SOCIAL WORKER
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RHA Job Number:GO-00420031-1
Number of Vacancies:1
Profession:Social Worker
Management:No
Health Region:Sunrise
Community:Yorkton
Hours to International Airport:2.0
Community Website:http://yorkton.ca/
Facility Name:YORKTON REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE
Department:SOCIAL WORK
Employment Type:Permanent
Employment Term:Part Time
Posting Date:December 20, 2016
Closing Date:December 20, 2017
Hours of Work:Shift Information: Days, Evenings
64.00 hours per 3 week rotation: 8 shifts of 8.00 hours
Rate of Pay: $32.237 to $39.418 (5 step range)
Union Name:HSAS
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Job Description

The Social Worker is responsible for providing assessment, counseling, education, and referral services to patients, residents, or families within the Sunrise Health Region - North. The Social Worker will report to the manager of Mental Health, Addictions and Medical Social Work.

Job Qualifications

Required Qualifications

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

Experience
One (1) year experience in Medical Social Work preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Problem solving skills
  • Decision making skills
  • Ability to travel both within the region and provincially
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed
  • Demonstrated abilitiy to maintain a positive attitude, a pleasant manner, and harmonious working relationship
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of Social Work philosophy and goals, i.e..cultural sensitivity, respect for individualization and self-determination
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuing professional development
  • Demonstrated ability to deal with others, including persons who may be in emotional crisis
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct individual and group counselling/educational programs

Other Information
  • Preference for this position will be given to HSAS members in accordance with the terms and conditions of the SAHO/HSAS Collective Agreement

Additional Information

FIELD HOURS External Applicants MUST upload the following as a single attachment: resume, current (less than 6 months) Criminal Record Check including a Vulnerable Sector Check, Grade 12 or Post Secondary Education Certificates /Transcripts, Proof of enrollment if applying on Certificate/Diploma positions and any applicable Licenses/Registrations. *** Please note that if all relevant information is not received your application will not be reviewed.
Geographic Location: Yorkton
Expected Start Date: December 5, 2016
FTE®: 0.57
This posting will remain Open until Filled.

Working in Canada

Candidates are required to be legally entitled to work in Canada to apply on this position.

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PLEASE APPLY VIA THE HEALTH CAREERS IN SASK WEBSITE BY CLICKING "APPLY".
ATTACHMENT TOTALS SHOULD BE NO LARGER THAN 10 MB.

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