Social Worker | Acute

Position Summary

If you have a love for Social Work, we have a permanent full time career opportunity that will allow you to draw on your clinical skills at the South Okanagan General Hospital in Oliver, B.C.

The successful candidate will be working with an inclusive, dynamic, supportive, interdisciplinary team covering all the areas acute care has to offer in the sunny South Okanagan.

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.

Shift times are from 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

About this location/unit

Community Profile: Surrounded by picturesque orchards, forests, vineyards and mountains, Oliver is an ideal location for outdoor recreational pursuits. Given the abundance of lakes in the area, water sports, including water-skiing, windsurfing, canoeing and fishing are very popular. Other activities include cycling, hiking, wildlife viewing and horseback riding.

How will you create an impact?

Joining our IH team will allow you to challenge yourself professionally while enjoying all the personal pursuits available to you within this fantastic community.

Reasons to Apply at Interior Health... What we can do for you

We offer an exceptional employer-paid benefits package, recognition of previous experience in determining starting salary, and generous vacation entitlement after your first year of employment.

We offer a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong clinical skills. The opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

Come and join us! Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others.

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.

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 #:

01735606

Employee Type:

PERMANENT FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

SOUTH OKANAGAN GEN HSPTL

Location:

Oliver

Department:

SOG SOCIAL WORK

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$31.99 - $39.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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