AgeCare / Careers / Social Worker Mental Health Specialty Program regular full time (1.00 FTE) | AgeCare Skypointe NE Calgary, AB

Social Worker Mental Health Specialty Program regular full time (1.00 FTE) | AgeCare Skypointe NE Calgary, AB

AgeCare — Vibrant Seniors Communities We’re founded on the belief that all seniors are entitled to a rich quality of life, with the opportunity to live as independently as possible, and we’re looking for the very best to join us. If you’re motivated by the privilege of serving our seniors with dignity, respect and compassion, keep reading:

AgeCare’s Long Term Care, Mental Health Specialty Program provides services to residents 18 years of age and older, who have a primary diagnosis of a mental health disorder. The social worker, will work as a member of the interdisciplinary team, collaborating and supporting the residents.


Top talent, high standards

With 2,400+ employees across Canada, our team includes some of the best in the industry. You’ll work alongside committed and empowering people who will help you raise to your full potential.

A difference you can measure

We’re about improving the lives of those around us and making a difference, every day. You’ll build lasting relationships with your team members and residents, learn their unique stories, and many will even feel like family.

Appreciation through and through

We don’t just employ our people — we celebrate their performance, we support them, and we recognize them for their amazing commitment all year long. Your wow moments won’t go unnoticed as you put your best foot forward.

About this full time position:

What you’ll do:

  • Support our residents of AgeCare SkyPointe to have meaningful life experiences through care planning and engagement of family and multi-disciplinary team
  • Perform comprehensive psychosocial, care and financial assessments (including, but not limited to MMSE & GDS) as well as gathering information from previous psychological/mental health assessments, health record reviews and admission assessment
  • Work with residents, families and community partners to ensure residents have access to all applicable community services and funding sources
  • Be resident-centered in your approach and model our values in all of your interactions with the public, team members, residents and their families

What you’ll need:

  • A demeanor that is caring, approachable and professional
  • A Bachelor’s Degree (Masters preferred) in Social Work from an accredited Canadian school and Registration with the Alberta College of Social Workers (mandatory)
  • 1-2 years of Social Work experience in health care with experience in a health care facility/program, ideally in gerontology preferred
  • Experience in non-violent crisis intervention and behaviour management
  • Capable of functioning autonomously, independently and interdependently

Perks & Benefits

  • Being part of a growing organization focused on residents and employee engagement
  • Job variety, no two days will be the same
  • Happy, fulfilled team members working in a culture of caring

Send us your cover letter and resume and don’t forget to tell us about yourself. We want to get to know you — what you’re passionate about, who inspires you and why you’d be an awesome fit for AgeCare?

NOTE: In an effort to further protect our vulnerable residents as well as other employees and volunteers, AgeCare requires all new employees to produce a clear Vulnerable Record Search prior to starting work. This search can be obtained through your local police service.

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