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Job Details

Social Worker

Posted on Apr 07, 2021 by Alberta Health Services

  • Location St. Paul, AB
  • Earnings $36.96 to $49.15 hourly (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 23 hours per week
  • Position Temporary Part Time
  • Vacancies 1  Vacancy
  • Closing Date May 07, 2021
Job Requirements

Employer

Alberta Health Services

Languages

English

Education

Bachelor's degree

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Membership in a provincial association of social workers

Experience

Experience an asset

Work Setting

Health care institution, facility or clinic

Specific Skills

  • Administer tests
  • Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
  • Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group
  • Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
  • Provide mediation services and psychosocial assessments
  • Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
  • Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
  • Develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs

Security and Safety

Criminal record check

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Flexibility
  • Team player
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Interpersonal awareness
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics
  • Reliability
  • Organized

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Social Worker is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).
Social Workers
SOCIAL

Interest in mentoring in order to counsel and provide therapy to clients to help them develop skills to deal with and resolve their social and personal problems; in serving on interdisciplinary teams of professionals working with client groups; in assisting in community development; and in providing mediation services

INNOVATIVE

Interest in co-ordinating information to plan programs of assistance including referral to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services; in conducting social research; and in developing prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs

DIRECTIVE

Interest in investigating cases of child abuse and neglect and in taking authorized protective action; may supervise other social workers

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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