Social Worker II (Mood and Anxiety Program, Outpatients)
Royal Ottawa Health Care Group
Ottawa, ON, Canada
9d ago

Position Description

Notice of union position vacant OPSEU local 479

Position : Social Worker II

Temporary Part-Time (0.50 FTE) Days

Contract End Date : March 31st, 2019

Program : Mood and Anxiety Program, Outpatients

Location : Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre

Duties :

  • Liaise with appropriate residential settings and community resources, regarding client placement.
  • Advocate on behalf of clients and families for appropriate services and resources.
  • Assessment, treatment, and support to families and clients within an interdisciplinary team (individual and group therapy).
  • Complete risk assessment, crisis intervention plans, and clinical needs assessment.
  • Communication of information related to clinical need, risk assessment and clinical strategies with the clinical team.
  • Engage client, family, and significant others in the clinical interventions and risk reduction strategies with the clinical team.
  • Document on patient’s clinical record according to hospital, college, and legislative standards.
  • Maintain work load measurement and data collection (e.g. RAI) as required.
  • Participate and lead in research and program evaluation.
  • Participate in supervision, teaching and education of Social Work students, and support students from health related disciplines.
  • Participation in hospital Social Work and quality improvement requirements.
  • Attend Social Work meetings.
  • Contribute to Clinical peer consultation groups.
  • Keep current of hospital policies and procedures and applicable legislation.
  • Keep up to date regarding professional standards by reviewing current literature, attending educational events, networking with colleagues, etc.
  • Participate in Program and discipline specific committees and task groups.
  • Provide educational presentations to community groups.
  • Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient / client safety practices, policies and procedures of The Royal.
  • Ensure a work environment that is conducive to The Royal’s Harassment-Free Workplace Policy.
  • Position Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Social Work.
  • Three years clinical Social Work experience in a mental health setting.
  • Registration in Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Workers and in good standing.
  • Knowledge of mental health best practices, community services, and crises response.
  • Knowledge of patient and family centred care.
  • Discharge planning experience and knowledge of community resources is essential.
  • Experience in individual, couple, family and group therapy.
  • Knowledge of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.
  • Person-centred approach.
  • Knowledge of Recovery.
  • Knowledge of conflict resolution.
  • Experience with recovery based programs for the seriously mentally ill is an asset.
  • Experience working with Concurrent Disorders population is an asset.
  • Ability to work as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
  • Willingness to work variable hours, evenings and weekends.
  • Valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is preferred.
  • English level A- is mandatory in oral comprehension, expression, reading, and writing. Bilingual (French / English) is considered an asset.
  • Salary : $37.97 to $48.38 hourly

    Program Information

  • All applicants must provide a recent resume that clearly indicate that they meet the required qualifications.
  • Please apply by clicking on the Apply button below. You will be prompted to either create a new account or login to your account.
  • The position will remain open until filled.

  • The Royal sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest in a career with us; however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
  • All new hires will be required to obtain a Police Records Check as a pre-condition of employment.
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