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Social Worker, Comprehensive Psychiatric Care

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Job Title:
Social Worker, Comprehensive Psychiatric Care
Job Type:
Perm F/T
City, Province, Country:
Guelph, Ontario, Canada
Job Category:
Allied Health
Open Positions:

Make a difference in a growing, innovative mental health organization and centre of excellence in people-centered care. Work with supportive colleagues who are passionate about improving lives and champions for quality and continuous learning.

Position Summary

As a Social Worker, you will be an integral part of a collaborative, inter-disciplinary team focused on delivering seamless services and programs to our clients and customers. If you are looking for a company that is constantly moving forward in pursuit of successful outcomes, get ready to love it here!

What you'll be doing

• From a social worker perspective, provide client-centered treatment and recovery-oriented support to clients
• Conduct comprehensive client assessments (includes in vivo discipline specific assessments and multidisciplinary assessment instruments, client self-assessments, family assessments, and reports by other service providers)
• Develop individualized client treatment/recovery plans in collaboration with the client and other stakeholders
• Assume responsibility for the treatment, recovery process, and support of assigned clients within the context of primary worker and the larger team
• Facilitate an optimally supportive environment including assistance (e.g. meeting basic needs, a supportive social environment, and supportive family relationships)
• Advocating for clients and promoting self-advocacy and client self-determination as appropriate
• Provide DBT, CBT and interpersonal group therapy
• Facilitate motivational enhancement in both individual and group sessions
• Provide individual therapy to address comorbid conditions and family therapy to address interpersonal stressors
• Maintain accurate and timely documentation and reports
• Contribute to program development and program evaluation

This position involves some evenings and weekends on a rotational basis.

What we're looking for

• Master’s Degree in Social Work
• Current registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
• Training and educated in CBT and/or DBT modalities, and Mindfulness (hands on work preferred)
• Experience working with individuals with complex mental health and addiction issues, and trauma
• Experience in program development and delivery
• Experience with family therapy and/or motivational interviewing preferred
• Ability to work independently and within an interdisciplinary team
• Good communication and organizational skills
• Effective computer skills and record keeping

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our patients, staff and community from COVID-19, subject to any accommodation required by applicable human rights legislation, Homewood Health Centre requires that all staff have received all required doses of a COVID-19 vaccine approved by Health Canada.

Why work with us

Homewood Health is Canada’s largest and leading service provider for medically focused, evidence-based treatment of mental health and addiction disorders. Our organizational culture values service excellence, integrity, collaboration and innovation. Our people make a difference!

As an equal opportunity employer, Homewood Health is committed to employment accessibility, diversity, equity and inclusion. For this reason, we encourage applications from members of equity-seeking groups including women, racialized and indigenous communities, persons with disabilities, and persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities/expressions.

Join us at Homewood Health™ and be part of a diverse team helping Canadians live healthier, more productive and fulfilling lives.

What Our Team Has To Say

I work in a team-oriented atmosphere. Its the type of environment that makes you enjoy coming to work every day.

- Allison,Return to Work Services

Every day I feel well supported and I know that my work is appreciated at every level of the organization.

- Tamaura,Homewood Health Centre

Its gratifying to know that the services we provide through this vital work truly make a difference.

- Gabor,Stay at Work Services