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Social Worker (BSW), Urgent Primary and Community Care Centre (UPCC)

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 21, 2020
Type Full Time
Company Interior Health Authority
Salary $30.75 - $38.33 - Per Hour
Location Castlegar, BC
Category Medical / Health
Client Interior Health Authority
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Social Worker (BSW), Urgent Primary and Community Care Centre (UPCC)

Competition #: 01377690
Employee Type: CASUAL
Bargaining Unit: BCGEU
Hourly Wage: $30.75 – $38.33
Close Date: APRIL 30, 2020*


Position Summary
Castlegar B.C. has an exciting opportunity for Casual Social Workers to join their team at the new Urgent Primary & Community Care Centre. The new urgent and primary care centre team in Castlegar will include general practitioners, registered nurses, social workers, physiotherapists and medical office assistants. The team will provide comprehensive primary care services, including on evenings and weekends. If you want to be a part of a fast-paced inter-disciplinary team, apply today!

In this role, you will provide comprehensive assessment, care planning and treatment coordination for designated clients and their families. Working collaboratively with other health care providers and the multidisciplinary team, you will provide direct psychosocial care, counseling, system navigation and advocacy, education and linkage to relevant specialized complex care resources while facilitating client self-management. As the Social Worker you will be responsible for providing and developing social work services to maintain or improve the health and social well-being and functioning of the identified population.

Hours of work are rotating days from 08:00 to 20:00.

Casual Social Workers are not guaranteed weekly hours and can work from 0-37.5 hours per week.

The town of Castlegar is located in the scenic Columbia Valley where the Kootenay and Columbia Rivers meet. Situated in the Rockies Region of British Columbia between Vancouver and Calgary, it is a hub for commercial activity in the area. The amicable climate and breathtaking scenery of Castlegar contribute to an enjoyable lifestyle with unlimited recreational activities year round. Just a short distance from the town are championship golf courses, two world-class alpine ski resorts and groomed cross-country ski trails. Residents in this growing community are also able to enjoy fishing, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking and camping.

Excellent benefits! Opportunity to maximize your skills! An organization where you have room to grow in a place where life outside of work is just as important to us as it is to you. Apply today!

Education, Training and Experience:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university.
Two years recent related experience in a healthcare setting working with medically complex clients with concurrent disorders, or a combination of education, training and experience.
Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers.
Current valid BC driver’s license.

**Please Note**
• We invite applicants to self-identify as First Nation, Métis or Inuit within cover letters and/or resumes.
Interior Health now offers assistance from an Aboriginal Employment Advisor. If you self-identify as Aboriginal (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) and if you would like assistance with the application process, job readiness, interview readiness or tips for resume and cover letter writing, send your question via email to to be redirected to the Employment Advisor.

* All postings with a closing date specified close at 11:59 pm PTih

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