Social Worker

Job Deadline

Monday, August 3, 2020

City

Owen Sound

Province

ON

Organization

The Gap Healthcare

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Position Description

 
 
 
Social Worker
Owen Sound, ON   
Full-time Permanent Position 
Salary: $70.00-$96.76 per visit 
 
Closing the Gap Healthcare (CTG) is proud to be a Canadian owned, award-winning, fully accredited and government (Ministry of Health and Long Term Care) funded organization. We Enrich Lives and Change Tomorrow by providing a wide spectrum of unparalleled quality services in the community.   
 
Our team of service healthcare professionals delivers care to thousands of clients each day enabling people to remain in their homes, attend clinics and to close the gap between their healthcare needs and overall well-being, caring the way we care for our loved ones. The Social Worker holds the knowledge, skills, and attitudes necessary to focus on a familycentered model to provide services to clients in a community setting.   
 
This is a full-time permanent position based at: Unit 4, 733-9 Ave. East, Owen Sound, ON N4K 3E6 
 
The successful Social Worker will have: 
 
• Accountability
• Safety Focused
• Client Service Orientated
• Ability to work within a flexible schedule and adaptable environment
• Physical capabilities to perform the duties of the position.
• Completion of Master’s in Social Work program from a recognized institution in the province of Ontario. 
• Current active registration as a Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers (OCSWSSW).Encourage staff to work with a range of individuals through the provision of support, coaching, encouragement, education and direction 
 
Qualifications:
 
• Completion of a Master’s Degree in Social Work program from a recognized institution in the province of Ontario.
• Current active registration as a Social Worker with the Ontario College of Social Workers (OCSW).
• Valid Ontario driver’s license and the use of a reliable vehicle.
• Clear vulnerable sector screen.
• Acceptable criminal record check with annual offense declaration. 
• Disclosure of accommodation needs.
• Excellent mentorship available. New graduates welcome to apply. 
• Experience of working as a Social Worker with a wide range of clients, in a variety of settings, covering all age groups. As majority of clients in Owen Sound, ON are adults, previous work experience is an asset                                                       
 
The role will require: 
 
• Provides Social services to clients in Owen Sound, ON area  including establishing, monitoring and delivering services to clients in a community setting.
• Promotes client safety by Following the Client Safety Standard and assessing for safety and risk of harm to the client.
• Provides Social services to clients including establishing, monitoring and delivering services to clients in a community setting.
• Promotes client safety by Following the Client Safety Standard and assessing for safety and risk of harm to the client.
• Liaises with care coordinators in Owen Sound, ON  at referring agencies regarding client care.
• Confers with other professionals, service providers and family members/caregivers.
• Maintains records and statistics to a standard appropriate for medico-legal purposes, to professional standards, and as directed.
• Attends and participates in staff meetings and serves on committees as required.
• Efficiently maintains and manages assigned caseload. 
 
CTG offers flexible hours, a comprehensive compensation package, and a positive culture that provides discipline-specific professional support and education, benefits and RRSP plans are provided as well.  
 
Accommodation will be provided in all parts of the recruitment and assessment process as required under the CTG Accessibility policy. If you require accommodation to submit an application, please email to the Human Resource Department or we can be reached at our toll free number 1-(800)-990-6652.  
 
Please visit the career page on our website www.closingthegap.ca to apply for this position or forward your resume to the Human Resource Department We look forward to meeting you!