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Social Worker (MSW) - Repost

Requisition ID: 352920   

Position Number: 20047820  

Posting End Date: Open until filled

City: Winnipeg  

Employer: Shared Health 

Site: Health Sciences Centre   

Department / Unit: Intensive Child and Adolescent Treatment   

Job Stream: Clinical   

Union: MAHCP   

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP   

FTE: 0.80   

Anticipated Shift: Days   

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75  

Annual Base Hours: 2015   

Salary: $37.932, $39.069, $40.243, $41.451, $42.697, $43.981, $45.299, $46.660, $48.063


Shared Health leads the planning and coordinates the integration of patient-centered clinical and preventive health services across Manitoba. The organization also delivers some province-wide health services and supports centralized administrative and business functions for Manitoba health organizations.


Position Overview

Under the direction of the Manager, the incumbent is responsible for:

  • Providing professional, skilled psychosocial assessment and interventions to individuals, families and groups; providing a range of psychosocial interventions that are aimed at assisting clients, families and groups cope with and adapt to health related issues, using the healthcare system and other social systems effectively and efficiently; demonstrating leadership in assisting the healthcare team complete transitions; providing individual counselling to individuals and couples, and family therapy where indicated; facilitating group work; relieving co-workers due to illness, vacation, and professional development.
  • Participating as a member of the healthcare team and interpreting social, psychological, emotional and family problems to the team; maintaining excellent working relationships with team members and participating in team planning and problem-solving; performing a variety of administrative functions as required by the department or the Manager.
  • Developing client educational materials, providing client education and participating in professional and research programs; participating in the clinical teaching and supervision of social work students; participating in clinical teaching of students and colleagues from other professions; and conducting program evaluation activities as needed.
  • Program development, program evaluation, community development, promoting advocacy, financial and administrative management and leadership activities as relevant to the position.


  • Four years’ recent and relevant experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Master of Social Work (MSW) from a Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) accredited school/faculty, or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.
  • Postgraduate training in specialized services preferred.
  • Master of Social Work (MSW) from a Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) accredited school/faculty, or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.
  • Postgraduate training in specialized services preferred.


  • Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.
  • Must be registered with Manitoba College of Social Workers.
  • May be required to have a valid Manitoba driver’s license and reliable vehicle.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.
  • Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines and demonstrate professional judgment and initiative.
  • Willingness to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practices in the academic and clinical fields of healthcare.
  • Understanding of health and social welfare systems.
  • Ability to practice independently and with minimum supervision.
  • Demonstrated strong commitment to the profession of social work and the Canadian Association of Social Work (CASW) Code of Ethics and Manitoba College of Social Workers Standards of Practice.
  • Must be organized in the workplace and determine clear priorities.
  • Computer literacy.

Physical Requirements

  • Must be in good physical and mental health.
  • May encounter aggressive and/or agitated client/visitors/staff.
  • May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.
  • May be occasionally required to work extended hours.
  • May be required to work a variety of shifts including but not limited to days, evenings and weekends.



We have a unique ability to work together to make health care better. If you want to make a difference and contribute to supporting the health of your family, friends and neighbours, please apply today.

Interested candidates should select the "Apply" icon below to upload their cover letter, resume and copy of licenses/certification.

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions in Shared Health that combine to equal more than 1.0 FTE.

Shared Health values and supports employment equity and workplace diversity and encourages all qualified individuals to apply. We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We welcome applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request during the assessment and selection process.

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