Social Worker II (PT) - The Royal Ottawa Health Care Group

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Social Worker II (PT)

Brockville
  • City City: Brockville
  • Rate of Pay Rate of Pay: Hourly
  • Positions Available Positions Available: 3
  • Type Type: Part Time
  • Duration Duration: Permanent
  • Avg. Hours/Week Avg. Hours/Week: 20
  • Education Education: University

The Royal is currently seeking Social Workers. The Social Worker will possess sound knowledge of clinical social work in the area of mental health and addiction issues.

Responsibilities include the provision of professional social work services and interventions, including individual, family and group therapy and interventions, psychosocial assessments, risk assessments and management, crisis intervention and discharge planning, to clients with severe and persistent mental illness. In doing so the Social Worker will develop and implement creative treatment, recovery and therapy plans, and support services and programs responsive to clients’ needs.

Qualifications:

  • Masters of Social Work from an accredited university.
  • Member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a mental health setting.
  • Strong client and family centered approach.
  • Understanding of recovery-based treatment and programs of clients with severe and persistent mental illness.
  • Experience in individual, family, and group therapy/intervention, crisis intervention, psychosocial assessment, risk assessment and management, discharge planning and liaising with community service providers is an asset.
  • Knowledge, skills and training in concurrent disorders and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) are preferred.
  • Knowledge of community resources, Mental Health Court, Ontario Review Board and applicable legislated acts (MHA, PHIPA, The Health Care Consent Act, etc.).
  • Valid driver’s license may be required.
  • Willingness to work variable hours, evenings and weekends if required.
  • English level A- is mandatory in oral expression, oral comprehension, reading and writing. Bilingualism (French/English) is an asset.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.


Thank you so much for your interest in working with us at The Royal. At The Royal, we strive to be an equitable and inclusive employer. Our commitment to equity is grounded in an institution-wide commitment to achieving a working, teaching, and learning environment that is free of discrimination and harassment. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply to our positions.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please inform us if you require accommodations during the recruitment process.

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ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Royal is one of Canada’s foremost mental health care, teaching and research hospitals. Our mandate is simple: to help more people living with mental illness and addiction into recovery faster.