SOCIAL WORKER - BSW
Details
RHA Job Number:GO-00441176-1
Number of Vacancies:1
Profession:Social Worker
Management:No
Health Region:Sun Country
Community:Estevan
Hours to International Airport:1.5
Community Website:http://www.estevan.ca/
Facility Name:COMMUNITY HEALTH (MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES)
Department:MENTAL HEALTH SW
Employment Type:Temporary
Employment Term:Full Time
Posting Date:January 24, 2017
Closing Date:January 23, 2018
Hours of Work:Shift Information: Days
224.00 hours per 6 week rotation
Rate of Pay: $32.237 to $39.418 (5 step range)
Union Name:HSAS
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Job Description

Working out of the Mental Health Services Clinic in Estevan, the incumbent will provide clinical services to a primarily adult population in the Southeastern portion of the Health Region. These services will be delivered through a combination of direct service, consultation, community resource development and education. The incumbent will work as part of an interdisciplinary team.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Work
  • Registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers (SASW)

Experience
One year post-graduate work experience desired, preferably in a Mental Health setting. Experience with, and understanding of Mental Health Programs is desirable.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to competently use computers and software applications as required by the position
  • Ability to travel both within the region and provincially
  • Ability to work under stress
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, independent judgment and organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to conduct client assessments and engage in effective treatment planning
  • Broad knowledge of adult treatment and intervention techniques with individuals and groups across a wide clinical spectrum
  • Demonstrate responsible decision making through the application of knowledge, critical thinking and sound clinical, legal and ethical practice
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with professionals, para professionals and other service providers
  • Knowledge of crisis and suicide intervention

Additional Information

Geographic Location: Estevan
Expected Start Date: February 6, 2017
Expected Up To Date: May 12, 2017
FTE®: 1.00
This posting will remain Open until Filled.

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