Requisition ID: 35728
Position Number: 20009322
Posting End Date: November 28, 2019
Site: Health Sciences Centre
Department / Unit: Womens Social Work
Job Stream: Clinical
Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 11/27/2020
Reason for Term: Maternity Leave
Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Non-Repeating (non-conforming); Other; Standby coverage as required; Weekends; Weekends Only
Daily Hours Worked: 8 hours
Annual Base Hours: 2015
Salary: $30.830, $31.756, $32.707, $33.690, $34.701, $35.744, $36.818, $37.924, $39.061, $40.234
Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centred clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.
Under the direction of the Manager, the incumbent is responsible for:
Providing professional, skilled psychosocial assessment and interventions to individuals, families and groups; providing a range of psychosocial interventions that are aimed at assisting clients, families and groups cope with and adapt to health related issues, using the healthcare system and other social systems effectively and efficiently; demonstrating leadership in assisting the healthcare team complete transitions; relieving co-workers due to illness, vacation, and professional development.
Participating as a member of the healthcare team and interpreting social, psychological, emotional and family problems to the team; maintaining excellent working relationships with team members and participating in team planning and problem solving; performing a variety of administrative functions as required by the department. May be requested to assist in providing instruction to students and new staff.
Two years recent and relevant experience preferred.
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) from a Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) accredited school/faculty, or a Provincially authorized post-secondary program, or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.
Must be registered with Manitoba College of Social Workers.
May be required to hold a valid Manitoba driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle.
Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.
Qualifications and Skills
Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines and demonstrate professional judgment and initiative.
Willingness to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practices in the academic and clinical fields of healthcare.
Understanding of health and social welfare systems.
Ability to practice independently and with minimum supervision.
Demonstrated strong commitment to the profession of social work and the Canadian Association of Social Work (CASW) Code of Ethics and the Manitoba College of Social Workers Standards of Practice.
Must be organized in the workplace and determine clear priorities.
Must be in good physical and mental health.
May encounter aggressive and/or agitated client/visitors/staff.
May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
May be occasionally required to work extended hours.
May be required to work a variety of shifts including but not limited to days, evenings, and weekends.
This term position may end earlier as outlined in the Collective Agreement.
We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.
Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.
This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.
Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.