If you have a love for Social Work, we have a casual career opportunity that will allow you to draw on your clinical skills as you provide service in a variety of service areas at the Kelowna General Hospital (KGH) in beautiful and sunny Kelowna, B.C.
The department provides Social Work services 7 days a week with varying hours of operation that includes day and evening work. Applicants with either BSW or MSW are welcome to apply.
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; 15:00 to 23:00 hours.
This is a casual opportunity which means no guaranteed hours but under the collective agreement there are minimum hours to comply. Some advantages of being casual:
- Priority access to internal postings
- Choose when you want to work
- Opportunities to work in multiple areas
- 12.6% in lieu of vacation/stats
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.
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.
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!
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 upload copies of your Bachelor’s degree, BCCSW registration and DL.
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.