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New Job Social Worker I - Factt In Newfoundland And Labrador

Social Worker I - FACTT
Social Worker I - FACTT

Social Worker I - FACTT

Company : Western Health
Salary : $35.75–$40.01 an hour
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Permanent Full-time
Social Worker I - FACTT- Flexible Assertive Community Treatment Team
Mental Health and Addictions, Stephenville, NL

DUTIES: The Social Worker I is an integral member of the Flexible Assertive Community Treatment Team (FACTT) that provides intensive mobile services to individuals with serious mental illness and concurrent related complexities of mental health issues/disorders. The Social Worker I has responsibility for the delivery of specialized social work intervention and health promotion. Working as part of the multi-disciplinary team, the position is responsible for providing comprehensive client assessments and support to individuals in establishing personal recovery plans as well as short and long-term goals. The successful applicant will consult and work in partnership with local employers, service providers and community agencies in the provision of service to clients of the FACT Team. The incumbent will work closely with the Police in the delivery of Mobile Crisis Response.

While the primary function of this position is to support operations of the FACT Team, the Social Worker I may be involved in assessment, treatment, follow up and support of individuals with mental health and addictions needs throughout various mental health and addictions programs and services.
QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor of Social Work Degree is required. Minimum of 2 years' experience working in the Mental Health field, including significant current knowledge and experience in utilizing specific Mental Health and Addiction approaches, including assessment, counseling and crisis intervention with individuals and their families is required. Demonstrated knowledge of professional Social Work practices, community resource utilization, and foundations of practice in the areas of mental health and addictions, including related issues and impacts, along with related theories, techniques and intervention. Effective crisis intervention, assessment, analytical, and communication skills required. Candidates will also demonstrate a high level of self-awareness, the ability to work with minimal supervision, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships including those with clients, co-workers, supervisors, other professionals and community partners. Current registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Work is required. A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

Please Note: If no candidates meet the required qualifications, other levels of training and experience may be considered

NOTE: The use of a private vehicle is a condition of employment

Hours of Work: 75 Hours per pay period
0830-1630, 0830-2030, 1200-2000 Hours;
Evenings, weekends and standby required
Salary Scale: $35.75 to $40.01 per Hour
Competition Number: WH- 2022000963(2 Positions)
Competition Closing Date: 5 August 2022
Recruiter Name: Peter Antle

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.

To apply, go to https://employment.westernhealth.nl.ca. If you are having issues when using eRecruit, please email [email protected] Note: This email address does not accept applications.