Registered Social Worker

Loyalist Family Health Team is seeking a skilled, enthusiastic full-time Social Worker interested in working in a positive, innovative, team-based primary care setting.  As a member of the multidisciplinary team, the Social Worker assists patients by providing solution-focused short-term counselling to individuals and groups, including assistance navigating community resources.

Consider this position if you:

  • hold a Masters of Social Work degree
  • have at least three years related experience
  • possess enthusiasm for working with patients across a broad spectrum of ages and challenges
  • are passionate about working in an interdisciplinary care model
  • want to work in a small yet mighty organization, where you are not just a number, and you have the ability to impact real change in healthcare delivery for patients of the LFHT
  • are innovative by nature and hope to have input into program design and delivery in order to improve the lives of patients
  • have the ability and desire to develop new skills and evolve with a continuous improvement focus
  • would enjoy working in beautiful Amherstview, just minutes from the shores of Lake Ontario and a short distance to Kingston

Desirable attributes:

  • competence in CBT counselling
  • experience assisting patients with anxiety, depression, grief, relationship concerns, emotional eating, insomnia, chronic pain, and cognitive impairment
  • thorough understanding of community mental health and addictions resources and how to navigate local support networks
  • experience leading groups

We offer a collegial, collaborative atmosphere with a commitment to employee and organizational development, along with a competitive salary and benefits package. You may email your cover letter, resume, and any questions to Application deadline is July 17, 2019. Thank you for your interest. Only those applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. Applications without a cover letter will not be reviewed.