The West Carleton Family Health Team Seeks Full Time Social

The West Carleton Family Health Team Seeks Full Time Social Worker
We would like you to join our team!
The WCFHN is an innovative primary community health care team providing comprehensive care
using best evidence practices for our patients.
We provide an environment conducive to wellness for patients and staff which promotes mutual
respect, excellence in performance and adherence to the highest professional standards.
Position: Full Time Social Worker
As a member of the WCFH Team, you will use best practices to provide social work assessment and
treatment services for children, adults and families in a community medical centre setting.
 Collaborate with the family physicians, psychologist and psychiatrist to provide appropriate
individualized care
 Work independently and effectively as part of a team
 Provide individual, couple, family and group counselling
 Effectively triage and manage a social work case load
 Maintain up to date knowledge of community resources and services and facilitates referrals as
 Provide timely written documentation in the electronic health record, using professional
 Maintain client, team and organizational confidentiality
 Utilize appropriate clinical supervision
 Promote awareness of other services and programs within WCFHT
 Maintain monthly and quarterly data collection
 Participate in ongoing program evaluation
 Participate in teaching and education of family medicine residents and students of other health
related disciplines
 Participate in staff, team and committee meetings (Mental Health Team) or task groups for
program planning, development and evaluation
 Organize and Provide mental health educational presentations or workshops to staff and to the
patient population
 Participate in the bi-monthly Ottawa and area FHT mental health providers group (FHT social
workers and psychologists)
 Demonstrate excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication and organizational
 Participate in self-directed professional development by attending professional workshops,
conferences etc
 Maintain professional standards and registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and
Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
 Maintain professional liability insurance
 Masters of Social Work
 3-5 years recent experience in clinical social work in a community setting
 Advanced assessment, crisis intervention and counselling skills in mental health, addictions and
health psychology
 Some experience in early childhood, adolescent and family counselling would be an asset
 Knowledge of applicable legislated acts
 Member of the OCSWSSW
 Ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team
 Ability to work a flexible schedule including some evening hours
 Ability to use Electronic medical record
Salary and Benefits Based on Qualifications
References Requested
Please send your resume to [email protected]
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Closing date is Oct 28, 2014!
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We thank all those who apply but only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.