Social Worker

July 7 2024
Expected expiry date: July 26 2024
Industries Accomodations, Food services
Categories Govt., NPO, Social & Community work,
Kelowna, BC • Full time

The Opportunity

At Baptist Housing, every day is an opportunity for you to help our seniors experience life well in supportive communities. As a member of our team, you can experience a fulfilling career while working in a collaborative environment where support for you is prioritized. As the Social Worker, you’ll serve as a part of the multidisciplinary care team, advocating for residents and assessing their psychosocial needs to enhance their well-being.

About The Role

*This is a part time position at 14.8 hours per week

Your comprehensive role will be integral to addressing the psychosocial needs of residents, ensuring their well-being, and fostering a supportive environment. You’ll assume multifaceted responsibilities encompassing both team and program leadership, as well as a vital role in health and safety oversight. You will adeptly model the Wellness Model of Care, inspiring your team to follow suit. Leading resident care conferences and facilitating end-of-service planning, you will also provide crucial crisis intervention and debriefing for residents, their loved ones, and team members. In the realm of program leadership, you will offer adjustment counselling, assess eligibility for financial or material assistance, and collaborate with the care team for personalized service plans. Your role extends to resourcefully leading support groups, advocating for legislative programs, and revising policies when needed. You will foster invaluable relationships with residents, team members, and external agencies. Bed matching and continuous quality improvement initiatives fall under your purview, along with maintaining a private pay waitlist. By prioritizing health and safety, you will identify and rectify unsafe situations, ensuring the adoption of secure work practices. Located along the beautiful shores of Okanagan Lake, in the heart of the stunning Okanagan Valley, Kelowna is an inviting community in which to live and work. Your position will serve our Sun Pointe Village community, located in the heart of Kelowna in central Rutland, on the corner of Rutland and Leathead Roads.


  • Minimum bachelor’s degree of Social Work. Master of Social Work preferred.
  • Current registration in good standing with the British Columbia College of Social Workers
  • Minimum of one year of experience providing services to seniors, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

About You

As the Social Worker, you bring positivity and compassion to the workplace, fostering a sense of joy among team members and residents. Your strong communication skills, both written and verbal, make complex negotiations feel effortless. You build genuine relationships based on trust and empathy, modeling the values of Baptist Housing. Committed to growth, you continuously refine your skills and bring innovative ideas to improve the quality of life for the elderly. You excel at working independently or as part of a team, managing your workload with efficiency, and maintaining confidentiality.

Compensation & Benefits

A competitive salary ranging from $42.27 to $52.81 as outlined by the HSP Master Collective Agreement.

About Us

Baptist Housing provides enhanced living communities and exceptional care to over 2700 seniors in British Columbia. We provide long term care, assisted living, independent living, and home support in our communities in Kelowna, Vancouver, and Victoria. We serve through a culture of caring where we put the wellness of our residents first in a person centred approach. We live out a servant leadership model that collaborates in teams and builds strong relationships while exemplifying Christ-like values. We're a committed group of people who bring their whole selves to work, and we're also FUN! We take what we do seriously, but not ourselves. We're affiliated with the Fellowship Pacific Baptist churches.

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