Social Worker III

Alberta Health Services - Didsbury, AB (30+ days ago)

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Your Opportunity:
Rural Communities such as Didsbury bring many benefits to those who live and work there, including a sense of community and beautiful open spaces. Under the supervision of the Program Manager and with the support of the clinical supervisor, the Social Worker III will work independently and as a member of the Didsbury Addiction and Mental Health Community Clinic. You will provide evidence informed assessment, treatment, addiction and mental health interventions, support and follow up to children, families, youth, adults and seniors. You will work from a strength based lens, with the ability to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial interventions to address a full range of presentations. Ideally, you will be comfortable facilitating groups, working closely with wide range of community agencies. As a member of the clinic, you will need to be self-directed, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills. You will also need a demonstrated ability to adapt well to change and have excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

As a Social Worker III, you will perform either advanced level assessment and treatment or act as a clinical lead. You will work with or within teams to provide health care services for patients with complex and multidimensional medical, psychosocial, environmental and instrumental needs. You will provide advanced clinical services, consultation to the interprofessional team and patients/families and supervision of students and team members as assigned. You may also act as clinical lead providing leadership in the planning, development, delivery of services in a specific area, as well as staff development, quality improvement and evaluation or research activities as identified by the needs of the service area(s).

Classification: Social Worker III
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: Addiction & Mental Health Clin
Primary Location: Didsbury
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
FTE: 1.00
Posting End Date: 17-DEC-2019
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 27-DEC-2019
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 2
Shifts per cycle: 10
Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $41.58
Maximum Salary: $55.25
Vehicle Requirement: N/A

Required Qualifications:
Completion of master's degree in Social Work. (equivalent education or experience may be considered). Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).

Additional Required Qualifications:
As Required.

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience with group facilitation.