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Kingston Family Health Team

Social Worker with Masters

Canada-Ontario-Kingston

1527122

Company Information

The Kingston Family Health Team (KFHT) is a multidisciplinary primary health care team providing services to 30,000 patients in Kingston and the surrounding area. 

Our mission is:

  • To provide patients with the highest quality primary care that is timely, compassionate, comprehensive, and sustainable through an evidence-based, patient-centred approach that is responsive to the changing needs of our community.

  • To foster a safe, enriching and positive working environment which promotes and supports growth.

Our vision is:

  • To become a leader in providing quality primary care.


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Job Description

Social Workers with Masters

The KFHT is currently recruiting one 1.0 FTE Social Worker and one 0.5 FTE Social Worker to join our mental health team.

 

Position

  • Provide direct counseling, therapeutic interventions and education and to individuals, couples and families

  • Conduct comprehensive Social Work assessments

  • Design individualized treatment plans based on presenting concerns

  • Develop and facilitate groups

  • Function as an effective member of a multidisciplinary health care team

  • Liaise and consult with relevant community agencies and service providers

     

    Qualifications

  • MSW

  • Specialization clinical

  • Current Registration in good standing with OCSWSSW

     

    Experience

  • Minimum 5 years in full time practice in a mental health setting

  • Training and familiarity with evidence-based practice models/theories such as: cognitive behavioural therapy, brief solution-focused therapy, motivational interviewing, crisis prevention and intervention, addictions counselling theories and others

     

    Familiarity and comfort dealing with:

  • Anxiety, depression, stress management, divorce /separation, injury/recovery, job loss

  • Life cycle issues (with a focus on work with adults)

  • Couples and families

  • Group work

  • Health promotion activities

     

    The Ideal candidate:

     

  • Works independently within a multidisciplinary health team

  • Has positive and collaborative interactions with social workers, physicians, nurses and other staff

  • Has excellent computer skills and experience working with an Electronic Medical Record

  • Has excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Has the skills necessary to expand and strengthen community partnerships


Contact Information

Kingston Family Health Team
Peggy Kelly
Executive Director
pkelly@kingstonfht.ca
613-531-4234 x202
613-531-0073
http://www.kfhn.ca
Posting Date: 02-Aug-2017Medical/Healthcare Permanent, Full-Time $68,993 - $69,613/yr 6 ASAP