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Social Worker

Position: Social Worker
Employer: Guelph General Hospital
City: Guelph
State/Province: ON
Valid Until: Jun 21, 2023
Guelph General Hospital

At Guelph General Hospital, we are committed to our Mission of Together, a healthier community for everyone. 

Living our values is important here and if you want to join a team that is compassionate, inclusive, respectful, collaborative and inspired, you can see more details about the position currently available below. 

Current Rate of Pay: Min $43.81 - Max  $ 54.76

Current Shifts: Days, Evenings, Weekends-8 and 12 hour shifts 

Position Summary:

The Social Worker is an integral member of an interdisciplinary team and provides a range of services to patients and their families, including mental health and psychosocial assessments, brief solution orientated counselling, discharge planning and linkage to community resources.

In accordance with the standards of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers and the mission, vision, values and policies of GGH, Social Workers provides high quality, safe, effective and evidence-based care in partnership with the patient and family.

In this role, you will:

  • Have ongoing opportunities to learn and grow with a generous professional development program via our education assistance fund and in-house development programs
  • Have access to an amazing total rewards package which includes competitive pay, health and dental benefits, Short and long term disability and the Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) where we match your contributions by 126%
  • Be a part of an organization committed to the well-being of our workforce
  • Support the Guelph Wellington Ontario Health Team’s commitment to anti-racism and anti-oppression through our actions
  • Be a part of a team of high performing health care professionals

Guelph is the perfect location for health care professionals seeking to make the most of life’s experiences. From our expansive trails and waterways to internationally recognized arts and cultural events, to diverse restaurants and craft breweries, the Royal City has something for everyone 

  • It’s one of Ontario's most robust and growing economies
  • You will have access to excellent schools which include a university and college
  • There are multiple centres of faith reflected in the community

Qualifications, Experience, Skills and Abilities:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (MSW)
  • Current membership with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Demonstrated knowledge of available community resources
  • Excellent working knowledge of Consent and Capacity Legislation, Social Work Code of Ethics, Mental Health Legislation and the Heath Care Consent Act
  • Demonstrated excellent knowledge base in discharge planning
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple complex cases
  • Highly developed program planning and time management skills
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem solving abilities
  • Well-developed skill in risk assessment, establishing safety plans, providing brief supportive counseling and mediation
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and in a self-directed manner as well as collaboratively within a team in a fast-paced and ever-changing environment
  • Demonstrated commitment to excellent customer service when interacting with patients, families, colleagues and physicians

Come and join our team if you are looking for an exciting opportunity where you will be support and empowered. 

All positions at GGH contribute to ensuring there is a safe environment for patients, staff and visitors. GGH is committed to fostering a safe and healthy work environment which provides equal opportunities to people with disabilities. In pursuit of GGH’s vision of together, a healthier community for everyone, all employees are responsible for practicing the values of being compassionate, inclusive, respectful, collaborative, and inspired to provide the highest quality care and experience for patients and their families.