Social Worker

at Steeves and Rozema Group
Location Kitchener, Canada
Date Posted September 23, 2022
Category Call Centre / CustomerService
Job Type Permanent


Join a team that cares for each other as much as we do for our Residents! Engage with our Residents and their families and be part of our mission to "create communities that are good for life!"

Masters in Social Work from an accredited University or College
Must be a registered member of Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
Have at least 2 years of relevant experience in social work or other related field, preferably in health care/long term care
Possess sound knowledge of social work methods and techniques

Duties and Responsibilities
Liaises with Social Service Workers in the community for the purpose of transitioning a resident back to the community. Liaises with community Mental Health Care services, offering resources and assisting with the transition of residents who have a mental health diagnosis

Assists and supports new resident/substitute decision maker with admission into the Home. Provides one-to-one counseling where necessary and may refer to external resources for further counseling for the purpose of facilitating the resident's adjustment to the Home, supporting psychosocial well-being, and supporting quality of life dimensions
Provides counsel and therapy to assist residents and or family members to develop skills to deal with and resolve their social and personal problems, and a planned intervention basis. May also develop Support Group services for residents and family

Facilitates internal resident transfers in collaboration with the resident/substitute decision maker, facility staff and other residents
Supports the End of Life Program to include the facilitation of the Celebration of Life.
Provides monthly reports on key indicators to the Administrator
Performs any other related duties and projects as assigns by the Administrator
Facilitates Spiritual and emotional support for the Resident as required.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Dental care
Extended health care
Paid time off
RRSP match
Vision care
8 hour shift

COVID-19 considerations:
S&R Nursing Homes Ltd. follows all LTC Infection Control Policies and standards as set forth by local Public Health Units. Appropriate PPE is provided to all staff.

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