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Hawkesbury and District General Hospital

HGH is a bilingual community hospital which has more than 600 employees and 100 physicians, and serves the Prescott-Russell area in Ontario.

With a heritage of over 100 years of quality care delivery, HGH is known for its culture of compassion, spirit of innovation and excellence of care. HGH is now growing and becoming a full-service regional hospital to meet the changing need of the community.

HGH offers to its employees a dynamic clinical environment that promotes a diverse and interdisciplinary professional practice. Our hospital offers access to services among the best in the region, including 40 specialized clinics, in addition to the full range of general care and services. The opportunities for professional challenges and career advancement are multiple and encourage others to excel.

Position:  Social Worker

Region:  Prescott/Russell


Position ID: J0118-0071

Position Overview
The social worker offers brief interventions to clients who suffer from mental illness or concurrent disorders. The social worker works within a multidisciplinary team members and with various presenting issues. The social worker’s role is to provide brief, intensive interventions (counselling & psychotherapy), navigation & care coordination, psychosocial interventions and engagement of family within the care plans.


  • Master in Social Work.
  • Member in good standing with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW).
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience with a clientele that suffers from complex mental health issues.
  • Expertise in cognitive-behaviour, interpersonal, narrative & solution focused therapy.
  • Profound knowledge of mental illness, concurrent disorders and rural issues.
  • Possess a working knowledge of both official languages.
  • Capable of working in a multi-disciplinary and inter-professional environment.
  • Expertise in the management of psycho-social issues and ease in networking and coordination of treatment.
  • Expertise in the involvement of family members in treatment plans
  • Play a key role as a guide/mentor/coach to team members on involving family members in care plans.
  • Must hold a valid driver’s license, use of vehicle and insurance.

As a pre-condition of employment, all new HGH employees will be required to obtain and provide a satisfactory Police Records Check dated within six (6) months from the date of issue.

  • Experience in a similar position - 3 year(s)
  • English
  • French
  • MSW-Masters Degree in Social Work
  • Ontario College of social workers
  • Valide driver's license

Salary:  $37.45 - $47.71 / hour

Terms of Employment:  Permanent, part-time

Deadline for Application:  Wednesday, January 24, 2018

How to Apply:  

Apply Online.

At HGH, we are committed to promoting an accessible work environment where all employees and candidates feel respected. We support the principles of adaptation in the workplace. If you need workplace accommodation during any stage of the recruitment process or anytime thereafter, please notify a member of the Human Resources team. We will be pleased to assist you and accommodate your needs.

Location:  Hawkesbury

Profession Type:  Social Services (Social Workers, Counsellors)

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