SOCIAL WORKER (BSW), URGENT PRIMARY AND COMMUNITY CARE CENTRE (UPCC) Job at INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY – Penticton, BC
Facility :PENTICTION URG PRIM CARE
Status :PERMANENT PART TIME (0.50 FTE)
Penticton B.C. has an exciting opportunity for two part time Social Workers to join their team at the new Urgent Primary & Community Care Centre. The new urgent and primary care centre team in Penticon will include general practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, physiotherapists and medical office assistants. The team will provide comprehensive primary care services, including on evenings and weekends. If you want to be a part of a fast-paced inter-disciplinary team, apply today!
The Urgent Primary Care Social Worker provides comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination for designated clients and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, the Social Worker provides direct psychosocial care, counseling and group work, system navigation and 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 or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population.
Shifts will be 3 days one week and 2 days the next week. Shifts worked between Monday to Friday are 16:00 to 20:30, and shifts that fall on every second weekend (with Stats) are 11:30 to 18:30. This is a part time opportunity of 37.5 hours every pay period, with 2 vacant positions available.
Example: Week 1 Mon, Thur, Fri; Week 2 Tues, Wed 4.5 hours. Alternating weekends and some Stats 7.0 hours
Cradled within tree rimmed mountain slopes, dramatic clay cliffs and bordered by the Okanagan and Skaha Lakes, Penticton is one of the larger cities in the BC interior and a popular destination for visitors of all kinds. Square dancing jubilees, wineries, ideal windsurfing spots, golf courses or simply relaxing on one of Penticton’s fabulous sandy beaches, Penticton has it all. Whether you climb aboard the S.S. Sicamous or the Kettle Valley Railway, you will enjoy all of the amenities this town has to offer.
Excellent benefits! Opportunity to maximize your skills! An organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to 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 [email protected] to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.
About the Company
Company: INTERIOR HEALTH AUTHORITY –
Company Location: Penticton, BC