Social Worker 1 (SW01)
Vitalité Health Network
Kedgwick, NB
Within the Child / Youth Program, the social worker works with the various mental health partners and the Children's Youth Team. The main duties of the position include crisis intervention, assessment, planning, stabilization, monitoring, support, prevention, awareness and mental health promotion with a view to recovery. The selected individual may be requested to travel to other Community Health Services and Vitality Health Network's Integrated Services Delivery (ISP) offices.

Member in good standing of the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers;
Experience in mental health or addictions an asset;
Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) by set deadline;
Ability to form effective partnerships with the community network;
Ability to offer group sessions to clients;
Good computer skills;
Clinical judgment and good analytical skills;
Leadership and good decision-making skills;
Proven communication and interpersonal skills;
Adaptability and flexibility;
Good organizational skills and ability to set priorities;
Valid driver's license and willingness to use own vehicle for work;
Willingness to travel within the zone;
Ability to work independently and as a team member;
Physical ability to perform assigned duties;
Good previous work history (performance and attendance);
Adherence to professional ethics principles, to the Network management philosophy and organizational values;
Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Vitalité Health Network.
Written and spoken competence in French and spoken competence in English are required.

The above requirements may be verified through oral, written or practical tests during the selection process.
Should there be no fully qualified applicants, this position will not necessarily be reposted. If you wish to be considered for this position and meet most of the requirements, you are encouraged to apply at this time.
The employer reserves the right to shorten or extend temporary assignments for operational reasons.
We thank all applicants. However, only those selected will be contacted.