About Westminster Canterbury Richmond
Westminster Canterbury Richmond opened in 1975 and is a premier continuing care retirement community known for its tradition of service excellence. Our staff is a diverse group of approximately 650 professionals working in harmony to support our community and to uphold the mission and values of the organization.If you want to work in an organization that is faith-based and mission-driven, that provides the highest level of care, holds staff accountable and makes a difference in people's lives, consider a career at Westminster Canterbury Richmond.
Westminster Canterbury Richmond has an outstanding 5 Star Nursing staff ratios in the Richmond area. As one of Richmond's Top 50 Employers, we offer competitive salary along with perks including an onsite gym, fitness classes, on site banking, and an award winning on-site child education and care with a generous employee discount.
Each person who is a part of the Westminster Canterbury team plays a critical role in making a difference in the lives of those we serve. We expect a lot from those selected to join our team and look for individuals who will pursue excellence in everything they do.
Resident centered care is the goal for staff working in the Mary Morton Parsons Health Center. A 22 million dollar renovation resulted in 11 households, where this resident centered initiative is the daily focus. With kitchens, dining rooms, patios and recreation areas in households, staff support residents with daily living. One of the most up-to-date nursing centers in central Virginia, all of its 158 rooms are private, for both skilled and intermediate care.
As the Social Worker you would provide support and resources needed to enhance the well-being of the resident, their families and those involved in their lives.
Full-Time, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday - Friday) (occassional: nights and weekends)
Job Details & Qualifications
MAJOR ACCOUNTABILITIES/ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES:
Problem solve and counsel residents, families and others as appropriate on issues which impact their daily lives
Coordinate and support residents during times of transition, including orientation to new areas of residency
Provide financial resources and aid in obtaining financial assistance
Serve on committees and support groups, or arrange for educational opportunities for areas of concern for the residents or those involved in their care
Comply with all applicable corporate, state, and federal regulations relating to required paperwork as well as admission and discharge planning
Use and adapt to new technologies, including tools, equipment, methods of application, computerized systems and processes, etc., to impact productivity of department and services; keep job-required technical skills up to date
Additional duties as assigned
REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITY:
Excellent communication skills
Ability to re-direct conversations
Patience and compassion for residents, families and others
Superior listening skills
Ability to handle interruptions throughout the day and be able to prioritize workload
Strong interpersonal skills, including relationship building with staff, residents, families, and the outside communities
REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor's Degree in social work (BSW) or human services field
At least one year direct social work experience
Preference with working with/helping elderly people
REQUIRED BEHAVIORAL COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrate a definite sense of direction and purpose
Make course changes when necessary to complete goals
Takes initiative to work with residents, staff and families
Understanding and compassion
Ability to work within a team
Decisive problem solver
Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to negotiate
Comply with policies and procedures at the organization
Meet attendance expectations
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