Allied Health
Covenant Health
COV00014137 Requisition #

Your Opportunity:

The Social Worker II provides a range of generalist Social Work services to patients and their families within the established standards, directives and policies for the work environment. These services are primarily clinical in nature and involve: comprehensive psychosocial assessment, resource-based interventions, risk screening, and counselling. Case management will include collaboration and coordination with medical staff, interprofessional team members and community agencies, and requires the ability to work independently with occasional review, consultation and evaluation from a Manager or Supervisor. The Social Worker must work independently, exercise a high degree of professional judgement, and must be able to work effectively as part of an interprofessional team and commit to strengthening team dynamics by actively facilitating interprofessional collaboration to enhance patient health outcomes.


The Social Worker II (SW) provides services to clients and families including psychosocial assessment, crisis intervention, education, treatment, advocacy, resource finding, consultation, and discharge planning. The SW II is responsible for the provision of services in accordance with established standards, and the Mission, Vision, Values, policies and procedures of Covenant Health.

  • Classification: Social Worker II
  • Department: Social Work MCH
  • Primary Location: Misericordia Community Hosp
  • Multi-Site: Not Applicable
  • FTE: 0.40
  • Posting End Date: 19-FEB-2020
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 02-MAR-2020
  • Temporary End Date: 26-FEB-2021
  • Hours per Shift: 7.75
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 10
  • Shifts per cycle: 20
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Evenings, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.96
  • Maximum Salary: $49.15
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Graduate of a Social Work program or recognized equivalent required. Active registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW) required.

Additional Required Qualifications:

May require inter-site or inter-community travel. Frequent need to perform multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment; as well as the frequent need to concentrate on precise and detailed work. Will be required to participate in sensitive and challenging patient situations and expected to deal with the public in diverse situations. Must be able to tolerate psychologically stressful situations and high amounts of pressure.

Preferred Qualifications:

Acute care and/or facility-based experience is preferred.

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Our diverse teams of employees, physicians and volunteers share a deep commitment to serve - selflessly sharing their gifts and talents for the greater good.  We support each individual's personal calling to serve.  Our culture enables decision-making at all levels, healthy relationships, personal and professional growth, ethical discernment and wellness.

We welcome people of all faiths, cultures and traditions.  We celebrate the contributions of all our employees, and strive to create a community of care that brings hope and healing to both caregivers and those we serve.

Join our team today and find your calling.

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