Social Worker 1 (SW01)
Vitalité Health Network
Bathurst, NB
Reporting directly to the Psychiatry Unit Nurse Manager and in collaboration with the unit multidisciplinary team, the social worker conducts a psychosocial assessment of clients, identifies their psychosocial and family needs, and assists them and their families in their search for solutions. The social worker also actively ensures liaison between clients, their families, and the Network professionals.

REQUIREMENTS:
Member in good standing of the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers;
Experience in mental health or addictions would be 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;
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, the Network management philosophy, and organizational values;
Compliance with the rules of confidentiality established by the Network.
Written and spoken competence in English and French is 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.
Vitalité Health Network is a smoke-free environment