Social Work Casual

Oakville East, ONTARIO | 11 months
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Job Summary

Job Description

Halton Healthcare Services Posting #: 2017-813211

Non Union

Position: Social Worker

Department: Social Work and Patient Flow

Status: Casual

Hours: Monday to Friday

Site: all sites


As part of a multi-discipline team, the incumbent will provide clinical social work services to inpatients in medicine, surgery, ICU, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Inpatient Mental Health and maternity.

-Be a member of a multidisciplinary team, providing clinical social work services to medicine, surgery, ICU, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Adult Inpatient Mental Health, and the maternal care unit.

-Conduct comprehensive social work and psychosocial assessments on inpatients, using a variety of modalities and in accordance with professional standards, clinical policies and practices.

-Alone or in collaboration with other team members, provide selected therapeutic interventions to patients and families, supportive counseling and education, group interventions, case management, resource co-ordination, community outreach and advocacy.

-In collaboration with professional colleagues on the unit, promote high standards of ethical clinical care.

-Participate in team conferences, educational/interdisciplinary rounds, and educational rounds.

-Participate on hospital committees as needed.

-Liaison with Public Guardian and Trustee as needed.

-Active liaison with community partners, including initiatives to improve collaborations, develop new resources

-Other duties as assigned.


Halton Healthcare is seeking individuals who are competent in their chosen profession; patient/customer focused; team players; effective communicators; caring and respectful and are fiscally responsible.

  • Master of Social Work required
  • Must be a member of the respective college
  • Previous Relevant Experience Required
  •  Experience providing scope of practice social work to inpatients on medical, surgical, ICU, psychiatry (both child and adolescent and adult mental health), and Maternal Child.
  • Previous child welfare experience preferred.
  • CBT and Brief Solution Focused therapy experience preferred.
  • Strong knowledge of community resources and demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and effectively with community partners.
  • Familiarity with Mental Health Act, Consent to Treatment Act, Substitute Decisions Act, and Healthcare Consent Act.
  • Demonstrated ability to maintain an evidence-based practice approach.
  • Demonstrated psychiatric assessment, counseling, and case coordination skills.
  • Demonstrated excellence in interview skills and ability to provide comprehensive and timely psycho-social assessments.
  • Previous experience working with the Public Guardian and Trustee Office.

Open until filled

If you are passionate about what you do, motivated by a job well done, and as committed to excellence, quality and patient satisfaction as we are, we'd like to hear from you. Please submit your application via our website at directly to this posting and include a current copy of your resume.

We thank all those who apply but only those individuals selected for further consideration will be contacted.

In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act and the Ontario Human Rights Code, Halton Healthcare will provide accommodations throughout the recruitment and selection process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your accommodation needs to ensure your equal participation. All personal information is collected under the authority of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

Halton Healthcare is a smoke-free facility in and around all three sites. Smoking is not permitted on hospital properties. We thank everyone who works at or visits our hospitals for respecting this healthy initiative. We are also a scent-free environment for all employees and visitors to accommodate individuals’ health concerns arising from exposure to scented products. , We ask for everyone's cooperation in our efforts to accommodate health concerns

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