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“TOGETHER… A HEALTHIER COMMUNITY”

WAWA FAMILY HEALTH TEAM

Employment Opportunity

Full Time Social Worker

 

The Wawa Family Health Team is seeking a full time Social Worker who is both self motivated and enjoys working collaboratively with a team of physicians and interdisciplinary health professionals to provide high quality patient-centred primary care.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

 

  • Provide primary mental health screening, assessment and treatment for mild to moderate mental health issues.
  • Provide counseling for individuals and groups
  • Assist patients and providers in identifying and connecting with appropriate health, social and community service  providers and agencies
  • Liaises with physicians and other Family Health Team members as required
  • Assist patients with filling out forms and obtaining social and financial supports
  • Case management, including links to the hospital and community services
  • Develop, update and maintain educational resources for patients and providers
  • Maintains confidentiality in the workplace and within the community

 

Requirements:

 

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Social Work
  • Member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Knowledge of local and regional community resources related to the provision of mental health and social services
  • Demonstration of excellent clinical judgment, assessment, treatment, case management, program development, teaching, problem solving and decision making skills.
  • 3 years community based experience preferred
  • Proficient with an EMR system for charting preferred
  • Valid Ontario Driver’s licence and access to a vehicle

 

We offer a competitive compensation package which includes Health and dental benefits.

 

Qualified applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and resume with three work related references, by mail, fax or email no later than 5:00 pm on Friday, November 22, 2019 to:

 

Silvana Dereski

Executive Director

Wawa Family Health Team

Box 1218

Wawa, ON

  P0S 1K0

Fax: 705-856-9550

Email: sdereski@wawafht.com

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however

only those selected for an interview will be contacted.