Reporting to the manager of Addictions and Mental Health, the successful applicant will provide assessment, diagnosis, intervention and treatment as indicated to clients in the centre. The successful applicant will also evaluate the effectiveness of interventions on an ongoing basis, and respond as appropriate to promote positive client responses and outcomes. This is an advanced mental health role required to perform the restricted activity of psychosocial interventions to address the full range of addiction and mental health issues. Additionally, the successful applicant will participate in providing psychoeducational groups to clients at the centre.
As a Social Worker III, you will perform either advanced level assessment and treatment or act as a clinical lead. You will work with or within teams to provide health care services for patients with complex and multidimensional medical, psychosocial, environmental and instrumental needs. You will provide advanced clinical services, consultation to the interprofessional team and patients/families and supervision of students and team members as assigned. You may also act as clinical lead providing leadership in the planning, development, delivery of services in a specific area, as well as staff development, quality improvement and evaluation or research activities as identified by the needs of the service area(s).
Classification: Social Worker III
Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
Department: Psych Corrections Clinic
Primary Location: Fort Saskatchewan Correc Ctr
Multi-Site: Not Applicable
Posting End Date: 07-DEC-2020
Employee Class: Regular Full Time
Date Available: 04-JAN-2021
Hours per Shift: 7.75
Length of Shift in weeks: 10
Shifts per cycle: 50
Shift Pattern: Days
Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
Minimum Salary: $41.58
Maximum Salary: $55.25
Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable
Completion of master's degree in Social Work. (equivalent education or experience may be considered). Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).
Additional Required Qualifications:
A master’s degree in social work (with psychosocial intervention authorization). Current registration with ACSW. Strong professional judgment, initiative and effective time management skills are necessary. 3-5 years' minimum experience working in comprehensive mental health assessment. Experience working with marginalized populations. Current BCLS-HCP.
The ability to work with various computer programs is an asset. Preference will be given to previous experience working with a forensic/incarcerated population. Preference for training in NVCI, ASIST.