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Social Worker II - Long Term Care

Psych/Counselling/Social Work
Alberta Health Services
ALB00083430 Requisition #
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Your Opportunity:

As one of our Social Worker team you will provide services (in close collaboration with acute care and community organizations) in Long Term Care. This position provides a range of Social Work services to patients and their families in the long term care setting. These services are primarily clinical in nature and require expertise in financial and resource management, psychosocial assessments, counseling, case management and discharge planning. This also involves consultation and collaboration with medical staff and community agencies. This position requires the ability to work independently with occasional review, consultation and evaluation from a Manager or Coordinator and the ability to work as part of an inter-disciplinary team. In addition to a competitive rate of pay, AHS currently has a Remote Retention Allowance in place to an annual maximum of $3,000. This allowance is non-pensionable and is payable on an hourly basis for all hours paid at the basic rate of pay.


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: NZ GDPR CHC Social Work
  • Primary Location: Valleyview Health Centre
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.40
  • Posting End Date: 08-MAR-2019
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 18-MAR-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 31-DEC-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 2
  • Shifts per cycle: 4
  • Shift Pattern: Days
  • Days Off: Saturday/Sunday
  • 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:

Completion of a recognized Bachelor of Social Work degree required. Registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) required. Current BCLS-HCP certification required. Minimum of two years’ experience in clinical area of medical social work required, and specific experience in the home care environment is essential. Excellent communication skills, written and verbal. Ability to establish positive working relationships with a wide variety of patients and families. Ability to organize and set priorities. Considerable initiative and judgment required. Experience working on an inter-disciplinary team required. Good computer skills is required. Advanced knowledge of and experience with accessing and navigating a variety of community resources to support in the management of clients with complex needs.

Preferred Qualifications:

Meditech and Care Manager training is preferred.

Please note:

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


Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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