Social Worker (Bachelors) | Long-term Care

Position Summary

Are you interested in joining a social work team focused on quality care planning? If so, we have a relief part time (0.80 FTE) Social Worker opportunity available to work at the Ponderosa Lodge in Kamloops, B.C.

This relief is until the return of the incumbent.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for someone who is reliable, resourceful, self-starting and authentic to join our supportive and cohesive team. If this sounds like the right opportunity for you, apply today!

What will you work on?

The Social Worker provides comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination for designated clients and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, the Social Worker provides direct psychosocial care, counseling and group work, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources while facilitating client self-management.

The Social Worker is responsible for providing and developing social work services to maintain or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population.

Shifts are rotating days and shift times are 08:00 to 16:00; 08:40 to 16:00 hours.

About this location/unit

Ponderosa Lodge, located in Kamloops, embodies a resident-centered philosophy designed to support residents’ choices, help people function at their highest level, and provide the best quality of life possible.

The beds at Ponderosa consist of: 43 Regular beds; 48 Short Stay beds; All rooms are single occupancy.

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.

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 attach/upload copies of required registration and copy of valid DL.

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 #:

01779251

Employee Type:

RELIEF PART TIME (0.80 FTE)

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

PONDEROSA LODGE

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

PON SOCIAL WORK

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$31.99 - $39.98

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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