Saint John Social Worker 1 (SW01) PCN 1257744
in Saint John, NB

Saint John, NB
Full-time - Permanent
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Competition Number: 150729
Horizon Health Network is an equal opportunity employer.
COMPETITION #: 2022-65260 External
BARGAINING UNIT: SHCP
ZONE: Saint John
DEPARTMENT: Mobile Mental Health
FACILITY: Saint John Mental Health Services
POSTING TYPE: Permanent Full Time
JOB TITLE: SOCIAL WORKER
CLASSIFICATION: Social Worker 1 (SW01)
LANGUAGE: English Essential
HOURS OF WORK: Evening; Rotating; Subject to change due to operational requirements
SALARY: $30.9310 to $42.0606 per hour
JOB PURPOSE:
The Social Worker - Addictions and Mental Health, is responsible for working within an interdisciplinary team to provide a full range of social work services to clients, their families, and communities
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • University degree in Social Work.
  • Must be registered and a member in good standing with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers.
  • Experience would be an asset.
  • Ability to attend work on a regular basis.
  • Ability to perform the duties of the position.
  • Good work record.
  • Written and spoken competence in English is required .

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Social Worker - Addictions and Mental Health is responsible for:
  • Assessing clients and developing and implementing treatment plans
  • Developing and facilitating therapeutic interventions for individuals and groups
  • Coordinating services and advocating for clients
  • Providing emergency/crises intervention/stabilization services
  • Participating in interdisciplinary care planning
  • Maintaining clinical records and documentation
  • Building relationships with critical stakeholders in government and the community
  • Responding to community needs (including schools and other populations/groups) and participating in capacity building initiatives
  • May be required to work at other addiction and mental health facilities as operationally required.

Employees are responsible to be aware of and understand Horizon's Terms of Employment: http://skyline/EmploymentBenefits/Pages/Terms-of-your-Employment-.aspx
COMPETENCIES:
Competencies identified by Horizon Health Network:
  • Communication
  • Flexibility
  • Group Facilitation
  • Interpersonal Relations
  • Mentorship
  • Patient/Client Focus
  • Problem Solving
  • Teamwork and Collaboration

Applications for this position must be submitted on-line by December 4 , 2022
Horizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.
NOTE: There will be no further postings for this position should there be no fully qualified applicants. If you wish to be considered for this position and have most of the qualifications as posted and the registration or licensure where required, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
Should testing be required to demonstrate language proficiency, the official results will be shared with the candidate, Human Resources and the requesting manager electronically and will be placed on the personnel file for Horizon hiring purposes.
Please quote Competition # 2022-65260 -External . Horizon Health Network appreciates expressed interest, however, only candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Human Resources Department, Horizon Health Network.
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About Horizon Health Network

Horizon Health Network is the largest health-care organization in Atlantic Canada, operating 12 hospitals and more than 100 medical facilities, clinics and offices providing medical services ranging from acute care to community-based health services to New Brunswick, northern Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

If you imagine yourself contributing to a health authority that plays a major role in research, education, innovation and health and wellness check out why over 1,000 physicians and approximately 12,600 employees have chosen Horizon as a place to work.

Horizon is committed to enhancing our diverse and inclusive environment for our employees and patients. We believe in a healthcare system that equally supports all people regardless of race, ethnicity, national origin, social background, religion, gender identity or expression, age, disability, or sexual orientation. An environment based on a commitment to diversity and inclusion supports our goal of safe and quality patient care.

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