We establish, maintain, and regulate Standards of Professional Practice to ensure Nova Scotians receive the services of skilled and competent social workers who are knowledgeable, ethical, qualified, and accountable to the people who receive their services.
Master’s level training in Social Work from a school accredited by the Canadian Association of Social Work Education (CASWE)
Registered Social Worker (RSW) licensure from Nova Scotia College of Social Workers (NSCSW)
Experience in a clinical setting delivering individual and group therapy and wellness plans
Knowledge of the organizational structures, policies, and procedures of the social service and health delivery systems and community organizations in Canada
Ability to work with people delivering human services at all organizational levels from direct service to senior administration in government, non-government, and community-based organizations, which reflect the diversity of Canadian society
Understanding of the broad spectrum of social work practice from individual and community practice, policy, social action, and research
Excellent communication skills, organizational and time management skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite