Position: Indigenous Social Worker – Community Wellness Programs
Job Posting No: 2019-31
Date: July 18, 2019
Closing Date: August 4, 2019
Status: Full Time, Indefinite Term
Department: Community Services
Reports to: Manager – Community Wellness Programs
Hours of Work: Mon. – Fri.,: 845am – 5pm*
*Note: There will be occasional evening shifts with this position and the hours of work for this position may vary based on the department’s operational requirements.
Due to the nature of this position; this competition is designated for Indigenous and Metis people.
Social Workers provide health education and care within their scope of practice for clients within their respective programs. As a member of a client-centered interdisciplinary team, the Social Worker provides care to individuals promoting wellness, prevention of disease and/or disability and the management of chronic diseases/conditions. The Social Worker adopts a long-term approach to client care consistent with the philosophy of harm-reduction and as a means to ensuring continuity of care for the client.
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree or a Combination of Education related to Social Services – BSW preferred
Must be registered with the Manitoba College of Social Workers
Skills, Expertise and Experience
A minimum of five (5) years’ experience working as a Social Worker
A minimum of three (3) years’ experience working in the areas of addictions, mental health, crisis intervention and cognitive behavioral therapy.
Proven knowledge and ability in critical thinking, decision-making, problem-solving and conflict resolution skills
Focus on Results
Demonstrated ability to prioritize and focus work-related activities to effectively and efficiently achieve service goals and produce expected results/outcomes
Alignment with Organizational Values
Commitment to the principles that guide Mount Carmel Clinic, as reflected in the history, vision, mission and values
Commitment to Reconciliation
Knowledge and understanding of Indigenous culture and traditions and the impact of colonization on the health and well-being of Indigenous individuals and families
Interdisciplinary Team, Collaboration
Proven ability to work within an interdisciplinary team environment with respect, professionalism, cooperation, sensitivity and cultural awareness
Strong knowledge, commitment and demonstrated ability to apply diversity, equity, cultural safety, pro-choice, social determinants of health, population health, harm reduction, trauma-informed and community development principles in all aspects of the work
Excellent verbal and written communication skills and proficiency in the use of computer systems
- Additional Languages
- Experience in an inner city community setting,
- Links/Relationships with Community Resources
- Experience working with service specific programs such as; EMR, eChart, and Accuro
All positions are subject to Criminal Record and Child Abuse Registry checks. Applicants may be required to undergo testing to determine the knowledge, skill and ability required for position.
Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion and has undertaken to increase responsiveness to Indigenous people by promoting a workforce that is representative of the participants and communities we serve. We encourage applications from Indigenous persons, those with lived experience and members of equity-seeking groups. Applicants are encouraged to self-declare in their application.
Please submit Application Form or cover letter and resume, quoting job posting #2019-31 to:
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # (204) 582-4733
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