Social Worker

Deadline: Open
Location: Sioux Lookout, ONCommitment: Full Time

The Sioux Lookout Area Primary Care Team (SLAPCT) provides primary health care, including chronic disease management, health promotion and disease prevention, to patients in Sioux Lookout Region including the 28 communities in the Sioux Lookout First Nations Health Authority catchment. Under the Sioux Lookout Area Primary Care Team (SLAPCT), the Social Worker will work with patients, caregivers and community resources to provide assessment, consultation and development of treatment plans. The Social Worker is a key part of the patient circle of care and will work to their full scope of practice. Responsibilities will include the provision of safe and competent care through the application of professional knowledge; technical aspects of professional practice and the demonstration of compassion, professionalism and respect. The Social Worker will provide assessments, consultation, development of treatment plans and seamless system navigation. The Social Worker will work in both the clinic environment and communities providing home visits and interventions within patients’ homes.