For over half a century, Bethany has been improving the lives of Alberta seniors and adults with disabilities by providing housing, health and community services that honour their spirit and individuality.
At Bethany, our journey of service excellence has just begun. We have recently launched WAVE (We Action our Values Everyday), our service excellence program through which we are committed to providing great service experiences for our residents, tenants, families and each other. Together, we are living our mission of “Creating Caring Communities”.
We offer competitive salaries, attractive benefits and pension programs, growth through learning and development, and numerous opportunities to give back to the community – just a few of the things that led to Bethany being named one of Alberta’s Top Employers for 12 consecutive years in 2019. It’s simple — we invest in our people because they are the reason for our success.
We are delighted that you are considering joining our team! We are looking for employees who are passionate about people, working to enhance the quality of life at every stage of the journey.
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About the Role:
Designed to accommodate a resident population with complex care needs, Bethany Riverview approaches our residents with an open mind and heart, focused on enhancing the quality of life for those in our care. As a Social Worker at Bethany Riverview, you exhibit empathy, patience and an open mind in your day to day work.
At Bethany, a career as a Social Worker- Long Term Care, is both personally and professionally challenging and rewarding. As a key member of our healthcare team, you will provide compassionate and client-focused quality care to individuals in a beautiful homelike setting.
You are focused on the resident experience, not task completion. You assist wherever you are needed – at mealtimes, participating in therapies, or helping your colleagues.
What You Will Do:
With a passion for care towards residents, families and team members, the Social Worker- Long Term Care,
is accountable for providing outstanding care and support to residents, families, staff and volunteers within their designated scope of practice. The Social Worker- Long Term Care, demonstrates responsiveness to the holistic needs of residents by advocating, promoting choices, maintaining dignity and facilitating independence.
Individual responsibilities will fall under six main areas of focus:
Promotes service excellence through active participation with the Interdisciplinary Team to achieve and maintain quality resident centered care within the scope of Social Work.
Accurate, comprehensive and timely documentation of resident care assessment, interventions and outcomes in alignment with Bethany policies and procedures.
Contributes to a safe environment for residents, the team and self by understanding and adhering to safety guidelines and practices at all times.
Demonstrates the vision and values of Bethany and lives out the mission of Creating Caring Communities.
Cares for and actively participates and assists the Interdisciplinary Team to achieve and maintain a responsible atmosphere of resident centered care.
What You Bring:
Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work
At least two years of recent experience in related Social Work is required, preferably in the field of gerontology
Registered with the Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).
Able to work effectively in a physically and mentally demanding environment.
Demonstrates an acceptable level of reading, writing, and comprehension of English language skills.
Excellent interpersonal skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills
Must possess initiative, good judgement and demonstrate the ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Note: This posting is for all full time and part time Social Work positions at Bethany Riverview.
How to Apply:
Like what you see and think you have what it takes to join our team?
Apply Online before
23:00 on (March 31, 2020)
Please note this competition may close sooner if a suitable candidate is found
All applicants are thanked for their interest.
Bethany Care Society is an equal opportunity employer.
Successful candidates will be required to obtain a Criminal Background Check.
Bethany Care Society complies with the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act (PIPEDA). By forwarding your resume to Bethany you are consenting to the collection and use of your personal information for this job competition. Your information will be kept strictly confidential.