Social Worker II - [FIH568]

Social Worker II - [FIH568]

17 Nov
Alberta Health Services

17 Nov

Alberta Health Services


Your Opportunity:

We are seeking a patient focused, empathetic and motivated Social Worker II to join our team in the 8 bed Medically Supported Detox Program at the Chinook Regional Hospital in Lethbridge, Alberta. The Social Worker will be responsible for providing holistic support and networking for individuals as they move through their recovery journey. The position will support the care planning and treatment for individuals by providing direct clinical addiction and mental health support. The Social Worker will also assist by providing information on community connections and supports as they transition out of the Medically Supported Detox Program. This community-based position will require some evening and weekend work.


As a Social Worker II, you will be a member of an inter-disciplinary team and provides a range of social work services to patients and their families. Your services may include: psychosocial assessment, resource-based interventions, individual, group and family treatment, risk screening, counselling, case management and coordination, transition or discharge planning, and prevention, promotion and public awareness activities.

Classification: Social Worker II

Union: HSAA Facility PROF/TECH

Department: Chinook Reg Hosp Medical Detox

Primary Location: Chinook Regional Hospital

Multi-Site: Not Applicable

FTE: 0.80

Posting End Date: 24-NOV-2021

Temporary Employee Class: Temporary Part Time

Date Available: 06-DEC-2021

Temporary End Date: 31-MAY-2022

Hours per Shift: 7.75

Length of Shift in weeks: 4

Shifts per cycle: 16

Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends

Days Off: As Per Rotation

Minimum Salary: $36.96

Maximum Salary: $49.15

Vehicle Requirement: Not Applicable

Required Qualifications:

Completion of bachelor's degree in Social Work. Active or eligible for registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Minimum 1 year experience as a social worker in community practice

Preferred Qualifications:

Experience in a detoxification program would be an asset. Authorization to perform restricted psychosocial activities would be an asset

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