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Job Number:  49531
Social Worker
Job Posted: Friday, 9 November 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 9 December 2018
(in 24 days)
Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Scarborough Salary: (not entered)

GAIN is a network of 12 hospitals and community based health professional teams providing comprehensive assessment and creating care plans with seniors and families to optimize function and independence and keep older people living at home. Currently we would like to invite applications for the post of Social Worker for the Geriatric Assessment & Intervention Network (GAIN) Clinic.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide psycho-social assessment, diagnosis and therapeutic intervention to patients so as to assist them to achieve optimum social functioning and psychological well-being
  • Provide counselling services with particular regard to individual and family issues and decisions that impact health of patients
  • Plan, coordinate and deliver chronic disease management program and health promotion program
  • Collaborate with primary care providers and other services in implementation of the care plans
  • Actively participate in team meetings, liaise with community based providers, advocate on behalf of clients and their families and participate in inter-professional conferences

Job Requirements:

  • Master of Social Work
  • Current registration with Ontario College of Social Workers
  • Minimum 5 years clinical case management experience in working as part of multi-disciplinary team
  • Ability to interpret social, emotional and behavioral problems as related to medical condition and develop appropriate treatment plan
  • Superb organizational skills and sound judgment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent computer skills and familiar with EMR
  • Current professional liability insurance coverage
  • Valid driver license and access to own vehicle for home visits
  • Current vulnerable sector check (within one year)

We are committed to an environment that is barrier free. If you require accommodation during the hiring process, please inform us in advance to arrange a reasonable and appropriate accommodation.

 

While we thank all candidates for their interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested and qualified applicants are invited to submit applications and resumes to the Hiring Committee via email
Contact Details:
Carefirst Seniors & Community Services Association
300 Silver Star Blvd
Scarborough, ON, M1V 0G2

Tel: 4168476004
Fax: 4165022382
E-mail:
www:   www.carefirstontario.ca


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