Social Worker – Resident/Family Centered Care
Located in the Oakridge area of Vancouver, B.C., Louis Brier Home and Hospital is an “Exemplary Status” accredited long-term care facility situated next to the Weinberg Residence (Assisted Living Suites and Multi-Level Care, both Private Pay). Our Mission is to provide exemplary resident and family-centered care for seniors through innovation, education, research, partnerships and collaboration through the contributions of staff, volunteers, funding partners and donors with a focus on quality and safety, all guided by Jewish heritage. Our vision is to be a center of excellence for elders providing innovative and outstanding care consistent with Jewish values and traditions. We live by our Values - CHAI (Hebrew word for LIFE): Caring, Health, Safety and Wellness, Accountability, and Integrity. Resident and employee safety is a priority and a responsibility shared by everyone at LBHH/WR, and as such, the requirement to continuously improve quality and safety is inherent in all aspects of this position.
The Social Worker is an integral member of the interdisciplinary team, and provides input and support to problem solving and decision-making concerning resident issues and concerns. Social worker services are delivered to residents (and families) at Louis Brier Home and Hospital and at Weinberg Residence five days per week from 8AM to 7PM and on Sundays from 10AM to 6PM (a two-week rotational schedule). Two Full-Time Social Workers provide services within the framework of an elderly, predominantly-Jewish community with diverse ethnic and cultural experiences.
Master of Social Work Degree from an accredited university including or supplemented by course-work in Gerontology, registration with the BC College of Social Workers, and two years of social support services experience.
To apply for this position please forward your covering letter and resume to our Human Resources Department at email@example.com