Social Worker
North York General Hospital
North York, ON
Company Bio
IMAGINE a hospital where everyone is committed to excellence. We did. We are. From boardroom to bedside, we go above and beyond to offer the best and safest patient care. At North York General Hospital (NYGH), we put our patients first in everything we do. We are achieving a new standard of excellence in integrated patient-centered care. and as one of Canada's leading community academic hospitals, we are building on our academic foundation through enhanced education, research and innovation. As part of our dynamic team, you too can stand out and be amazing! At NYGH, our team is making a world of difference. NYGH has recently been ranked the #2 Hospital in Canada by Newsweek.
Position Summary
This position supports the hospital’s academic mandate by advancing care through teaching and learning and/or transforming care through research and innovation. This position contributes to the shared responsibility of ensuring health and safety policies are followed to provide for a healthy environment for patients, staff, physicians, volunteers and families.

Social Worker, Child and Adolescent Outpatient Mental Health
As a Social Worker, you will be a fully integrated member of an interdependent multidisciplinary team. You will be responsible for providing individual, family and group therapy using Best Practices and Evidenced Based Therapeutic modalities. You have the ability to work independently and in a team setting, to set priorities, organize and coordinate activities. You have individual, family and group therapy experience and demonstrated skills in program development implementation and evaluation and in keeping statistical records. You have the demonstrated clinical ability and the ability to broker and coordinate community resources. You have skills in CBT, DBT, Motivational Interviewing and Brief Therapies. You also have excellent listening and communication skills, both verbal and written.
On a practical level, you will
  • Support and adhere to North York General Hospital and Social Work policies and procedures
  • Perform all aspects of Social Work practice in accordance with professional Standards as set out by the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Perform Social Work duties as required to meet the needs of the patient/client population
  • Maintain an updated knowledge of community resources, identify gaps in service and respond to client and community needs
  • Participate in program planning, implementation and evaluation
  • Participate in the education of staff, students and the community
  • Current registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Master of Social Work or equivalent
  • Membership in good standing or eligibility for membership in the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers or equivalent
  • Minimum 1-2 years of mental health experience.
  • Knowledge and work experience with DBT and CBT preferred
Bilingualism in French/English an asset
What We Offer
Working at NYGH means working with a dynamic team of fellow healthcare providers, staff, and volunteers in one of Canada’s leading hospitals. This is a Part Time Regular position with 8 hour shifts, days (some irregular hours), no weekends, Child and Adolescent Mental Health at the Phillip House. We offer a highly competitive total compensation package which includes pay in lieu of benefits, vacation pay and the opportunity to join the Hospital Pension Plan. If you were searching for more reasons to consider joining the wonderful team at NYGH, check out some features of our Total Rewards package by visiting
How to Apply

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Closing Statement

At North York General, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment. We are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live, including those with disabilities. North York General is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.