Job title :
SOCIAL WORKER (BSW), EAST KOOTENAY REGIONAL HOSPITAL
EK REGIONAL HOSPITAL
If you have a love for Social Work, we have a career opportunity that will you allow you to draw on your clinical skills as you provide service on the East Kootenay Social Work team in Cranbrook, B.C.
Successful candidates will primarily work out of East Kootenay Regional Hospital, providing support to clients accessing healthcare services. This position provides direct psychosocial care, counselling, caregiver support, system navigation, advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources, while facilitating client self-management. The Social Worker is responsible for providing and developing social work services to maintain and/or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population.
You will work collaboratively with other healthcare providers and the interprofessional team, including: Physicians, Registered Nurses, Occupational Therapists, Physiotherapists, Registered Dietitians and Speech-Language Pathologists.
As this is a Casual Position, there are no guaranteed hours of work. Weekly hours may range from 0-37.5 hours per week.
Days of work are Monday to Friday from 08:00-16:00 hours; currently there are no positions covering statutory holidays.
East Kootenay Regional Hospital is a 77 bed hospital and we care for over 80,000 patients a year providing hospital services to clients within the East Kootenay region.
If you are looking for the opportunity to join the healthcare team at East Kootenay Regional Hospital then this position is a fit for you, apply today!
Education, Training and Experience:
- Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
- Two years recent related experience in a healthcare setting working with medically complex clients with concurrent disorders, or a combination of education, training and experience.
- Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
- Current valid BC driver’s license.
- We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
- Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to AboriginalEmployment@interiorhealth.ca to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.