Social Worker (Master’s)

Social Worker (Master’s)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 9, 2021
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Location Penticton, BC
Category Social Worker
Client Interior Health Authority
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 Job title :SOCIAL WORKER (MASTER’S)
Community :PENTICTON
Facility :PENTICTION URG PRIM CARE
Status :RELIEF FULL TIME

Position Summary

Penticton B.C. has an exciting opportunity for a Relief Full Time Social Worker to join their team at the new Urgent Primary & Community Care Centre. The new urgent and primary care centre team in Penticon will include general practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, physiotherapists and medical office assistants. The team will provide comprehensive primary care services, including on evenings and weekends. If you want to be a part of a fast-paced inter-disciplinary team, apply today!

The Urgent Primary Care Social Worker provides comprehensive therapeutic clinical counselling services to patients and families in the assigned clinical specialty area. Conducts comprehensive social work and psycho-social assessments of patients and families using a variety of modalities and in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices and educates and provides consultation to patient, families and healthcare professionals. Provides leadership to the interdisciplinary team in care planning for the effective utilization of patient resources and participates as a member of local committees and planning bodies to identify areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to enhance patient care services and reduce gaps in the community. Develops, coordinates and delivers in-services, presentations, psycho-educational and support groups and initiates, develops and carries out research activities in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.


Shifts will be Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 until the return of incumbent.

Cradled within tree rimmed mountain slopes, dramatic clay cliffs and bordered by the Okanagan and Skaha Lakes, Penticton is one of the larger cities in the BC interior and a popular destination for visitors of all kinds. Square dancing jubilees, wineries, ideal windsurfing spots, golf courses or simply relaxing on one of Penticton’s fabulous sandy beaches, Penticton has it all. Whether you climb aboard the S.S. Sicamous or the Kettle Valley Railway, you will enjoy all of the amenities this town has to offer.

Excellent benefits! Opportunity to maximize your skills! An organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training & Experience
Masters Degree of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
One year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
Current valid BC Driver’s License.

**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 [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

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