Social Worker (MSW) -COVID Job at Shared Health – in Manitoba

Job Description

Shared Health Manitoba / Winnipeg Regional Health Authority is hiring additional staff supporting our fight against COVID-19

Requisition ID: 68521

City: Flexible in Manitoba

Work Location: Various opportunities within Manitoba

Department / Unit: Facility support

Job Stream: Clinical

Union: MAHCP

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: Casual

Anticipated Shift: Days; Evenings; Nights; Weekends

Annual Base Hours: 2015

Salary: $33.569, $34.577, $35.615, $36.685, $37.787, $38.922,$40.091, $41.296, $42.536

Join provincial efforts in the fight against COVID-19!!!

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, a number of our departments across the province will require additional staffing to support our fight against COVID-19; while continuing to provide the best possible health care services to Manitobans.

Manitoba recognizes the hard work and dedication of our front-line heath care providers and we are looking for additional experienced health care providers to offer support during these unprecedented and challenging times, to help provincial efforts to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19.

Position Overview

Under the direction of the Manager, the incumbent is responsible for:

Providing professional, skilled psychosocial assessment and interventions to individuals, families and groups; providing a range of psychosocial interventions that are aimed at assisting clients, families and groups cope with and adapt to health related issues, using the healthcare system and other social systems effectively and efficiently; demonstrating leadership in assisting the healthcare team complete transitions; providing individual counselling to individuals and couples, and family therapy where indicated; facilitating group work; relieving co-workers due to illness, vacation, and professional development.

Participating as a member of the healthcare team and interpreting social, psychological, emotional and family problems to the team; maintaining excellent working relationships with team members and participating in team planning and problem solving; performing a variety of administrative functions as required by the department or the Manager.

Developing client educational materials, providing client education and participating in professional and research programs; participating in the clinical teaching and supervision of social work students; participating in clinical teaching of students and colleagues from other professions; and conducting program evaluation activities as needed.

Program development, program evaluation, community development, promoting advocacy, financial and administrative management and leadership activities as relevant to the position.


Four years recent and relevant experience preferred.

Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)

Master of Social Work (MSW) from a Canadian Association for Social Work Education (CASWE) accredited school/faculty, or the approved equivalent if internationally educated.

Postgraduate training in specialized services preferred.


Preference will be given to those applicants competent in an Indigenous language and/or knowledge in Indigenous customs, traditions and values.

Must be registered with Manitoba College of Social Workers.

May be required to have a valid Manitoba driver’s license and reliable vehicle.

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) training requirements for this position shall be in accordance with the applicable policy.

Qualifications and Skills

Ability to establish and maintain good interpersonal relationships.

Must have effective written and verbal communication skills.

Ability to work cooperatively with other disciplines and demonstrate professional judgment and initiative.

Willingness to adapt to new concepts, techniques and best practices in the academic and clinical fields of healthcare.

Understanding of health and social welfare systems.

Ability to practice independently and with minimum supervision.

Demonstrated strong commitment to the profession of social work and the Canadian Association of Social Work (CASW) Code of Ethics and Manitoba College of Social Workers Standards of Practice.

Must be organized in the workplace and determine clear priorities.

Computer literacy.

Physical Requirements

Must be in good physical and mental health.

May encounter aggressive and/or agitated client/visitors/staff.

May be exposed to infectious diseases, blood and body fluids, toxic materials, noise, allergens, physical and emotional stress.

May be occasionally required to work extended hours.

May be required to work a variety of shifts including but not limited to days, evenings and weekends.

The Collective Agreement this position is covered under, is identified by the Union noted above. As a result of The Health Sector Bargaining Unit Review Act, the bargaining agent for this position may differ from the Union identified. In the event you have any questions, please contact your site Human Resources Department.

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.

About the Company

Company: Shared Health –

Company Location:  Manitoba

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