New Job Social Worker Ii In Newfoundland And Labrador

Social Worker II
Social Worker II

Social Worker II

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $40.34–$47.53 an hour
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Temporary Full-time until 31 March 2024, With Possibility of Extension
Social Worker II - Advancing Home Dementia Care
Community Support- Corner Brook, NL

DUTIES: The successful incumbent will provide specialized services for adults and their families living with dementia. This will include clinical assessments, intervention, follow up and evaluation using advanced skills and specialized knowledge in gerontology and dementia care across adult populations. The incumbent will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team working closely with geriatricians, the collaborative care teams, and other service providers across the continuum. The incumbent will use advanced counselling skills for the development of therapeutic relationships and may offer intervention through individual, family, and group interventions. This position will provide regional consultation to internal and external partners as required. The incumbent will also support the evaluation of the social worker role within the provincial home dementia care program.

QUALIFICATIONS: Advanced clinical knowledge and skills in gerontology and dementia care across populations. The incumbent must have demonstrated competency in interdisciplinary collaboration, advocacy, and strong decision-making skills. The incumbent must demonstrate considerable analytical and facilitation skills together with strong written and oral communication and organizational skills. The required knowledge and abilities for this position would normally have been acquired through progressively responsible work in the provision of care to older adults and leadership experience. Graduation with a Master of Social Work is required, supplemented by at least (5) five years of working with older populations with knowledge in dementia and frailty. Knowledge in RAI ID, RAI HC and comprehensive geriatric assessments is considered an asset. Candidates must be eligible for registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers. A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is a requirement.

Please Note: If there is no suitable candidate with the required qualifications, other levels of experience and training may be considered for this position.

**The use of a private vehicle is a condition of employment.

Hours of Work: 75 Hours per pay period
0830-1630 Hours, Monday - Friday with flexible Schedule
Salary Scale: $40.34 to $47.53 per Hour
Competition Number: WH-2023000815
Competition Closing Date: 5 July 2023
Recruiter Name: Megan Mahar

Western Health values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Candidates must be eligible to work in Canada.

A resume, proof of qualifications, and the names of two employment references are required. Applicants who do not provide the necessary documentation as outlined on this job posting will not be considered.

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Thank you for your interest with Western Health, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.