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Social Worker I

NL Health Services - 1,034 Jobs
Corner Brook, NL
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Temporary Full-time Until 1 June 2025, With Possibility of Extension
Social Worker I - Community Support - Regional Adult Protection
Corner Brook, NL

QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants for this position should have knowledge of the regional community support system, programming and delivery methods, and advanced knowledge of adult protection legislation, process and procedures. Applicants must demonstrate sound analytical, organizational, oral communication and written communication skills. Candidates must display independence, initiative and an ability to work with others. This knowledge and ability must be obtained through the possession of a Bachelor of Social Work degree and experience in the field of community support. Candidates must be eligible for registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador College of Social Workers.

This Social Worker I will provide specialized services for adults who may be in need of protective intervention under the Adult Protection Act legislation. This will include completing adult protection evaluations and investigations, clinical assessments, intervention, follow up and evaluation using advanced skills and specialized knowledge in adult protection across adult populations. The incumbent will work as a member of an interdisciplinary team working closely with geriatricians, the collaborative care teams, and other service providers across the continuum. The incumbent will use advanced counselling skills for the development of therapeutic relationships and may offer intervention through individual, family, and group interventions. This position will provide regional consultation to internal and external partners as required. The incumbent will also support the evaluation of the social worker role within the provincial adult protection service provision.

Please Note: The use of a private vehicle is a condition of employment.

*A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required for this position*

Hours of work: 75 Hours per pay period
0830-1630 Hours; Monday to Friday. Weekends may be required. On call and flexible hours required.
Salary Scale: $73,983.00 to $82,797.00 per Annum
Competition Number: WH-2024001338
Competition Closing Date: Until Filled
Recruiter Name: Larry Boyles

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.

Thank you for your interest with Western Health. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 2024001338
Company Website: https://NLHealthServices.ca/
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About NL Health Services

About NL Health Services

If you come from away, you’ll discover just how special Newfoundland and Labrador is. If you're a local, you already know this. It’s our people. It’s our culture. It’s our stories (and oh do we love our stories).

If you’re looking to grow your health career in a place with adventure around each corner and a strong sense of community, then let’s put on the kettle and have a chat. Newfoundland and Labrador (NL) Health Services might just be the perfect fit for you.

Why join NL Health Services?

There are many reasons. You will put your skills to great use in a unique and remarkable part of the world, be part of interdisciplinary and talented health-care teams and have access to state-of-the-art equipment and modern facilities.

  • We also offer incentives for local talent, those looking to return home and those new to our province.
  • Competitive remuneration and attractive benefits package.
  • Generous vacation packages and paid time off.
  • Full-time and part-time pension plans options.
  • Health insurance, dental and long-term disability plans.
  • Financial incentives and relocation support.
  • Student placements and clinical residencies.
  • Remote work options available.
  • Fast pathways to nursing for out-of-province applicants.

With a rich and unique culture, and tremendous natural beauty, Newfoundland and Labrador is an ideal place to call home, with a growing diverse population and among the safest places in the world to live.

About NL Health Services

At NL Health Services, we are responsible for delivering health and community services to more than 528,000 people living in Newfoundland and Labrador. Our team consists of more than 21,000 dedicated health workers who are committed to providing the best care in communities across the province, in five geographical areas.

The provincial health authority was created in April 2023, following recommendations from Health Accord NL, and brings together five former separate health entities. Our goal is to improve the health of the people of Newfoundland and Labrador and to create a more integrated, accessible, technologically enhanced, equitable and sustainable health system.

We know that it is the people – employees, physicians and volunteers – that together make NL Health Services a great place to work. We believe that every person carries valuable knowledge, experience and perspective, and it is in this diversity that we find strength. At NL Health Services, we embrace the distinct and complementary characteristics of all our members as we seek to eliminate health disparities by providing fair, equitable and quality health care to all patients, residents and clients.

If your passion is to provide extraordinary health care to the residents of the communities of Newfoundland and Labrador, we want to hear from you.

Come, work with us, and be extraordinary every day!

For more information, please visit: https://nlhealthservices.ca/.

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