Social Worker I

Social Worker I


Job Position: Social Worker I

Company: Eastern Health

Expected salary:

Location: Clarenville, NL

Social Worker I Job Details:


Location: Clarenville Coish Place

Social Worker I (Repost)
Community Support Program
Temporary, Full Time (until September 28, 2024 with possibility of extension)
Hours Your hours of work will follow the flexible work schedule in accordance with Article 19.01(a) of the NAPE-HP Collective Agreement, based on 150 hours within a designated 4 week period (by mutual agreement).
Salary CG-39, ($37.20 – $41.63)
Competition Number 2024000584
Posted Date 14 March 2024
Closing Date Open Until Filled

About Us
Newfoundland and Labrador Health Services (NL Health Services) brings together five former separate health entities – Eastern Health, Central Health, Western Health, Labrador-Grenfell Health, and the Newfoundland and Labrador Centre for Health Information. The creation of a provincial health authority was announced following recommendations from Health Accord NL.

NL Health Services is responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador and employs over 21,000 people.

Job Summary
The Social Worker provides professional Social Work services in the area of the Community Support Program. The successful candidate provides counselling, assessment and referral services; manages caseloads and prepares and analyses reports. The Social Worker will also be expected to provide field instruction for Social Work students.

This position reports to the Regional Manager for Community Support and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Social Work for professional integrity and practice issues.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally, there is lifting or physical strength required to lift or carry objects up to 10 lbs.
Regularly sits to consult with clients, conduct therapeutic sessions, and to work on the computer.
Occasionally works in awkward or cramped body positions; pushes, pulls, and sets up furniture for group work, and drives to conduct home visits with clients.
Regularly uses fine finger/precision work on a computer.

Job Qualifications
Graduation with an accredited Bachelor of Social Work Degree is required.
Current and continuing registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers (NLCSW) is required.
Knowledge of relevant legislation, including but not limited to, Mental Health Care and Treatment Act, Adult Protection Act, Advanced Health Care Directives Act, Medical Assistance in Dying, and the Children, Youth and Families Act.
Knowledge of community resources, systems and programs.
Demonstrated ability to direct, supervise and mentor students.
Demonstrated clinical skills in assessment and interventions with individuals, families and groups.
Demonstrated analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, decision-making and organizational skills.
Demonstrated strong written and oral communication skills as well as the ability to deliver/facilitate effective presentations.
Demonstrated ability to work effectively within an interprofessional environment, and establish and maintain effective working relationships.
Demonstrated ability to work independently
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.
Conditions of employment include the use of a private vehicle.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required

Employees, to review your attendance record please refer to your employee portal on the Intranet for details. The attendance record is only available to employees who are currently in positions that accumulate sick time.

*This is a reposted job posting. If you have already applied your application is on file for consideration.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, If this is an internal and external posting, all applications will be accepted and preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit.

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Upon successfully applying for a vacancy then you will receive a confirmation email. If you do not receive this email please contact Recruitment 777-7777 ext 5-2 immediately

To become a part of our team, please submit an up to date resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693
Email: [email protected]. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

If you are no longer interested in the position, you can withdraw your application by emailing [email protected] as soon as possible.

Eastern Health is committed to inclusive and barrier-free recruitment, selection, and onboarding processes. We will be happy to work with applicants requesting support during the process. If you have any questions, feel free to contact our Recruitment Line at 777-7777 press 5 then press 2 (long distance 1-800-563-3693) outlining how we can help.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.

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