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Social Worker - Eleigible for Relocation Assistance

Position: Social Worker - Eleigible for Relocation Assistance
Employer: Northern Health
City: Dawson Creek
State/Province: BC
Valid Until: Oct 14, 2022
Northern Health
**This position qualifies for a Relocation Incentive**

Are you someone who has a real passion for helping others? Are you a registered Social Worker looking to highlight your knowledge, skills, and abilities in a new and dynamic environment? We currently have an exciting opportunity for you to bring your excellent work ethic to Primary Care.

In accordance with our vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams; the Primary Care Social Worker functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practice to provide comprehensive assessment, care planning and intervention for people and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the interprofessional team, the Social Worker provides direct psychosocial care, counselling and group work, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized or community resources while facilitating client self-management. The Social Worker is responsible for providing social work services to maintain or improve the health and functioning of persons, families and communities.

Shift Rotation/Hours of Work: Monday – Friday, 08:00 to 16:30

Chetwynd General Hospital is a five acute care bed hospital, with seven long-term beds. Services include emergency, medical inpatient, palliative care, primary care nursing, home support and respiratory therapy.

Chetwynd is located in the foothills of the eastern slope of the Rocky Mountains with a population of 3100. New residents have the opportunity to make a difference where they live everyday both inside and outside of work. Come to Chetwynd and build your family village with us.

What we have to offer you!
• Comprehensive benefit packages including MSP, extended health/dental and a municipal pension plan for part-time and full-time employees. Casuals have the option of paying for benefits.
• Four weeks vacation with one year of continuous service
• Relocation Incentive is available for eligible positions
• Employee referral program
• Employer-paid training and leadership development opportunities
• Spectacular outdoor activities and the shortest commutes in BC
 
Qualifications

• Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
• Two years recent related experience in a healthcare, or a combination of related education, training and experience.
• Current registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
• Current valid BC driver’s license