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Psych/Counselling/Social Work
ALB00230432 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

As an experienced and skilled mental health professional, the Social Worker II as a member of the Intensive Community Transition TeamCity Support [ICTT] team, providing assertive, community-based, recovery oriented assessment, treatment, support, follow-up and case management primarily to inner city homeless individuals and individuals transitioning from the correction centers in the Edmonton zone experiencing addiction, and/or mental health concerns. The ICTT Team is a transformed, integrated, and recovery-oriented treatment team. Services are most often delivered in Edmonton's inner city in partnership and collaboration with inner city shelters, centers, agencies, and programs.


As a Social Worker II, you will be a member of an inter-disciplinary team and provides a range of social work services to patients and their families. Your services may include: psychosocial assessment, resource-based interventions, individual, group and family treatment, risk screening, counselling, case management and coordination, transition or discharge planning, and prevention, promotion and public awareness activities.

  • Classification: Social Worker II
  • Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH
  • Department: Intensive Trans Team Outreach
  • Primary Location: Edmonton Mental Health Clinic
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.80
  • Posting End Date: 22-SEP-2021
  • Employee Class: Regular Part Time
  • Date Available: 02-OCT-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 48
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.96
  • Maximum Salary: $49.15
  • Vehicle Requirement: Driver's License, Vehicle Required
Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor's degree in Social Work. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Applicants for this position will be a Registered Social Worker and registered with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW). Experience providing pro-active engagement of difficult to engage clients and effectively collaborating with a wide variety of care providers, agencies and stakeholders are required. Critical thinking skills, advanced knowledge of mental illnesses, and evidence based/evidence informed treatment (including risk assessment, crisis management, concurrent disorders treatment, harm-reduction), working knowledge and experience of the identification and management of complex addiction, mental illness, and chronic disease are required. Experience working with homeless populations and knowledge of Edmonton inner-city/correction centers resources are essential.

Preferred Qualifications:

5+ years of work experience in mental health and/or addictions as SWII or III. 2-3 years of work experience with homeless and/or corrections individuals is preferred. Basic Cardiac Life Support- Healthcare Provider (BCLS-HCP). An excellent attendance record and personal suitability must be demonstrated through your employment record and references. Required to provide a vehicle for business use, along with acceptable driver's abstract and proof of business.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Hiring Requirements:

The following must be provided prior to your first day of work:

Security Screening: Satisfactory criminal record check and/or Vulnerable Sector Search. Additionally, all employees have an ongoing duty to disclose any charges or convictions that may occur during their employment with AHS.

COVID-19 Immunization: Proof of full immunization against COVID-19. Full immunization status is achieved when 14 days have passed after the second dose of a two-dose vaccine, or the first dose of a single-dose vaccine. See our Frequently Asked Questions for additional information.

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