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Social Worker (Bachelors), P1 | Mental Health

Position Summary

Are you interested in joining a social work team focused on quality care planning? If so, we have casual Social Worker opportunities available to work at the Hillside Centre in Kamloops, B.C.

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.

What we offer:

• Competitive salary and an attractive remuneration package
• Career Growth
• Employer paid training/education
• Balanced lifestyle

What will you work on?

This casual social work position will work for a variety of Mental Health Programs (including Hillside, Adult Inpatient Psych, Safe Consumption Site, ACT).

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.

Scheduling Information:

Shift times are 08:30 to 16:30 hours. This is a Casual opportunity. Casual means there are no guaranteed hours and work requirements can vary from 0 - 37.5 hours per week. Many careers with us begin with casual employment and lead to permanent or temporary career opportunities.

About Hillside Centre


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.

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 a work environment conducive to growth and development of strong skills and a work environment that supports and promotes psychological health & safety for all. We offer the opportunity to have a balanced lifestyle that allows you to maintain the quality of life you desire.

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.

As part of your application, please ensure to:

• Upload your resume, cover letter (if Out of Province indicate if you are relocating to the area and when)
• Upload a copy of your Bachelor’s Degree
• Upload copy of your BCCSW registration. If Out of Province please contact BCCSW.ca
• Upload copy of your Driver’s License

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 Indigenous Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process and/or career exploration, send your question(s) via email to IndigenousEmployment@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 #:

02025960

Employee Type:

CASUAL

Bargaining Unit:

BCGEU

Facility:

HILLSIDE CTR- ADULT PSYCH

Location:

Kamloops

Department:

HLS SOCIAL WORK

Reports To:

MANAGER

Hourly Wage:

$42.27 - $52.81

Close Date:

OPEN UNTIL FILLED

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