Hillside Centre in Kamloops, B.C. is looking for casual Social Worker with solid clinical skills and experience in Mental Health to join their team.
Who Are We Looking For?
We are looking for someone who is reliable, resourceful, and self-starting to join our supportive and cohesive team.
What Will You Work On?
The Social Worker will work in a variety of Mental Health Programs (including Hillside, Adult Inpatient Psych, Safe Consumption Site, and Parkview Child and Adolescent MH).
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.
Shift times are from 08:00 to 16:00, 08:30 to 16:30, 09:00 to 20:10 hours.
About this location/unit
Hillside Center is an acute Tertiary Mental Health facility located in Kamloops that provides care for persons aged 19 years and older. We provide highly specialized mental health services for individuals with complex and severe mental illnesses including neurocognitive disorders. We have a total of 47 beds comprised of 12 geriatric beds, 10 provincial neuropsychiatric beds and 25 adult beds. We are a regional tertiary center catering for patients referred from all over the Interior Health region and Northern Health. We also support the provincial UBC Neuropsychiatry program. Our goal is to provide a thorough assessment of our patients, help stabilize their symptoms and return them to their home communities. Our experienced team of physicians, nurses, psychologists, occupational therapists, social workers, recreational therapists and support workers treat our patients through a trauma- informed lens to provide the best possible outcome for them.
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How Will You Create 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.
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 copy of 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.