Social Worker – Erie St. Clair (Sarnia/Lambton) - Part Time
A Social Worker for CBI Home Health will be able to adapt social work principles and practices to the community setting. This includes, but is not limited to, assisting the community adult or pediatric client to maximize social, emotional and cognitive functioning that promote optimum independence and improve quality of life.
The Social Worker will:
- Practice as a member of the CBI Home Health Social Work team
- Communicate with clients, families/caregivers, service providers and other professionals to collaborate and coordinate services
- Communicate with the Manager of Therapy Services or designate regarding clinical issues and/or service issues
- Be accountable to the Director of Operations and the Manager of Therapy Services, or designate, for CBI Home Health
Key Position-Related Responsibilities
Maintain and manage a caseload in an efficient and effective manner ensuring priority code timeframes are met
Assess the client’s adjustments to medical, emotional, psychological or social problems and the factors that affect them
Utilize a client-centered approach to identify, prioritize and monitor potential psychosocial problems and goals
Establish, implement, evaluate and adjust the psychosocial treatment plan in collaboration with the client and/or family, caregivers, school personnel, care coordinator and other community partners
Enhance or teach coping skills e.g. relaxation, stress management, anger management, healthy grieving
Advise clients/caregivers on the availability of community resources and contact agencies on their behalf when appropriate e.g. Federal, Provincial, Municipal and Local agencies in relation to income security, pensions, financial assistance, etc.
Determine when further social work intervention in no longer necessary and assist clients in planning for discharge
Recommend and facilitate referrals to support services within the community
Comply with continuous quality improvement initiatives of CBI
Document and report all tasks/information according to CBI policy
Maintain treatment records in accordance with the Standards of Practice of the Ontario College of Certified Social
Workers and Social Service Workers
Use written reports, individual discussions or case conferences to keep appropriate health care providers informed of the client’s status
Consult, collaborate and communicate with members of the client’s treatment team
Communicate with vendors, school personnel or other relevant individuals following consent and privacy legislation
Communicate and collaborate effectively and respectfully with others
Submit all clinical client reports within the pre-determined timeframes
Return completed charts promptly after client is discharged from service
Qualifications and Requirements
Possess a Master's and/or Bachelors Degree in Social Work
Be an active member in good standing of the Ontario College of Certified Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Retain professional liability insurance ($5 million minimum)
Provide a police clearance that meets the CBI Home Health policy
Possess general computer skills and have access to a computer with appropriate password protection and internet capabilities
Minimum of two years of community-based therapy experience (preferred)
Be able to drive, hold a current, valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle in good operating condition (preferred)
Must carry two million dollars in automobile insurance coverage if utilizing personal vehicle for appointments
Hold a current CPR certificate (Basic Rescuer Level) (preferred)
Who we are
For over 40 years, CBI has been working every day to improve the health and enrich the lives of Canadians.
As Canada’s largest provider of community healthcare services, CBI is made up of over 12,000 personal caregivers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, registered massage therapists, kinesiologists, chiropractors, speech-language pathologists, psychologists, physicians, nurses, dietitians, behavioural therapists, administrators, and professionals.
CBI is set apart by the unique ability to work as an integrated network to foster ongoing learning, enhance best practices, improve access to care for all Canadians and achieve the best outcomes possible for our clients. With a talented, interdisciplinary team of caregivers and professionals, CBI provides the right services, in the right place, at the right time.
To learn more about CBI, please visit www.cbi.ca. Check out CBI on Facebook at facebook.com/cbihealthgroup and on Twitter at twitter.com/cbihealthgroup.
CBI is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all candidates who have the right mix of skills, abilities and a passion for service excellence to apply.
CBI Health Group is committed to accommodating people with disabilities as part of our hiring process. If you have special requirements, please advise Human Resources during the recruitment and selection process.
We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted