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Social Worker - Transitions

Location: Hamilton - Wentworth
Job Code: 12643
Status: FULLTIME

Date Posted: October 10, 2019

We are looking to hire Social Workers to join our Transitions team - this is an exciting opportunity to be at the front-line of health care innovation in Canada.

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are seeking dynamic, passionate Social Workers who want to be part of the transformational change in home and community care by providing care in a truly client-centered approach. You are excited about working in an environment that puts the care team in the driving seat; being part of a self-directed team that offers a high level of professional autonomy and responsibility. You will be part of a diverse care team that will provide services to a roster of clients in the community. You be part of a collaborative team that will conduct joint care planning with a focus on client-centered goals addressing client’s physical, cognitive, social, emotional and spiritual domains, creating a holistic care plan. Each client is assigned a primary care clinician, a member of the interdisciplinary team who will lead care planning for that client and facilitate interdisciplinary team to reach client’s care goals. As part of the SE Transitions team, you will be a part of the team that will be accountable for the care and services you provide and the outcomes your clients achieve.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provision of comprehensive care in an interdisciplinary team
  • Primary contact for a client when designated as the primary care provider/clinician for the client’s interdisciplinary team
  • Provide continuous and comprehensive support to your team in the delivery of care for your client’s
  • Complete a client assessment and develop an interdisciplinary care plan based on best evidence/practices and on client’s unique needs.
  • Lead the care planning process and work with other disciplines to complete and implement interdisciplinary client care plans
  • Facilitate regular interdisciplinary team communication (e.g. huddle, rounds, status updates) when designated as the primary care provider/clinician  
  • Lead discharge and transition care planning discussions during regular integrated team meetings with their front-line staff when designated as the primary care provider/clinician 
  • Facilitate and organize family and caregiver meetings
  • Support the client through care transitions by collaborating and connecting the client with community support services in their local community.
  • Support clients, families and caregivers to develop strong self-care strategies, anticipate and address health issues, as well as optimize their health through effective health promotion strategies

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Registered in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers
  • Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Previous work experience in rehabilitation and/or homecare/community care preferred.
  • Experience in one of the following sectors: home/community care, rehabilitation, hospital is an asset
  • Enthusiasm and love of community rehabilitative care and interest in sharing knowledge
  • Excellent assessment skills and a strong practice background
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable with excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to take initiative and adaptable to rapidly changing demands
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication (oral and written) and critical thinking skills
  • Demonstrated skills working independently and in a team environment
  • Excellent skills in case management and working with/coordinating interdisciplinary care teams
  • Vulnerable sector check (current).
  • A vehicle and valid driver’s license and the ability to travel.

About SE Health  
SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future. As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors lifestyle and family caregiving. Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone. In 2019 we were honored to be recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers. 

Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at hresources@saintelizabeth.com at your earliest convenience.

   

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