Social Worker
Progressive Housing Society
Burnaby, BC

Progressive Housing Society Job Posting

Job Title: Social Worker

Description:

Join our committed team in providing leading edge services to those in need of housing and/or mental health supports. The Social Worker functions as a member of the interprofessional team and provides advanced consultation on assessment, service planning and follow up support for complex clients. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the PHS team, the Social Worker monitors the quality of case management services, advocates for clients, links clients to specialized resources, facilitates case reviews, and provides individual and group counselling. The Social Worker also enhances agency practice through the development of practice standards and the provision of in-service education.

Employee Category: Full Time – Exempt – 1 YEAR TERM

Salary Range: Negotiable depending on qualifications & experience

Qualifications:

Master’s Degree in Social Work preferred, supplemented with 3-4 years of recent related counselling and assessment experience in mental health, substance use recovery, or housing support; or a BSW with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience

  • Current registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers, RSW or RCC (or eligible for)
  • Driver’s License and reliable vehicle
  • Experience working with individuals requiring the highest level of supports and working in an outreach capacity.

Hours of Work: Typically Mon – Friday/ 37.5 hours per week; Flexibility will be required with some evenings and weekends depending on program needs

Submit a Cover Letter & Resume

Subject Line: Social Worker

Only those shortlisted will be notified.

Thank you for your interest in the opportunity

Job Type: Full-time

Experience:

  • long term care: 1 year (Preferred)

Education:

  • Master's Degree (Required)

Licence:

  • Vehicle (Required)
  • Class 5 Drivers License (Required)