Job title: 045 | Social Worker – Community Wellness

Company: Winnipeg Regional Health Authority

Job description: Date: June 26, 2024
Position: Social Worker – Community Wellness
Status: Full Time, FTE 1.0, Permanent
Hours of Work*: *Monday – Friday: 8:45AM – 5:00PM
Department: Community Services
Job Posting No.: #2024-045
Reports to: Program Manager – Community Wellness
Closing Date: July 10, 2024, at 4:00 pm
Union: MAHCP
Salary: $34.882 – $45.462/hourly
*These hours are dependent on the operational requirements of the organization
*Mount Carmel Clinic operates out of multiple locations; you may be required to work in other areas
*THIS IS A DESIGNATED INDIGENOUS COMPETITION, OPEN TO INDIGENOUS APPLICANTSMount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. Applicants are required to self-declare, and those selected for an interview may be asked interview questions that relate to the designation. This process will apply both to internal and external candidates.Position SummaryWorking as a member of the interdisciplinary Community Wellness team, the Social Worker provides a diverse range of client care to ensure client engagement and to reduce or remove barriers. This care includes extended community outreach, health education, case management, treatment support, counseling, group facilitation, community programming, and advocacy for clients with acute and complex care needs. The Social Worker provides this care to individuals while promoting wellness, disease prevention, and chronic disease management and adopting a long-term approach to client care consistent with the philosophy of harm-reduction.QualificationsMust have a demonstrated understanding and grounding in Indigenous ways of knowing, doing, and being along with their application to social work practice. Connection to the community along with experience and comfort with Indigenous ceremony is considered essential. Familiarity with Indigenous customs and protocols will also be a necessity. These elements will serve the purpose of helping facilitate reconnection to culture as part of individual healing journeys for those seeking it.Education
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or a Combination of Education related to Social Services – BSW preferred
Must be registered and in good standing with the Manitoba College of Social WorkersSkills, Expertise, and Experience
A minimum of five (5) years of experience working as a Social Worker
A minimum of three (3) years of experience working in the areas of addictions, mental health, crisis intervention, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
The Social Worker will be responsible for presenting information in group settings and facilitating sharing circles to promote discussions on health and wellness.Critical Skills
Proven knowledge and ability in relationship-building, critical thinking, facilitation, decision-making, problem-solving, and conflict-resolution skillsFocus on Results
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomesAlignment with Organizational Values
Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission, and valuesIndigenous Understanding
Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and familiesInterdisciplinary Team, Collaboration
Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity, and cultural awarenessMCC Philosophies
Strong knowledge, commitment, and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed, and community development principles in all aspects of the workCommunication
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systemsAssets
· Additional Languages
· Experience in an inner-city community setting,
· Knowledge and Experience working with Students and/or Volunteers
· Links/Relationships with Community Resources
· Experience working with service-specific computer programs such as EMR, eChart, and AccuroAll positions are subject to Criminal Record, Adult, and Child Abuse Registry checks. However, a previous criminal record does not automatically disqualify candidates. We are open to discussing your respective circumstances. Applicants may undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill, and ability required for the position.Please submit your application here:This link can also be found under Employment Opportunities on our website:We thank all applicants; however, we will only contact candidates who are selected & apply via link for the interview.

Location: Winnipeg, MB

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