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Job Number:
J0822-0159
Job Title:
Social Worker
Job Category:
Allied Health Professionals (Dietitian, PT, OT, Social Work)
Job Type:
Permanent Full Time
Date Posted:
August 3, 2022
Closing Date:
August 29, 2022
Work Location:
Arborstone
Number of Positions:
1

If you take pride in being compassionate, honest, professional and safe, consider an exciting and rewarding career at Shannex. Our communities offer more than a place to work – they welcome and celebrate Great People who inspire meaningful connections while Leading the Way to Better Living™.

We are searching for a Social Worker to join our Arborstone Enhanced Care team based in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

Meaningful Benefits

You will be surrounded by supportive and talented team members who make our communities great places to live, work and visit. As an established and respected organization in the healthcare sector, Shannex offers opportunities for growth, development and advancement. And at the end of every day, you will know you’ve made a measured difference in the lives of our residents. Additional benefits include:

  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits plan including an Employee and Family Assistance Program
  • RRSP program (5% employer matching) or pension plan
  • Vacation accrual (begins immediately) and travel insurance
  • Free onsite parking
  • Employee discounts on select apparel, fitness, and retail partners through our Perks Program
  • Access to continuing education and training through Shannex’s Centre of Excellence
  • Opportunities to be part of sector innovation and continuous improvement initiatives
  • Recognition and Rewards for service excellence and safety

About the Opportunity

  • Screens and assesses resident applications for admission
  • Supports the admission, transfer (to other units), and discharge of residents in coordination with the interdisciplinary team
  • Provides counseling and therapy to residents and families as appropriate
  • Provides education sessions to residents and employees on a variety of topics
  • Participates as a member of the interdisciplinary team
  • Prepares funding requests and reports relating to resident needs
  • Ensures resident safety by following and applying all standard operational procedures, safe work practices and training provided
  • Provides information, support and advice to family members/next of kin/power of attorney and other key stakeholders

About You

In addition to placing high value on continuous improvement, collaboration and accountability, you bring:

  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • Current registration with the Provincial Association of Social Workers
  • A passion for the healthcare sector and/or ensuring seniors have access to quality accommodations, services and care.

About Us

It all began in 1988 when our Founder, Joseph Shannon, purchased a single nursing home in his hometown of Sydney, Cape Breton. For more than three decades, Shannex has grown as a trusted provider of senior accommodations, services and care in Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, and Ontario. Our industry-leading services are inspired by residents and delivered by Parkland Retirement Living and Lifestyle Residences, Shannex Enhanced Care, Faubourg du Mascaret, Milestone Communities, and Care at Home team members who create an exceptional resident experience and a positive, fulfilling work environment where every voice matters.   

If you’re ready to join the Shannex team of Great People, apply today!

Great People is a core value at Shannex based on the belief that our team members are the spirit and foundation of the organization.  Shannex believes equity, diversity, inclusion and belonging is about creating a culture that embraces the uniqueness of individuals, where every person is treated fairly and where racism and discrimination are not tolerated. At Shannex, every team member belongs.

All applications are kept in strict confidentiality.
Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Our company policy requires all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19