Social Worker (Masters) | Mental Health Counselling

Position Summary

Are you interested in joining a social work team focused on quality care planning? If so, we have a relief full time Social Worker opportunity available to work at the South Hills Centre (Toko Psych Rehab) in Kamloops, B.C. This relief is until March 31, 2024 or return of the incumbent.

Who are we o 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 clinical social work services to patients and families within the assigned MHSU specialty area. The Social Worker functions as a member of the larger health care team and as a member of a specific MHSU multi-disciplinary team whose purpose is to ensure that persons with serious acute mental health problems and / or problematic substance use issues; have access to timely, responsive, evidence based short-term treatment and clinical supports across the continuum of available services.

The Social Worker provides, at the advanced practice level, social work assessment, psychosocial assessments, treatment, service coordination, education discharge planning, and as required, urgent response to the most complex clients, frequently with co-occurring disorders, who may also have serious functional impairment in the domains of physical health and personal, family, financial, occupational, and social life. The Social Worker acts as a primary clinician utilizing a variety of specialized treatment modalities/therapies for individuals, groups of clients and/or their families.

Shift times are 08:00 to 16:00 hours. Days of work are Monday to Friday.

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:

Master's degree in Social Work from an approved school of Social Work.

Two years recent, related clinical experience in a mental health treatment setting.

Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.

Valid British Columbia driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

* Please attach/upload copies of required degree 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 #:

01864810

Employee Type:

RELIEF FULL TIME

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

SHL - TOKO PSYCH REHAB

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

SHL SOCIAL WORK

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$40.53 - $50.62

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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