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New Job Social Worker I In Newfoundland And Labrador

Social Worker I
Social Worker I

Social Worker I

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

Full Description

Location: Holyrood HCS Office

Personal Care Home Program - Long Term Care
Temporary, Full-Time (until November 1, 2022 with possibility of extension)

75 bi-weekly (8-hour days)
CG-39 ($35.75 - $40.01 per hour)
Competition Number
Posted Date
1 August 2022
Closing Date
8 August 2022

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
This position is part of an inter-disciplinary team responsible for the monitoring and licensing of Personal Care Homes. The primary responsibilities of this position will be case management and to ensure compliance to standards as outlined in the Personal Care Home Program Operational Standards 2007 and the Personal Care Home Legislation 2001. This will include monitoring activities and completing related reports for assigned Personal Care Homes. In this role the Social Worker will participate in team meetings, licensing meetings and investigation of complaints and must have the ability to work independently with limited supervision. The Social Worker will document in CRMS and complete monthly statistical reports as required. The successful candidate will provide in-service/education to PCH operators and staff on topics including, but not limited to, documentation, incident reporting and the Adult Protection Act, as well as developing presentations with the interdisciplinary team. The Social Worker is also responsible for adult protection referrals and provides case management services for residents of personal care homes including assessments, reassessment, transfer coordination, access to and authorization of eligible services. This position is expected to provide field instruction for Social Work students.

This position reports to the Regional Manager of the Personal Care Home Program and maintains accountability to the Social Work Professional Practice Consultant 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 Association of Social Workers 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.
Knowledge of crisis intervention and supportive counseling.
Knowledge of case management.
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.
Conditions of employment include the use of a private vehicle.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

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 posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but 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 your 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 are happy to assist applicants requesting accommodation or support during the process. Please email [email protected] or call 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.