For our Mental Health and Addiction Regional Centre, the social worker offers brief interventions to clients who suffer from mental illness or concurrent disorders. The social worker works within a multidisciplinary team members and with various presenting issues. The social worker’s role is to provide brief, intensive interventions (counselling & psychotherapy), navigation & care coordination, psychosocial interventions and engagement of family within the care plans.
-Master in Social Work.
-Member in good standing with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).
-Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with a clientele that suffers from complex mental health issues.
-Expertise in cognitive-behaviour, interpersonal, narrative & solution focused therapy.
-Profound knowledge of mental illness, concurrent disorders and rural issues.
-Possess a working knowledge of both official languages.
-Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary and inter-professional environment.
-Expertise in the management of psycho-social issues and ease in networking and coordination of treatment.
-Expertise in the involvement of family members in treatment plans
-Play a key role as a guide/mentor/coach to team members on involving family members in care plans.
-Must hold a valid driver’s license, use of vehicle and insurance.