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Social Worker (Bachelors) | Acute

Position Summary

If you have a love for Social Work, we have casual career opportunities that you allow you to draw on your clinical skills as you provide service in an acute care setting at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital (EKH) in Cranbrook, B.C.

What Will You Work Life Look Like?

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 ties are from 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

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.

“As a Social Worker, I am able to support people through the transition of a new diagnosis, treatment etc. I am able to talk about what their needs are and their worries are and I am able to address those the best that I can whether that be by connecting the client to the appropriate resources or helping them create that meaning emotional support they need.” Social Worker at EKH

About the Team

Our team of professionals is very supportive of each other; you never feel alone in your job, as there is such a diversity of experience and knowledge that is shared all around. People really look after each other and this makes it a great team and a great place to work.

If you are passionate about making a positive impact on members of your community, apply today!

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. We are committed to provide each person with a customized orientation to make the person feel welcome and supported throughout the initial onboarding and work life at IH.

We offer you the opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

If you would like to join an engaged, collaborative team of healthcare professionals and value work-life balance, we have what you are looking for. Come and join our team….Come live, work and play where others only vacation. Make a difference. Love your work. Apply today!

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 upload copies of your Bachelor’s Degree, BCCSW registration and 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 #:

01877263

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

HSA

Facility:

EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL

Location:

Cranbrook

Department:

EKH SOCIAL WORK

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$39.14 - $48.88

Close Date:

MARCH 27, 2024

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