Social Worker

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Social Worker

The Heights | Victoria | Part Time Temporary

About You

You have a heartwarming sense of humour that radiates positivity throughout the workplace. With an unwavering commitment to fostering a fun and enjoyable atmosphere, you bring a touch of joy to the lives of residents, team members, and everyone you encounter. Your excellent communication skills, both written and oral, coupled with your natural negotiating ability, allow you to navigate even the most complex situations with grace and empathy. Your dedication to service and your extensive experience in long-term care make you a trusted and compassionate advocate for residents and their families. Equipped with a bachelor's degree or master's degree in social work and eligibility for BC registration, your knowledge and expertise in gerontological service provision are truly invaluable.  

About The Role

You’ll be a key leader in our community, responsible for both team and program leadership. You’ll play a vital role in developing and implementing a team member assistance program to support team members' well-being. As a strong advocate for the Wellness Model of Care, you’ll facilitate resident care conferences and offer crisis intervention and debriefing to residents, team members, and significant others when needed. Additionally, you will provide adjustment counselling and determine eligibility for financial or material assistance for residents and their families. You’ll collaborate with healthcare professionals in care planning, facilitate support groups and family/resident councils, and stay updated on legislative programs and advancements in complex care. Your dedication to continuous improvement is evident as you’ll review and revise policies, collect statistical data, and integrate evidence-based research. You’ll also foster professional relationships and communication within the community, promoting a culture of health and safety. This is a part-time temporary position of approximately 25 hours per week that reports to the administrator.  

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2000 seniors in British Columbia. We provide Long-Term Care, Assisted Living, Supportive Housing, Home Support and Adult Day Programs in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first. We live out a Servant Leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, just not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.   

Your Work Location

Victoria ranks among the top twenty world cities for quality of life. While you serve all six of our Victoria seniors’ communities, your work location will be The Heights at Mount View, a seven-story, 260-suite long-term care community in Saanich.  

What You Receive

Compensation that is wage leveled to the HSA grid, in addition to serving alongside a supportive and collaborative team.

How To Apply

Please provide a resume and cover letter to with “Social Worker” in the subject line. In your cover letter, please explain why you believe you are the right person to work in this role. We welcome your questions about this opportunity at the same email address. If selected, you would consent to a criminal record check (CRC) for working with vulnerable adults and provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination as a condition of employment. While we thank you for your application, we will contact only those candidates who have been shortlisted for an interview. We will continue to accept applications until the best candidate is selected. We appreciate your interest in working with Baptist Housing.