Reporting to the Unit Manager for unit 4G2, the Social Worker II is part of an interdisciplinary team that facilitates the recovery of Addiction & Mental Health patients by assisting with their psychosocial needs while in the Acute Adult Mental Health Program based at the UAH. Duties include assessment, education, treatment, advocacy, resource finding, consultation and discharge planning for patients and their families. The incumbent will also participate in non-patient care activities such as program planning, evaluation, quality improvement, research and staff development, along with other duties as required by the Unit Manager.
As a Social Worker II, you will be a member of an inter-disciplinary team and provides a range of social work services to patients and their families. Your services may include: psychosocial assessment, resource-based interventions, individual, group and family treatment, risk screening, counselling, case management and coordination, transition or discharge planning, and prevention, promotion and public awareness activities.
Classification: Social Worker II
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: UA-IP Social Work-EDM
Primary Location: U of A Hospital
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 18-SEP-2019
Temporary Employee Class: Temp F/T Benefits
Date Available: 30-SEP-2019
Temporary End Date: 30-SEP-2020
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 4
Shifts per cycle: 20
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $36.96
Maximum Salary: $49.15
Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Completion of bachelor's degree in Social Work. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).
Additional Required Qualifications:
Current registration with the Alberta Association of Registered Social Workers is required. CPR (BLS-HCP) certification is necessary. The incumbent must have strong communication skills and must be able to work cooperatively with the health care team members, patients and their families in a fast paced environment. An ability to incorporate professional judgment when making decisions is required. Initiative and time-management skills are necessary. An ability to work with various computer programs is required.
Masters of Social Work is desirable. Experience in acute inpatient Addiction & Mental Health is preferred.