Social Worker -North Shore Family Health Team ID: 58475

Deadline Date: 2019/03/26

Location: Schreiber

As an integral member of the North Shore Family Health Team, the Social Worker delivers a wide range of mental health services. These services may include management of mental health issues, education, navigation, case management and advocacy. The social worker will manly service individual adults and groups.

Posting Date:
 Schreiber/Terrace Bay
 415 Scotia St, Schreiber
Start Date:
 37.5 hours/week availability to work two evenings
 as per MOHLTC guidelines
Number of positions:
Days of work:
Responsibilities and job expectations:
-Provide assessment and treatment for patients referred by their health care practitioner or self referred
-Provide social work intervention as part of an interdisciplinary team and support programs across the Family Health Team, such as Memory Clinic or chronic disease programs
-Assist patients and their families in navigating the health care and/or social service system, which may include case management responsibilities
-Provide groups and/or educational sessions in response to specific needs identified by the Family Health Team
-Participate in health promotion activities such as walking groups or health fairs
-Maintain clear, concise and accurate documentation including use of electronic medical records
-Actively participate in ongoing program evaluation and quality improvement
-Provide education to staff and community about mental health and mental illness
-Participate in committee work within the NSFHT and with partnering agencies as needed
-Advocate on behalf of a client or group of clients as needed
Education and Professional Memberships:
-Masters of Social Work BSW with experience will be considered
-Current registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
-Must be in good standing with regulatory body
-Valid professional liability insurance (we can guide you in this process if you currently do not have liability insurance)
Skills/Abilities/Knowledge and Experience
-Experience in a community based or clinical health service organization
-Excellent clinical skills and experience with assessment, treatment and management of mental health problems commonly seen in primary care
-Experience facilitating group programs
-Case management/system navigation skills and a willingness to research community resources
-Ability to function effectively and efficiently both independently an as a member of the team
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Excellent time-management and organizational skills
-Knowledge of electronic medical records (EMR) an asset
 Permanent Position
Salary range:
as per MOHLTC guidelines 
BenefitPkg including pension
4 weeks paid vacation
8 sick days
10 education days
Paid day on your birthday
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
  Submit Cover Letter and Resume to the contact below either by mail or by e-mail.

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Mary Lynn Dingwell
Position Title:
Company Name:
 North Shore Family Health Team
 P.O. Box 760, 415 Scotia St
Postal Code:
 807-824-2952 ext223
Web Address:

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