SOCIAL WORKER (BACHELORS)

Interior Health
Posted 17 days ago
Castlegar
TBD
Full Time

Job Description

Who Are We Looking For? We have an exciting opportunity for a Permanent Part Time Social Worker to join our team in Castlegar, B.C. This position works a rotating/changing schedule that includes day shifts from 08:00 to 20:00 (including weekends and holidays) for 26.25 hours per week.

What Will You Work On? In this role, you will provide comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination for designated clients and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, you will provide direct psychosocial care, counseling, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources while facilitating client self-management. As the Social Worker you will be responsible for providing and developing social work services to maintain or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population.

How Will You Make An Impact? The new urgent and primary care centre team in Castlegar will include general practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, physiotherapists and medical office assistants. The team will provide comprehensive primary care services, including on evenings and weekends. Social Workers at Interior Health advocate for social justice at individual, family, organizational, and societal levels through their professional knowledge, values, ethics and skills.

How Will You Make An Impact? The new urgent and primary care centre team in Castlegar will include general practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, physiotherapists and medical office assistants. The team will provide comprehensive primary care services, including on evenings and weekends. Social Workers at Interior Health advocate for social justice at individual, family, organizational, and societal levels through their professional knowledge, values, ethics and skills.

Castlegar is the second largest city in the West Kootenay region of British Columbia, Canada. It is located in the Selkirk Mountains at the confluence of the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers. Situated between Vancouver and Calgary, it is a hub for commercial activity in the area. The amicable climate and breathtaking scenery of Castlegar contribute to an enjoyable lifestyle with unlimited recreational activities year round. Just a short distance from the town are championship golf courses, two world-class alpine ski resorts and groomed cross-country ski trails. Residents in this growing community also enjoy fishing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking and camping.

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience: •Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university. •Two years recent related experience in a healthcare setting working with medically complex clients with concurrent disorders, or a combination of education, training and experience. •Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers. •Current valid BC driver’s license.

Please Note • We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes. Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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