Social Worker (Bachelors) | Urgent and Primary Care (UPCC)

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Competition: 01741847
Employee Type: PERMANENT FULL TIME
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Facility: ASHCROFT HSPTL & HLTH CTR
Location: ASHCROFT
Department: ASC UPCC SOCIAL WORK
Reports to: Practice Leader or Designate
Hourly Wage: $31.99 - $39.98
Close date: Open Until Filled

Position Summary

Who we are looking for?

Ashcroft B.C. has an exciting opportunity for a permanent full-time Social Worker to join their team at the Urgent Primary & Community Care Centre. This position works Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 16:00 with weekends and stat holidays off.

What will you work on?

In this role, you will provide comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination for designated clients and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, you will provide direct psychosocial care, counseling, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources while facilitating client self-management. As the Social Worker you will be responsible for providing and developing social work services to maintain or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population.

How will you make an impact?

The new UPCC will provide comprehensive primary care services with a team of general practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, physiotherapists and medical office assistants. Social Workers at Interior Health advocate for social justice at individual, family, organizational, and societal levels through their professional knowledge, values, ethics and skills.

How will we help you grow?

Interior Health offers excellent benefits and many opportunities to maximize your skills. We are a large, diverse organization, where you have room to grow, in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. If you are an experienced Social Worker and want to be challenged in your practice, while working with a solid and experienced team - apply today!

Qualifications

Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
Two years recent related experience in a healthcare setting working with medically complex clients with concurrent disorders, or a combination of education, training
and experience.
Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
Current valid BC driver’s license.

Comments

This posting is covered by the Provincial Health Officer’s mandatory COVID-19 vaccination orders and selected applicant(s) must comply.

Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with internal career exploration, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor. We invite applicants to self-identify as First nations, Métis, or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.