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Social Worker I - Palliative Care
Location:Oliver
Facility:OLIVER HEALTH CENTRE
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Competition #:01267470
Employee Type:PERMANENT PART TIME (0.60 FTE)
Bargaining Unit:BCGEU
Facility:OLIVER HEALTH CENTRE
Department:PEC CC SOCIAL WORK
Reports To:PROFESSIONAL PRACTICE LEADER OR DESIGNATE
Hourly Wage:$34.26 - $42.73
Close Date:OPEN UNTIL FILLED*
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Position Summary

If you have a love for Social Work, we have a career opportunity that will allow you to draw on your clinical skills at the Oliver Health Centre in Oliver, BC. This position is responsible for Community Palliative Program Social Worker for Oliver, Osoyoos and Keremeos.

Days of work are Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays 08:00 to 16:00 hours.

In this role, the Social Worker provides comprehensive therapeutic clinical counselling services to patients and families in the assigned clinical specialty area. Conducts comprehensive social work and psycho-social assessments of patients and families using a variety of modalities and in accordance with professional standards and clinical policies and practices and educates and provides consultation to patient, families and healthcare professionals. Provides leadership to the interdisciplinary team in care planning for the effective utilization of patient resources and participates as a member of local committees and planning bodies to identify areas for improved efficiency and effectiveness in service delivery to enhance patient care services and reduce gaps in the community. Develops, coordinates and delivers in-services, presentations, psycho-educational and support groups and initiates, develops and carries out research activities in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team.
Interior Health offers an excellent, comprehensive benefit package and pension plan; opportunity for growth and skill development; and the experience on making a difference in the lives of others.

BC’s rural towns and smaller cities offer natural beauty, access to backcountry adventures, community connections, peace of mind, and a quieter way of life. Experience the satisfaction that comes from working and living in a rural area.
 
Qualifications

• Masters Degree of Social Work from an accredited school of Social Work.
• One year’s recent related experience or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
• Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
• Current valid BC Driver’s License.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PT