Permanent Full Time and Casual
Various Locations throughout Northern Health
In accordance with Northern Health’s vision of an idealized system of services built on a foundation of Primary Care where people and their families receive primary care services in Primary Care Homes supported by interprofessional teams; the Primary Care Social Worker functions as a member of the interprofessional team and applies best practice to provide comprehensive assessment, care planning and intervention for people and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the interprofessional team, the Social Worker provides direct psychosocial care, counselling and group work, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized or community resources while facilitating client self-management.
To be successful in this position you will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university, two years recent related experience in a healthcare, or a combination of related education, training and experience, current registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers and a current valid BC driver’s license
Check out what else you can expect by choosing Northern Health!
• Generous relocation packages for difficult to fill positions
• Northern living allowance in rural communities
• Great benefit packages and pension
• Unmatched work-life balance
• Affordable housing prices in most of our communities
• Four season, endless outdoor adventure
“The area that we live in is beautiful, we are surrounded by a caring community, where neighbours look out for each other, and care about “how are you doing” Heather – Support Services Manager – Smithers.
“Northern Health is really supportive of all of their staff and there are lots of training opportunities. My coworkers are a great bunch to work with.” – Sandie – Executive Assistant
To apply, check out our website at http://expectmore.northernhealth.ca