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SOCIAL WORKER (BSW) EAST KOOTENAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN CRANBROOK B.C.

Apply Now Job ID 1380039 Date posted 03/26/2020
Job title :SOCIAL WORKER (BSW) EAST KOOTENAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL IN CRANBROOK B.C.
Community :CRANBROOK
Facility :EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
Status :PERMANENT FULL TIME
Position Summary

If you have a love for Social Work, we have a career opportunity that will you allow you to draw on your clinical skills as you provide service at the East Kootenay Regional Hospital team in Cranbrook, B.C.

Primarily working in the Inpatient Psychiatry Department providing support to clients with mental health and substance use needs, this position provides direct psychosocial care, counselling, 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 and/or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population.

You will work collaboratively with other health care providers and the inter-professional team, including: Psychiatrists, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Registered Dietitians and Speech-Language Pathologists.

This is a permanent full-time position. Days of work are scheduled days; Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 hours; off on statutory holidays.

East Kootenay Regional Hospital is a 77 bed hospital and we care for over 80,000 patients a year providing hospital services to clients within the East Kootenay region.
If you are looking for the opportunity to join the healthcare team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital then this position is a fit for you, 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.

*Some familiarity with appropriate regulations (i.e.: Adult Guardianship Act, Child Protection, Mental Health Act) is an asset.

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
• 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 the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
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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. At Interior Health, Every Person Matters.

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