Social Workers

We are looking for Registered Social Workers who are passionate about working with the aging population in long-term care homes. 

Our practice model offers autonomy and flexibility. Our part-time roles are perfect for those in private practice, those who are retired and looking to re-enter their helping profession on a part-time basis and/or those looking to specialize with this population.

We are always looking for people who can bring new perspectives and life experiences to our team. If you’re looking for a place that aligns with your values, passion and desire to learn, supported by peers who enjoy collaborating and sharing knowledge, we invite you to talk to us.

How Age-Wise Supports Social Workers:

  • Comprehensive long-term care/ memory care orientation
  • Ongoing mentorship and peer support
  • Ongoing education and support
  • Provides a professional network
  • Flexible work schedule
  • No overtime pressures

Expand your professional toolbox quickly:

No day will be the same. You will be exposed to a diversified case load on a regular basis and the areas of focus will include therapeutic counselling, mental health, substance abuse, family strain, grief & bereavement, palliative care, co-resident challenges and more.

Social Work Role:

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide therapeutic counselling in complex areas such as, life transitions, grief and loss, mental health
  • Assess for and provide support in the treatment of mental health
  • Conduct psychosocial, cognitive, depression assessments
  • Complete suicide risk assessments, interventions and monitoring
  • Conduct resident and/or caregiver support groups
  • Provide mediation between home and resident/ family
  • Ongoing education for residents, family and staff on topics related to long-term care such as dementia, grief/loss, caregiver stress, resident-centered care
  • Active engagement with outside agencies to offer additional support or augment what already exists
  • Advocate on behalf of residents with respect to issues related to Powers of Attorney, Substitute Decision Makers, The Consent and Capacity Board and the Public Guardian and Trustee


Required Qualifications:

  • Registration in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
  • Bachelors or Masters Degree in Social Work from an accredited university
  • Demonstrated knowledge, sensitivity and expertise in the care of elderly and their families
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively as part of an interdisciplinary team and independently
  • Clinical competence and commitment to quality resident care
  • Superior skills in advocating on behalf of vulnerable individuals
  • Calm and patient listener
  • Self-motivated and ability to manage a varied caseload
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, decision- making, conflict resolution and critical thinking abilities
  • Maintains current working knowledge of relevant legislation which includes the following: Long-Term Care Homes Act, Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act, Substitute Decisions Act, PHIPA
  • Demonstrated commitment to ongoing learning
  • Current Vulnerable Sector Check and clear 2 Step TB tests prior to start date
  • Professional and Commercial Liability Insurance

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in long-term care/ psychiatric / medical social work practice
  • Certificate in Gerontology or Dementia Care
  • MoCA Montreal – Cognitive Assessment trained and certified
  • Gentle Persuasive Approach
  • PIECES trained

Current Job Opportunities:

Arthur, ON- 1 day/per week

London, ON- 4 days/ per week

Shelburne, ON- 1 day/ per week

Etobicoke, ON- 2 days/ per week

Listowel, ON- 1 day/ per week

Harriston, ON- 1 day/ per week

Orangeville, ON- 2 days/ per week

Val Caron, ON- 2 days/per week

Huntsville, ON- 2 days/ per week

Welland, ON- 4 days/ per week

Haileybury, ON- 2 days/ per week

Bourget, ON- 1 day/ per week

Cobourg, ON- 2 days/ per week

Age-Wise Solutions Inc. thanks all candidates for their interest. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. For a more detailed look at our company and values, please visit us at