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North East Local Health Integration Network

Social Worker

Canada-Ontario-Kapuskasing

Posted 19 Days Ago010-18-1559378

Company Information

The North East Local Health Integration Network (NE LHIN) is dedicated to leading a high quality integrated health system for people living in Northeastern Ontario. The NE LHIN plans, funds and works to integrate health services across the region.  The NE LHIN is also responsible for the delivery of quality home and community care services for people who call Northeastern Ontario home.  As a health system manager, we need ambitious, creative people who are motivated to make a difference in their community, prepared to challenge the status quo and ready to use their diverse skills to strengthen the system of care for Northerners. We're looking for the right people with the right skills to achieve our strategic priorities and vision of providing quality health care when Northerners need it.


Job Description

JOB POSTING #010-18

POSTING DATE: January 29, 2018

JOB TITLE: Social Worker – Part-Time (42 hours bi-weekly)

INITIAL ASSIGNMENT: In-Home (TI IH SW-002)

BARGAINING AGENT: OPSEU

LOCATION: Kapuskasing Office

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately


POSITION SUMMARY:

The Social Worker is responsible for the provision of social work services to NE LHIN patients, in order to achieve optimum psycho-social functioning, prevent unnecessary deterioration, and promote patient independence.

We can offer you an exciting career in health care that includes flexible work schedules, preferred working hours, paid emergency leave days when you need to care for family, access to mentors and professional development opportunities.   Our staff appreciate autonomy and control of their workdays so they can achieve a good work-life balance.


QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Registered Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW);

  • Relevant social work experience in a community/health care environment;

  • Comprehensive knowledge of social work interventions, practice methods, and professional skills;

  • Knowledge of other community resources, funding agencies, treatment centers, social service networks, and organizations;

  • Good understanding of the roles of other health care professionals;

  • Up-to-date knowledge of social work theories, practices, and procedures;

  • Ability to prioritize professional duties and manage caseload in a time efficient manner;

  • Strong interpersonal skills;

  • Effective listening, observation, and facilitation skills;

  • Strong mediation, negotiation, and conflict resolution skills to respond or assist in emergency situations;

  • Working knowledge of computer software (email, internet) and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook);

  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle;

  • Oral and written proficiency in English and French is essential.

 

The NE LHIN is an equal opportunity employer.  Personal information submitted will be used only for the purpose of determining suitability for this vacancy.  All applicants are thanked for their interest in this position.  Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

Interested persons are invited to submit a cover letter and resume by e-mail to: nelhinemployment@lhins.on.ca

 

Please refer to posting number 010-18 when applying.


Contact Information

North East Local Health Integration Network