Social Worker (Masters) | Hillside Centre

Position Summary

Who Are We Looking For?
Interior Health has an exciting Relief Full Time opportunity for a Master’s Level Social Worker to join their team to work in Community Care based out of Hillside Centre in Kamloops, B.C. This position works Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 hours. This relief is until the return of the incumbent.

What Will You Work On?
The Social Worker provides comprehensive therapeutic clinical counselling services to patients and families in the assigned clinical specialty area. Other responsibilities include:
• Conducts comprehensive social work and psycho-social assessments of patients and families using a variety of modalities and in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices and educates and provides consultation to patient, families and healthcare professionals.
• Provides leadership to the interdisciplinary team in care planning for the effective utilization of patient resources and participates as a member of local committees and planning bodies to identify areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to enhance patient care services and reduce gaps in the community.
• Develops, coordinates and delivers in-services, presentations, psycho-educational and support groups and initiates, develops and carries out research activities in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.

How Will You Create Impact?
Social Workers at Interior Health advocate for social justice at individual, family, organizational, and societal levels through their professional knowledge, values, ethics and skills. This position is part of the Primary Care Network where staff will work out of patient medical homes, private physician offices, or at Interior Health primary care sites as part of providing team based care. The successful candidate will work out of two private physician clinics as part of the Primary Care Network therefore days and hours of work are subject to change and there could be “after hours” work in the future.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on members of your community, apply today! Click HERE to learn more!

How Will We Help You Grow?
Interior Health offers excellent benefits and many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are an organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. If you are an experienced Social Worker and want to be challenged in your practice while working with a solid and experienced team in a wonderful working environment, Apply Today!

Community Profile: Spectacular landscapes, Kamloops is home to an incredibly diverse landscape of sagebrush-covered hills, ravines, wide open grasslands, rugged mountains, forested valleys and pristine lakes. Summer offers fishing, kayaking, rafting, hiking, horseback riding, camping, award winning mountain biking and the Tobiano golf course is ranked as one of Canada’s best. Winter brings the opportunity for cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dog sledding, and ice-skating, or just 45 minutes out of town; Sun Peaks Four Season Resort offers the best skiing and snowboarding in the area. With over 2,000 hours of sunshine each year, this city offers everything you'd want in an urban centre while still providing the small town relaxed lifestyle

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
• Masters Degree of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
• One year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

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 internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.

Competition #:

01720760

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

HILLSIDE CTR- ADULT PSYCH

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

HLS SOCIAL WORK

Reports To:

MANAGER OR DESIGNATE

Hourly Wage:

$35.65 - $44.56

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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