The Royal Mental Health Centre

Social Worker II (TFT 1.0 FTE) (BB-9B27B)

Found in: Talent CA

About The Royal As one of Canada’s foremost mental health care and academic health science centres, The Royal has a clear purpose: to get more people living with mental illness into recovery faster. This is at the core of everything we do and it is driven by the passion, focus and dedication of our employees. Every day, the work that we do transforms the lives of people with mental illness through specialized mental healthcare, advocacy, research and education. Duties:Provide direct support, therapeutic interventions, education and counselling to clients and families with mood and anxiety disorders.Provide evidence-based assessment and treatment (individual and group) and consultation for adults with Mood and Anxiety DisordersLiaise and consult with relevant community agencies and service providersComplete risk assessment, crisis intervention plans, and clinical needs assessment.Communication of information related to clinical need, risk assessment and clinical strategies with the clinical team.Engage client, family, and significant others in the clinical interventions and risk reduction strategies with the clinical team.Document on patient’s electronic clinical record according to hospital, college, and legislative standards.Maintain work load measurement and data collection (e.g. RAI) as required.Participate and lead in research and program evaluation.Participate in supervision, teaching and education of Social Work students, and support students from health related disciplines.Participation in hospital Social Work and quality improvement requirements.Attend Social Work meetings.Contribute to Clinical peer consultation groups.Keep current of hospital policies and procedures and applicable legislation.Keep up to date regarding professional standards by reviewing current literature, attending educational events, networking with colleagues, etc.Participate in Program and discipline specific committees and task groups.Provide educational presentations to community groups.Work in a manner that is in compliance with staff and patient/client safety practices, policies and procedures of The Royal.Ensure a work environment that is conducive to The Royal’s Harassment-Free Workplace Policy.Qualifications:Master’s degree in Social Work.Three years clinical Social Work experience in a mental health setting.Registration in Ontario College of Social Work and Social Service Workers and in good standing.Training in evidence-based therapies for depression and anxiety disorders, PTSD and knowledge of substance misuse.Knowledge of mental health best practices, community services, and crises response.Knowledge of patient and family centred care.Discharge planning experience and knowledge of community resources is essential.Experience in individual, couple, family and group therapy.Demonstrated Cognitive Behavioural Therapy skills with supervision.Person-centred approach.Knowledge of psychiatric rehabilitation principles and practices.Knowledge of conflict resolution.Experience with recovery based programs for severe and persistent mental illness is required.Experience working with Concurrent Disorders population is an asset.Commitment to continuous quality improvement, best practices and teamworkWillingness to work variable hours and evenings.Experience working in an interdisciplinary service delivery model is mandatory. English level A- is mandatory in oral comprehension, expression, reading, and writing. Bilingual (English/French) is considered an asset

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