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Social Worker BSW - Repost

Requisition ID: 308974 

Position Number: 20046641

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: WRHA Community Health Services

Work Location: 80 Sutherland

Department / Unit: Health Outreach & Community Supports 

Job Stream: Clinical 


Anticipated Start Date - End Date: ASAP - 03/20/2024

Reason for Term: Other Leave

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days;Evenings;Nights;Weekends;On Call

Daily Hours Worked: 7.75

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $30.830, $31.756, $32.707, $33.690, $34.701, $35.744, $36.818, $37.924, $39.061, $40.234


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Position Overview

Under the direction of the Initiatives Leader, the incumbent works as part of an integrated clinical team within Housing, Supports and Service Integration (HSSI). The incumbent’s role supports the Community-Emergency Department Violence Intervention Program (CEDVIP). CEDVIP supports youth (ages 14-29) identified in hospital Emergency Departments who experienced injury related to violence to receive wrap around supports utilizing the Circle of Courage model.


The incumbent will provide professional, skilled psychosocial assessment and counseling interventions to youth, families and groups; providing a range of psychosocial interventions that are aimed at assisting youth, families and groups to cope with and adapt to health and social related issues, using the healthcare system and other social systems effectively and efficiently; demonstrating leadership in assisting the healthcare team to provide care and complete transitions; demonstrating proficiency in trauma-informed care, person centered planning, harm reduction; and integrating cultural teachings and health practices into care plans.


Participating as a member of the healthcare team interprets social, psychological, emotional and family problems to the team while maintaining excellent working relationships and participating in team planning and problem solving; Provides clinical consultation support to team members on support approach and performs a variety of administrative functions as required by the department.  May be requested to assist in providing instruction to students and new staff.


  • Two years recent and relevant experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work (BSW) from a Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) accredited school/faculty, or a provincially authorized post-secondary program, or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.


  • Must be registered with Manitoba College of Social Workers.
  • May be required to hold a valid Manitoba driver’s license and have access to a reliable vehicle.
  • Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) Training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the WRHA 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.
  • Knowledge of Indigenous cultural history and population impacts.
  • 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 the 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.


This term position may end earlier as outlined in your collective agreement.


The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above.  As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified.  In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.


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 across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.


Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.


Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition


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

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