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Social Worker in Winnipeg at Revera

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Division: Long Term Care

Site: Charleswood Care Centre

Site Address: Charleswood Care Centre,5501 Roblin Blvd.,Winnipeg,MB,R3R 0G8

Employment Type: Full Time Contract

Expiration Date: 25/10/2018

 


The Social Worker maximizes the client/family’s functioning within the context of rehabilitation, maintenance or palliation. The Social Worker enhances the problem solving and coping capacity of individuals and families/caregivers utilizing a variety of interventions.

Key Responsibilities

  • To receive and respond appropriately to inquiries pertaining to Revera Inc. which relate to placement, lifestyle, policies and procedures.
  • To conduct tours of the home with applicants, prospective applicants and/or their advocates.
  • Responsible for carrying out appropriate pre-admission procedures including:
    • Screening of applications
    • Correspondence with applicants to acknowledge receipt of application and to provide information.
    • Pre-admission visits and assessments
    • Communication with placement agencies
    • Other related duties
  • To coordinate new admissions and to accompany new Residents and their families/advocates through the admission process.
  • To promote and facilitate a Resident-oriented environment, acting as a Resident/family advocate, where indicated.
  • To plan, organize and carry out social work programs/services to meet the ongoing psychological needs of the Residents and their families/advocates.
  • To function as a member of the multi-disciplinary team in planning overall Resident care and participate in planning and development of programs/services in response to Resident needs.
  • To facilitate the development and/or functioning of positive Resident groups acting as an advisor, where indicated.
  • To organize and participate in Resident Care Conferences and family conferences as needed.
  • Responsible for organizing regular Family Orientation programs for families/advocates of new and prospective Residents.
  • Responsible for providing educational and consultative services on social work related issues/topics through participation in staff orientation programs, staff development programs and educational seminars for staff, Residents and families/advocates as required.
  • Responsible for documentation and completion of statistical reports related to quality management for use in evaluating departmental performance, identifying current trends in Resident, social and institutional needs and as a basis for setting policy and planning future programs.

 

Qualifications

  • Must be registered under the Social Work and Social Service Work Act, 1998.
  • Graduate of a recognized school of social work with a Bachelor of Social Work degree.
  • Experience in working with Geriatrics.
  • Familiarity with the multi-disciplinary team concept, skill in teamwork and ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary setting.
  • Ability to initiate and direct own departmental activity.
  • Current (within 6 months) Vulnerable Position/Sector Screening (VPS).