New job Social Assistance Worker in Newfoundland and Labrador

Social Assistance Worker

Company : Labrador-Grenfell Health
Salary : $25.26 - $28.05 an hour
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

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Social Assistance Worker
Permanent Full Time
Location: Goose Bay

The primary purpose of this position is to process client financial eligibility for service in accordance with provincial and board policy as it pertains to Community Support Programs, Personal Care Homes and Long Term Care facilities which are within the mandate of Labrador-Grenfell Health. This position reports to Manager-Client Services.


" Graduation from a recognized post-secondary institution (minimum 3 year program with major course work in finance and/or accounting). Other relevant programs or course work may be considered;
" Good working knowledge and understanding of computer systems and applications, including CRMS, Client Pay;
" Knowledge of Labrador-Grenfell Health's community services and support programs;
" Experience in interviewing techniques and assessing information provided by or on behalf of clients - well developed interpersonal skills are essential;
" Ability to work independently as well as with a finance team;
" Ability to establish rapport and collaborative working relationships with clients;
" The successful applicant will be required to submit a satisfactory certificate of conduct.

Duties and Responsibilities: (Include but not limited to):

" Completes financial assessments for community Support programs, Personal Care Homes and Long Term Care facilities/beds related supports when necessary as well as other service areas for interim periods;
" Responsible for gathering and processing financial information to determine eligibility for client financial benefits in accordance with Provincial and Board Policy;
" Performs comprehensive review of client's financial files on a regular basis to ensure continued eligibility;
" Liaise with professional teams, provincial and other community agencies as required;
" Compiles monthly statistics and prepares reports;
" Use of a private vehicle may be required; and
" Other related duties as required.


" CG-29 $25.26 - $28.05 per hour of the NAPE-HS salary scales, plus the applicable Labrador Allowance.

Hours of Work:

" 75 hours biweekly, Monday - Friday

Labrador-Grenfell Health values Diversity and is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested applicants please submit resume, stating competition number 2021000374N

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