Social Worker 1 (SW01)

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BARGAINING UNIT : SHCP

ZONE : Zone 6 - Acadie-Bathurst

FACILITY : Community Mental Health Centre - Bathurst

DEPARTMENT : Adults Program

CLASSIFICATION : Social Worker 1 (SW01)

STATUS : Casual

ANTICIPATED START DATE : As soon as possible

HOURS OF WORK :

8 hour shifts

Monday to Friday

Work schedule subject to change to meet operational needs

JOB SUMMARY :

The incumbent will provide a full range of services to clients with various mental health problems. The successful candidate will work as a member of a interdisciplinary team and will be responsible for the following: assessments, diagnosis, treatment, individual family and group counseling, crisis intervention, prevention, health promotion and awareness.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Member in good standing of the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers;
  • Experience in the mental health or addictions field, an asset;
  • Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) by set deadline;
  • Ability to form effective partnerships with the community network;
  • Ability to offer group sessions to clients;
  • Good computer skills;
  • Clinical judgment and good analytical skills;
  • Leadership and good decision-making skills;
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Adaptability and flexibility;
  • Good organizational skills and ability to set priorities;
  • Valid driver's license and willingness to use own vehicle for work;
  • Willingness to travel within the zone;
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member;
  • Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
  • Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
  • Adherence to professional ethics principles, the Network management philosophy, and organizational values;
  • Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Network.

Written and spoken competence in French and spoken competence in English are required ;

  • The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
  • Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
  • The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
  • We thank all applicants. However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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