We’re Hiring: Intake Social Worker/ Geriatric Care Team Assistant

by Audrey Miller on March 11, 2014

in Employment Opportunities

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We are growing again! I am looking for an exceptional individual who is keen, motivated and eager to work with me in creating a difference in the lives of seniors and their families.

Requirements:

  • BSW/MSW with minimum 3 years work experience with seniors
  • Must be eligible or registered in the Ontario College of Social Workers
  • Excellent command of English language- will be answering phones, providing information, ‘intake’ and writing reports
  • Life or work experience with seniors and must have working knowledge of community resources for seniors
  • Computer savvy in Word and must have excellent administration skills
  • Able to work independently, is flexible and organized
  • Able to drive, own car preferred, but not essential
  • Understanding of case management model

Ideal candidate enjoys interacting with seniors and their families, and is able to multi task in a fast paced environment.

Responsibilities:
1) Admin, including but not limited to:

  • Answering telephone and email inquiries
  • Receiving client intake calls and assist with the coordination of referrals
  • Preparing mailings and other documents as requested
  • Assisting consultants with research regarding programs and services
  • Setting up client files in both the electronic management system as well as hard copy
  • Research and assisting with the writing of articles for publication
  • Ensuring forms, directories, reports, research and other documents are current
  • Sending faxes, emails and other documents as required

2) Case Management, including but not limited to:

  • Comfortable in community setting- seeing clients in their own homes
  • Assess needs of seniors and their families
  • Work with Personal Support workers- providing support and direction
  • Provide care management services as needed.

This is full time position, located in a home office in mid Toronto. Interested candidates please send your cv to amiller@eldercaring.ca. Thank you for your interest.

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