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Job Title:
Social Worker FT Intake (0.7 FTE)

Posted Date:
2/7/2019
Closing Date:
2/19/2019
Education Level:
University Degree

Job Description

SOCIAL WORKER (REFERRAL FACILITATOR)

Bargaining Unit: OPSEU
Status: Full Time (0.7 FTE)

Department: Intake
Site: St. Joseph's Health Centre
Shifts: Days


The Social Worker (Referral Facilitator) will work within a multi-agency collaborative model and work closely with other referral facilitators and members of the inter-professional teams within the Northwest Access Point collaborative. The Referral Facilitator is responsible for the screening and triaging of referrals to programs and services. This includes verifying information as needed with clients and referral sources and entering information into the electronic database. Concept of superior customer service for both client and referral source is most important in performing this job.


Qualifications:

- Bachelor of Social Work Degree and current registration with the OCSWSSW
- Knowledge and experience with referral processes, triage, and system navigation, assessing and treating individuals with serious and persistent mental illness, chronic pain, and/or addictions
- Demonstrated bio-psycho-social-spiritual assessment skills
- Knowledge of health and social programs and services available within the Northwest Access Point, as well as other related or similar programs and services available in the community
- Ability to work closely with others including other referral facilitators and inter-professional teams
- Demonstrated experience with technology, documentation in electronic medical records and working with electronic databases
- Knowledge of a range of theoretical perspectives, psychosocial rehabilitation principles, chronic disease self-management, and holistic wellness approaches
- Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal skills, judgment, critical thinking skills, problem-solving and time management skills
- Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation (i.e., Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act, PHIPA)
- Demonstrated regular attendance at work


St. Joseph's Care Group is committed to providing high quality client-centred care by building a respectful and inclusive workforce that reflects the diverse population it serves. Individuals who speak a second language including French, Finnish, Italian, Ojibway, Cree, Oji-Cree, etc. are encouraged to apply.

Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout the selection process.

We thank you for your interest; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.