Social Worker - Evergreen

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Social Worker

Evergreen | White Rock | Part-Time 

About You

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. Your experience in long-term care environments equips you with valuable insights and your innovative approach to gerontological services reflects your progressive mindset.

Must Haves

  • Bachelor's degree in social work

  • Eligibility for registration or registered in good standing with the BCCSW

  • Preferred MSW (Master of Social Work)

  • Experience in long term care

About The Role

This is a three-day a week, part time position that reports to the administrator.

  • Assume multifaceted responsibilities, including team and program leadership and health and safety oversight.

  • Model the Wellness Model of Care and inspire the team to follow it.

  • Lead resident care conferences and facilitate end-of-service planning.

  • Provide crisis intervention and debriefing for residents, loved ones, and team members.

  • Offer adjustment counselling, assess eligibility for financial or material assistance, and collaborate on service plans.

  • Lead support groups, advocate for legislative programs, and revise policies as needed.

  • Build relationships with residents, team members, and external agencies.

  • Manage bed matching and continuous quality improvement.

  • Maintain a private pay waitlist.

  • Prioritize health and safety by identifying and rectifying unsafe situations.

  • Contribute to a culture of health and safety.

  • Address the psychosocial needs of residence members and foster a supportive environment for their well-being.

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 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 careers.evergreen@baptisthousing.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.