Social Worker Masters

Competition #

5724 

Job Title

Social Worker Masters 

Department

Regional Bariatric Program 

Status

Permanent 

Work Type

Full-time 

Affiliation

ONA Paramedical 

Shift Assignment

Days 

Bilingualism Required

Yes 

Police Check Requirement

Vulnerable Sector Check 

Site

Sudbury Outpatient Centre- ONA Paramedical 

Salary Information

43.37 to 55.25

Application Closing Date

Posted Until Filled

 

Education and Training:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work required.
  • Current registration in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
  • Ministry of Labour “Worker Health and Safety Awareness in 4 Steps” training certificate is required.

 

Experience:

 

  • Recent and relevant experience (minimum 3 years) in the field of Chronic Disease with preference for bariatric experience.
  • Competencies in assessment, treatment and counseling of patients with chronic disease.
  • Experience in community-based, out-patient program or regional program preferred.

 

Knowledge/ Skills/Ability:

  • Proven knowledge and understanding of best practices as it relates to obesity and associated co-morbidities.
  • Proven in-depth knowledge of psychological factors affecting patients with obesity and in-depth understanding of the psychosocial, physical and functional problems endemic to obesity.
  • Knowledge of DSM-IV and psychosocial issues affecting seriously mentally ill clients and those with addictions.
  • Proven knowledge of the Consent to Treatment Act, Substitute Decisions Act, Consent and Capacity Board and Powers of Attorney.
  • Skills in a range of individual, family and group therapies as well as experiential therapies.
  • Proven ability to foster and improve relationships between professionals, programs and agencies.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, computer skills and experience with information technology (video conferencing) for consultation, assessment and training purposes.
  • Experience in group presentations and teaching, and community mental health service delivery preferred.
  • Proven leadership, problem solving and organizational skills; personal suitability for working independently with an interdisciplinary team.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to prioritize workload is essential.

 

Personal Suitability:

  • Demonstrated positive work record and good attendance record.
  • Valid driver’s license and must be able to provide own transportation.
  • Criminal Reference Check is required.

 

Selection Process:  Candidates will be selected for this position on the basis of their skill, ability, experience and qualifications as identified in the resume and completed Application Form submitted. The Hospital reserves the right to conduct a formal interview where required.
 

HSN THANKS ALL APPLICANTS.
ONLY THOSE SELECTED FOR INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONTACTED.
WE WILL NOT ACCEPT APPLICATIONS AFTER THE CLOSING DATE AND TIME.

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