Social Worker (PV2287)

Job No: PV2287
Location: Surrey

Social Worker - Laurel Place

Pro Vita is looking for Social Worker with a passion for the elderly to join our team to support our residents in Long Term Care in Surrey

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Company Name: Pro Vita Care Management 
Job Title:  Social Worker (NOC 41300)
Location of Work: 9688 137A Street, Surrey, V3T 4H9
Term of Employment: Casual
Shift(s) Days vary, 9:00am - 6:00pm

$34.73 /hour

Social Worker Must Haves: 

  • Graduation from a Bachelors of Social Work Program.
  • Holds a registration with the BC Association of Social Workers
  • Satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccinations. 
  • Passes and complies with Ministry of Justice Criminal Record Check upon hire and every 5 years thereafter.
  • Ability to effectively communicate in English both verbal and written. 

Social Worker Nice to Haves: 

  • 2 years experience in a social worker capacity. 
  • Gerontological/ Senior's care environment experience. 
  • Maintains First Aide and CPR "A" certification.
  • Proven experience working unsupervised and providing direct supervision. 

Social Worker Responsibilities:

  • Interviews prospective residents and their families to determine care needs and provide appropriate counselling to ensure a smooth transition.
  • Liaises with outside agencies and health authority to facilitate the planning and scheduling of resident admissions, discharges and transfers.
  • Plans, schedules and facilitates resident admissions, transfers and discharges to maximize occupancy and resident/family satisfaction.
  • Provides counselling and support to residents and families experiencing transitional distress.
  • Plans, develops, organizes, and facilitates resident/family supports, through contact with community health agencies, support organizations and establishment of Resident/Family Council.
  • Participates in care conferences and multidisciplinary team meetings.
  • Maintains appropriate clinical records, statistics and resident health documentation.
  • In collaboration with the care manager, provides guidance to staff by promoting new social work initiatives; developing, interpreting and implementing related policies & procedures, and providing in-service education.
  • Develops, implements, monitors, and evaluates social work service programs, policies & procedures and continuous quality improvement initiatives.
  • As a member of the site leadership team, participates in discussions and decision-making related to health & safety, resident care, financial and human resource management and general operations. 

If you are a kind, caring individual who enjoys connecting with and making a difference in the lives of elders – Apply Today!

*Please note that Healthcare wages are being adjusted and topped up by the government currently, February 2023. 

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