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Job Title:
Social Worker I

Posted Date:
8/5/2020
Closing Date:
8/12/2020
Functional Discipline:
Community Support Services
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Villa Nova Plaza - CBS

Social Worker I (REPOST)
Community Supports Program
Temporary, Part-Time (Until February 28, 2021, with the possibility of extension)
01785RP1
HoursYour hours of work will follow the flexible work schedule in accordance with Article 19.01(a) of the NAPE-HP Collective Agreement, based on 75 hours in a 4-week period (by mutual agreement.)
SalaryCG39, ($35.05 - $39.22 per hour)
Competition Number2020003547
Posted Date5 August 2020
Closing Date12 August 2020


About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Social Worker provides professional Social Work services in the area of the Community Supports Program. He/she provides counselling, assessment and referral services; manages caseloads and prepares and analyses reports. The Social Worker will also be expected to provide field instruction for Social Work students.

This position reports to the Program Manager for Community Supports and maintains accountability to the Professional Practice Consultant for Social Work for professional integrity and practice issues.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally, there is lifting or physical strength required to lift or carry objects up to 10 lbs.
Regularly sits to consult with clients, conduct therapeutic sessions, and to work on the computer.
Occasionally works in awkward or cramped body positions; pushes, pulls, and sets up furniture for group work, and drives to conduct home visits with clients.
Regularly uses fine finger/precision work on a computer.

Job Qualifications
Successful completion of a Bachelor of Social Work Degree is required.
Current registration with the Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Social Worker's is required.
Several years' current experience in providing social work services, preferably in the field of disability and senior services is considered an asset.
Demonstrated knowledge of professional social work practices; foundations of practice in the field of supports to diverse populations (e.g., disability and seniors) including related legislation and issues that impact on service delivery; and relevant social work theories and practices.
Demonstrated effective case management, analytical and assessment skills as well as strong oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Candidates will also demonstrate a high level of self-awareness and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships including those with clients, co-workers, supervisors, other professionals and community partners.
Conditions of employment include the use of a private vehicle.
A satisfactory record of work performance and attendance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit.

Apply online at https://employment.easternhealth.ca

To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: employment@easternhealth.ca. Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

EXTERNAL APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.