Social Worker
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Social Worker

Posted on 07-Jan-2021 by North Bay Regional Health Centre
Location Nipissing, North Bay

Job Description:

Pay rate, benefits and other terms and conditions are as per the OPSEU 662 Collective Agreement
Reporting to the Manager of Mental Health and Addictions at the King Street campus, the Social Worker will work with clients who are struggling with mental health and/or substance abuse issues as part of a collaborative interdisciplinary team. The Social Worker will work closely with the team to provide treatment (group and individual counselling), rehabilitative and supportive services to clients in order to help them achieve their mental health and/or addiction goals.

Baccalaureate degree in Social Work required; Master’s degree preferred
 Current registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
 Current BCLS Certificate required
 Recent clinical experience (within last 2 years) in a mental health and/or addictions setting
 Ability to provide a wide range of counselling, support, advocacy and educational services to clients and family members, as required
 Demonstrate experience with substance use interventions (i.e. Motivational Interviewing (MI), Stages of Change)
 Experience developing and facilitating group psychotherapy is an asset
 Advanced knowledge of community resources and service systems that support individuals with concurrent disorders required
 Demonstrated ability to provide culturally safe care
 Demonstrated critical problem solving and decision making skills
 Exemplifies our organizations C.A.R.E. values
 Must be involved in continuing education and demonstrate commitment to quality improvement
 Ability to work with minimal supervision and able to organize and prioritize work load
 Ability to work independently and collaboratively with all members of an Interdisciplinary health care team which includes clients, families and community partners
 Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills required
 Ability to meet the physical demands required for a community based team
 Must support and contribute to a culture of safety and prevention to ensure the safety of self, fellow workers, patients, volunteers, and visitors
 Excellent attendance and work record required
 Bilingualism (Advanced level English/French) is required. All unilingual candidates are encouraged to apply and may be considered if the identified French requirement has been met or there are no successful bilingual candidates. A formal French test will be conducted to evaluate the proficiency level.

Criminal Reference Check including the Vulnerable Sector Check: recent within three (6) months is a requirement

Interested candidates are asked to submit your resume and cover letter with a copy of this job posting with completed qualification checked off ✔ beside each qualification you hold.

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Instructions for Applying:

Interested candidates are asked to submit your resume and cover letter with a copy of this job posting with completed qualification checked off ✔ beside each qualification you hold.

Please quote File OPSEU MH-21-003 to:


Human Resources
50 College Drive
P.O. Box 2500
North Bay, ON P1B 5A4
Fax: (705) 495-7977

We are an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest. An acknowledgement will be sent only to those candidates who will be interviewed.

North Bay Regional Health Centre is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). If you require an accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please indicate this in your application.