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Organization Overview Trillium Health Partners is a newly merged hospital serving Mississauga, West Toronto and the surrounding communities. It is one of Ontario’s largest community-based academic health networks and has a teaching affiliation with the Mississauga Academy of Medicine at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Industry Healthcare and Medical Services
Site/Location Credit Valley Hospital
City Mississauga
Province Ontario [ON]
Job Title Social Worker - Crisis Intervention Team
Job ID 130876
Job Type Temporary Full Time
Department Crisis Team
# of Positions 1
Division Emergency and Urgent Care
Date Posted 1/9/2014
Internal Deadline 1/16/2014
Position Description

The successful candidate will provide assessment, intervention and case planning for patients of all ages experiencing mental health and other psychosocial crises, within the emergency department framework. The successful candidate will also provide linkage to community and hospital services. Some telephone crisis counseling and occasional crisis coverage to various medical inpatient units and clinics is part of the role. Availability of shifts vary and can occur during day, evening or weekend.

 
Qualifications:
  • M.S.W. from an accredited Faculty of Social Work.
  • Member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service workers (OCSWSSW).
  • Registered Social Worker (RSW). 
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously and well under pressure within time constraints and effectively within a multi-disciplinary framework.
  • Effective interpersonal, communication, problem-solving and leadership skills.
  • Advanced assessment and counseling skills.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in crisis counseling and intervention.
  • Thorough understanding of the Child Welfare legislation and experience working with Child Welfare issues.
  • Previous experience working with mental health issues and current knowledge of accepted practices and legislation.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of community resources.
  • Hospital experience an asset.
  • Satisfactory attendance and performance record required.
 
Internal candidates who believe they possess the necessary qualifications and experience for this position and who have been in their current position for at least six (6) months are encouraged to apply.
 
To pursue this career opportunity, please visit our website: www.trilliumhealthpartners.ca
Statement  
Trillium Health Partners is committed to fostering a healthy and positive work environment in accordance with applicable legislation, including the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations, as well as the organizations policies and procedures. We will accommodate your needs under the Ontario Human Rights Code.
 
Applicants must be eligible to work in Canada.
 
Trillium Health Partners is identified under the French Language Act.

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted
Job Classification Contract
Job Categories Allied Health
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