Integrated Social Worker

Full Time 35 hours a week

Kitsumkalum is seeking an ambitious person for the Integrated Social Worker position. The Integrated Social Worker is primarily responsible for supporting, developing and maintaining a range of family care and support.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work or Social Work Certificate from an approved school plus one (1) year recent related clinical social work experience in a healthcare
  • Basic First Aid
  • Updated Criminal Record

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • First Nations Culture and traditions
  • Provides clinical counseling services to patients and families and identified problems, personal concerns and treatment objectives; consults and collaborates with the interdisciplinary teams regarding patient care issues, resources and the discharge planning
  • Monitor clients, document provide verbal and written reports on observations
  • Prepare and submit monthly/yearly reports and other paperwork in a timely manner
  • Liaise and coordinate services with mental health, addictions, and other medical professionals and act as an advocate for clients
  • Plan, promote, and participate in home visits, case conference, workshops, and community events. to increase outreach and awareness in our communities
  • Knowledge of resources available to Aboriginal clients and knowledge of the referral process for other agencies
  • Knowledge of First Nation Health Authority Patient Travel Policy and Procedure
  • Knowledge and experience in providing culturally safe and competent care, specifically pertaining to Aboriginal
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Office suite (MS Word, Excel)

Working/Special Conditions

  • May be required to work evenings and weekends
  • Exposure to regular travel to semi remote community and winter road conditions
  • Use of own vehicle with business insurance is required
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 driver’s licence

In accordance with Section 41 of the BC Human Rights Code and Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms, preference will be given to qualified candidates with Aboriginal Ancestry.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to Kitsumkalum Health at the email provided on the pdf download: