You’re a beacon of positivity and compassion, bringing a vibrant sense of humor that uplifts both team members and residents alike. Your dedication to infusing joy into the workplace contributes to a harmonious atmosphere. Your strong communications skills allow you to convey important information and thoughts through eloquent writing and compelling speech. Navigating intricate negotiations is second nature to you, executed with unwavering confidence. Your authenticity shines through, as you approach everyone, be it community residents, team members, or others, with genuine empathy and deep understanding. You uphold the principles of good faith, fostering strong relationships with stakeholders. Acting in the best interests of Baptist Housing is your guiding principle, ensuring ethical decision-making. Your commitment to personal and professional growth is unwavering, continuously honing your competencies. With a bachelor’s degree in social work and eligibility for BC registration, complemented by a preferred MSW, you come with the necessary educational foundation. Your experience in long-term care environments equips you with valuable insights and your innovative approach to gerontological services reflects your progressive mindset.
About The Role
You’ll assume multifaceted responsibilities encompassing both team and program leadership, as well as a vital role in health and safety oversight. You will adeptly model the Wellness Model of Care, inspiring your team to follow suit. Leading resident care conferences and facilitating end-of-service planning, when necessary, you will also provide crucial crisis intervention and debriefing for residents, their loved ones, and team members. In the realm of program leadership, you will offer adjustment counselling, assess eligibility for financial or material assistance, and collaborate with the care team for personalized service plans. Your role extends to resourcefully leading support groups, advocating for legislative programs, and revising policies when needed. You will foster invaluable relationships with residents, team members, and external agencies. Bed matching and continuous quality improvement initiatives fall under your purview, along with maintaining a private pay waitlist. Prioritizing health and safety, you will identify and rectify unsafe situations, ensuring the adoption of secure work practices. Your contribution to building a culture of health and safety will be instrumental. Your comprehensive role will be integral to addressing the psychosocial needs of residence members, ensuring their well-being, and fostering a supportive environment. This three-day a week, part time position reports to the administrator.
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 put the wellness of our residents first in a person-centred approach.. 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, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship of Evangelical Baptist Churches Pacific.
Your Work Location
The seaside city of White Rock. Our Evergreen community is located at 1550 Oxford Street.
What You Receive
A competitive salary with vacation entitlement set at 4 weeks, prorated by the FTE. You'll also benefit from employer-paid benefits and a 7% RRSP matching plan after three months of employment.
How To Apply
Please send a resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org 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. 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.