Position: Social Worker – Community Wellness
Job Posting No: #2020-23
Date: June 19, 2020
Closing Date: July 19, 2020
Status: Full Time, Permanent
Department: Community Services
Reports to: Program Manager – Community Wellness
Hours of Work: *Monday – Friday: 845am-5pm
Salary:$30.830 – $40.234/hourly
*These hours can vary depending on operational requirements of the program
Mount Carmel Clinic is committed to equity and inclusion. Candidates are asked to self-declare at the time of application.
Working as a member of the interdisciplinary Community Wellness team, the Social Worker provides a diverse range of client care to ensure client engagement and to reduce or remove barriers. This care includes extended community outreach, health education, case management, treatment support, counselling, group facilitation, community programming and advocacy for clients with acute and complex care needs. The Social Worker provides this care to individuals while promoting wellness, disease prevention and chronic disease management and adapting a long-term approach to client care consistent with the philosophy of harm-reduction. The focus will be outreach to and identification of newcomers in our catchment area – and working in partnership with our organizational partner – North End Women’s centre.
Must be registered and in good standing 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.
The Social Worker will be responsible for presenting information in group settings and facilitating sharing circles to promote discussions on health and wellness.
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, including Microsoft Office suite
- Additional Languages
- Experience in an inner city community setting,
- Knowledge and Experience working with Students and/or Volunteers
- Links/Relationships with Community Resources
- Experience working with service specific computer 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 #2020-23 to:
Mount Carmel Clinic
886 Main Street
Winnipeg, MB R2W 5L4
Fax # (204) 582-4733