Social Worker

Social Worker


Job Position: Social Worker

Company: Island Health

Expected salary:

Location: Victoria, BC

Social Worker Job Details:


Close DateDec. 15 2023LocationEsquimalt Health Unit – Victoria, BC V9A 6H7 CA (Primary)Work Area (FBA Only)Multi-SiteNoTravel RequirementTravel between multiple sites is a regular/on-going requirementShift Start Time/End Time1230-2030Days OffRotatingVacancy TypeRegular PTSalary Range (Hourly Rate)$39.14 – $48.88Paid FTE0.74Worked BI-WEEKLY HOURS52.50Planned Start DateDec. 18 2023Approximate End Date (For Temporary Assignments ONLY)Pending Return of IncumbentCRC required? (employee will be working with or have access to children or vulnerable adults and requires a Criminal Record Check)Required for Professional RegistrationJob DescriptionIn accordance with the Vision, Purpose, and Values, and strategic direction of the Vancouver Island Health Authority (Island Health), patient safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone; as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.Under the direction of the Coordinator, and as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team providing client-centered care, the Social Worker provides assessment, intervention, consultation and referral for services to clients and their caregiver/families where social, economic, emotional or psychological circumstances present barriers to care and an optimum level of functionTravel may be a requirement of this position. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of Island Health in accordance with the service assignment and may require the use of a personal vehicle.QUALIFICATIONS:Education, Training And ExperienceBachelor of Social Work degree from a recognized university. Current full registration with the BC College of Social Workers. Post-degree preparation in care for the seriously and persistently mentally ill and/or significant substance use (concurrent disorders), such as psychosocial rehabilitation, chronic mental illnesses, treatment of major mental illnesses and psychiatric treatment strategies; familiarity with and working knowledge of applicable legislation such as the Mental Health Act and the Guardianship Act; familiarity with and working knowledge of various community based health and human services; and two (2) years’ recent, related experience; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.Valid BC Driver’s License.Skills And Abilities

  • Determine and deal with emergent situations.
  • Meet deadlines.
  • Organize, prioritize and coordinate workload.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with patients, staff and other health care providers.
  • Work as a member of a multidisciplinary health care team.
  • Problem solve.
  • Resolve conflict.
  • Foster good public relations.
  • Operate related equipment, including computerized systems.
  • Keyboard at 30 wpm.
  • Communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Physical ability to perform the duties of the position.

Link to Full Job DescriptionAdditional information for applicantsAdditional ClausesVaccination Notification: To keep our employees, clients and the communities we serve safe, Island Health is enforcing an employee mandatory vaccination policy which is intended to prevent the transmission of COVID-19. As such, Island Health requires Proof of BC Provincial Immunization Registration as a condition of employment, and any offers of employment are contingent on you providing proof of vaccination prior to commencement of the offered effective date. If an offer of employment is extended, but proof of vaccination is not provided, the offer will be rescinded.Requisition CAHealth Science ProfessionalsAffiliation/UnionBCGEU

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