Social Worker - The Heights
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, knowledge of gerontology, and your experience in long-term care make you a trusted and compassionate advocate for residents and their families. You have a Bachelor's Degree or Masters Degree in Social Work and are registered and in good standing with BCCSW.
Bachelor's degree in Social Work, eligible for BC registration
Experience in a long term care environment
Experience in gerontology within a health care environment is preferred
About The Role
You’ll be a key leader in our community, responsible for both team and program leadership. 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 and stay updated on legislative programs and advancements in complex care. You'll also collaborate with the full-time social worker to coordinate admissions, transfers, and discharges. 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.
Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to almost 2700 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.
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. Compensation is based on the HSP master collective agreement.
Bachelors: $35.52 - $48.88
Masters: $41.04 - $51.27
How To Apply
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