Social Worker (Permanent Part Time) Glenmore Lodge
Glenmore Care Community
Kelowna, BC
6d ago

Glenmore Lodge Care Community is a long-term care community that opened in early 2017, and is known for its friendly and caring team members.

Sienna Senior Living offers health authority wage levelled rates

Permanent Part Time : 26 hours / week - Mon, Tues, Wed 0900-1600, Thurs 0900-1400

If you’re passionate about leading a team that is, committed to the Team Member Experience and driven by innovation and growth, then join us!

The Social Worker is a critical role within our communities as it impacts the lives of residents through the strong leadership and motivation of Sienna team members.

As a Social Worker your typical day will impact the following ways :

  • Works in collaboration with other team members, such as Associate Director of Care, Registered Practical Nurses, Registered Nurses, and allied health team members to deliver resident care based on assessed needs
  • Coordinates resident move in, transfer, and move out process to include : facilitation of the application process, tours, introducing the resident / family / SDM to the care community and its operations, assists and supports resident / family / SDM with adjusting to living in long term care
  • Plan, develop, implement, and evaluate individual social work services and / or support groups to meet the identified needs of residents and families.
  • Engage external resources as required to ensure resident social needs are met

  • Act as a support and an advocate for residents’ rights in areas such as independence and control over decision-making, managing and / or maintaining social and family connections, and conflict resolution
  • Follows up on concerns / complaints that arise in the resident home area(s) / neighbourhood(s) to ensure that they are addressed in a timely manner and achieve satisfactory outcomes
  • Supports residents and families during advanced care planning and treatment plan conversations within Social Worker / Social Services Worker scope, including funeral arrangement discussions
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Must haves :

  • Registered Social Services Worker or Social Worker as per provincial requirements
  • Minimum of three years’ experience in healthcare or social services
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required
  • Ability to organize, plan, and delegate responsibilities
  • Ability to collaborate and work in teams
  • All applicants must successfully pass the prescribed Criminal Records Check. Applicable to British Columbia applicants.
  • Bonus points for having :

  • Experience in the field of Gerontology preferred
  • Customer service related experience an asset
  • Act upon your desire to help others and Join Sienna Senior Living as we continue to enhance the lives of those we serve.

    Sienna Senior Living is committed to employment equity, diversity and inclusion in the workplace. In accordance with the Accessible British Columbia Act 2021 and the BC Human Rights Code, upon request, support will be provided for accommodations throughout the recruitment, selection and assessment process.

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