palliative care staff. As a member of the Hospice Palliative Care (HPC) Consult Team, you would provide assessment, counselling and referral of patients at the end of life and support for their families in North and South Delta communities, Delta Hospital and the Irene Thomas Hospice.
As a member of the Delta Hospice Clinical Counselling Team, the role includes support for people living with cancer or other serious illness from time of diagnosis, and includes individual and group support in the community or the Centre for Supportive Care.
Suitable candidates should have a Masters of Social Work or MA in Clinical Counselling (or equivalent) from an accredited university plus a minimum of one year’s related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Skills and abilities include awareness of community resources, strong collaborative skills and the ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing. Experience with cancer care or hospice palliative care an asset. Competitive wage and benefits package. For more information visit  the  Position Description.

Please send your resume to sarah@deltahospice.org

  
RN / Clinical Lead (South Delta)
The Delta Hospice Society is hiring for a 4-5 day a week position of RN/Clinical Leader for the 10-bed Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner, BC.  As a contracted facility in Fraser Health, the RN provides leadership, clinical supervision, guidance and support to the care team, based on the best practices of hospice palliative care.  Responsibilities include ensuring effective day-to-day care of patients and families in the hospice residence, as well as clinical support to the care team, Compensation comparable BCNU.  Position to be filled as soon as possible.  Send resumes and covering letters to sarah@deltahospice.org.  For a copy of the position description, click on RN Clinical Lead
 
Board of Directors
The Society is seeking a number of Society members who live in Delta who are willing to be interviewed by the Board’s Nominating Committee for consideration toward nomination for Board service over the next three years.The Nominating Committee want to attract people who are visionary, have a positive attitude, are open to opportunity, are team players and who have an interest in making the community a better place.  Candidates should be able to listen well and give thoughtful consideration to issues.  They must be interested in leading and governing rather than being involved in how the organization functions on a day to day basisThe Board follows a policy governance model designed to empower Board members to fulfill the Society’s obligation of accountability to the community. The model allows the Board to focus on larger issues, set and maintain a framework of delegation and internal control and ensure compliance with the vision, mission and values of the Society.To express your interest, please complete an application form at the following link: Board Application.The Board’s Nominating Committee will interview and assess applicants on the basis of competencies, past governance experiences, and interests in health care, while considering attributes required by the Board to fulfill its role over the next several years.Successful nomination and subsequent election would result in a two year term, with eligibility to stand for re-election for a further four years.

Applications are welcome throughout the year; however, a March submission deadline is generally published to allow for the necessary interview and selection processes to occur in advance of an Annual General Meeting which typically occurs in June.

All nominations presented at the Annual General Meeting must come through the Nominating Committee. As there is an open advertisement calling for potential candidates, nominations from the floor at the Annual General Meetings are not permitted.

 

Please submit Application Form by the following ways:

  1. Mail or Deliver by Hand

Attention Associate Director, Delta Hospice Society

Board of Directors Nominating Committee

4631 Clarence Taylor Crescent

Delta, BC  V4K 4L8

2. By Email     laurine@deltahospice.org

Questions?  Call Laurine at 604-948-0660 (Tues – Thurs) or visit our website www.deltahsopice.org

 
 
DISCLAIMER:  Delta Hospice Society is not actively recruiting foreign workers.  We will never ask job applicants to send money as part of the job application process.  Should you receive an email, text or other communication similar to that described above, contact your local police station or anti-fraud agency.