Social Worker (Msw I)

Hospital Toronto Baycrest Center for Geriatric Care

Social Worker (MSW I)

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TBSU Transitional Behavioural Support Unit (TBSU) has an opportunity for a





42 Hours Bi-Weekly – Days (shifts may be subject to change)


OPSEU 595 – Hourly Pay Rate: $38.35 - $48.87


TBSU is a 27 bed unit which houses the 23 bed specialized transitional behavioural support unit as stipulated by the Long-Term Care Homes Act 2007. The residents on this unit receive a higher level of support that they would in other long term home environment with enhancements to both care delivery and physical environment.


Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Provides tours of Apotex to individuals considering admission to Apotex and their families
  • Liaises with CCAC and the care team to facilitate admission to Apotex LTC
  • Provides individual, family and/or group psychosocial assessments, support and counseling
  • In collaboration with the inter-professional team, implements a client focused care plan and coordinates the discharge planning process for residents
  • Provides support/consultation to other disciplines on the team re: psychosocial issues particularly related to complex patient/family situations
  • Crisis intervention
  • Acts as a linkage and communication conduit between the family and the care team
  • Establishes community linkages and outreach with relevant agencies and other Baycrest programs and services
  • Participates in teaching and other student supervision activities for health professional students assigned to this unit


Qualifications include but are not limited to:

  • Masters of Social Work degree
  • Current and valid registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (‘OCSWSSW’)
  • Knowledge and understanding of ALC practices and principles required
  • Experience in discharge planning and system navigation preferred
  • Background in Minimum Data Set (‘MDS’) assessment and understanding of derived clinical outcomes preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and problem solving skills
  • Basic computer skills – Meditech, Microsoft Word and Excel, RMNR preferred




Internal applicants: It is preferred that you submit your application online via our intranet.  Please ensure that your updated resume is submitted with your application.  Failure to submit your resume, may affect your candidacy for this position.


Date Posted: November 19, 2020

Closing Date: November 26, 2020

Posting # 20--0806

Position # MSA039


External applicants: Please submit your application online by clicking the Apply button below




















    Remarkable people of Baycrest Health Sciences are changing the future of brain health and aging.




    Thank you for your interest in joining Baycrest. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. All successful candidates will be required to complete a police reference check/vulnerable sector screen. As staff we all share in maintaining a safe care environment for clients, families, and visitors and a safe work environment for staff, students, researchers, physicians and volunteers. Baycrest is committed to providing accessible employment practices that are in compliance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (‘AODA’). If you require accommodation for disability during any stage of the recruitment process, please notify Human Resources at 416-785-2500, ext. 2961.




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