Social Worker (RPT 0.5)
Victorian Order of Nurses for Canada Ontario Branch
Thunder Bay, ON
Requisition Details:
Employment Status: Regular, Part-Time (0.5 FTE)
Program: Social Work
Number of Hours Bi-weekly: 37.5
Work Schedule: Days, Weekends
On Call: No
Location: Thunder Bay and surrounding area

Job Summary:
The successful candidate will work with other professional health care providers in order to offer support services while ensuring that each VON client's needs are met.

Responsibilities:
Member of an interdisciplinary team
Provide assessment, individual and group counseling, health education, case management, community rehabilitation and development for clients
Communicate and partner with community agencies such as police, hospital, government, and shelters
Work in collaboration with clinical staff

Qualifications:
Bachelors of Social Work is required
Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers is mandatory
Experience with palliative care and mental health
Current CPR Certification (asset)
Experience working in a clinical environment an asset
Experience with a range of therapeutic/intervention models
Knowledge of local resources available
Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Exemplary clinical problem-solving skills
Must have personal vehicle and possess both a current driver’s license and proof of vehicle insurance
A current and original copy of a satisfactory Criminal Records Check is required upon the start of your employment
A Vulnerable Sector Search and/or Child Abuse Registry Check may be required
Ability to speak French is an asset in French Designated areas
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities: Fast-paced Environment; Attention to Detail; Lift and carry using appropriate lifting techniques; Bend, push, pull, grip, reach, kneel, crouch using good body mechanics; Walk, sit, stand, climb stairs; Fine hand movements.

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