Social Worker – Primary Care NetworkApply Now Job ID 1550135 Date posted 09/10/2021
Community :100 MILE HOUSE
Facility :100 MILE HOUSE HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Interior Health is hiring a Permanent Full Time Social Worker to join our Primary Care team in the 100 Mile House. We are seeking an experienced social worker who is comfortable working in a primary care setting as part of the Primary Care Network where staff work out of patient medical homes, private physician offices, or at Interior Health primary care sites as part of providing team based care.
The successful candidate 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, 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 are Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00
Known as the main service centre for the South Cariboo region, 100 Mile House consists of a number of small unincorporated communities in the outlying areas that include a population greater than 20,000. Enjoy the luxuries of an urban amenities in a unique rural setting, 100 Mile House has a strong community spirit and community events that provide the vibrancy that keeps the small town thriving.
Come and join us. Our focus is on giving people room to grow, to make an impact in the lives of others. 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.
**Primary Care experience is an asset.
Note: Any position that is required to enter a LTC/AL facility to provide services, the successful candidate of that position will be subject to the PHO Order regarding mandatory vaccination.
Interior Health values diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to cultivate a workforce rich in culture, experience and knowledge to ensure equitable health outcomes for all of the clients we serve. We are welcoming of all populations including our Aboriginal partners throughout the Interior Health Region. We are committed to increasing our Aboriginal representative workforce to build an engaged, culturally diverse organization focused on the goal of providing high quality, sustainable healthcare through an engaged workforce and healthy workplaces. We build inclusive, trusting and respectful relationships through our partnerships.