Career opportunities

Interested in working with us? The Alzheimer Society Huron Perth is a not-for-profit charity helping people with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias while raising funds for research to find the cause and the cure.

Career Opportunities

Behavioural Supports Ontario (BSO) Social Worker

Full-time (35 hours per week) – Perth Site Position


The BSO Social Worker provides social work expertise to support an interdisciplinary team that works with persons with behavioural changes living in their own homes, in the community, hospital and in long-term care homes, as well as their families and care providers.

The BSO Social Worker will work closely with the hospital based BSO Mobile Support Team, and other allied health care providers, the BSO Social Worker will contribute to improving the quality of life for clients experiencing responsive behaviours related to dementia through building on community capacity to support persons with a diagnosis, their care partners, or allied health professionals in the place where people live. The BSO Social Worker supports a team that provides behavioural support services to individual clients and caregivers, transitional management between health care providers, and ongoing training and mentorship for service provider agency staff, clinicians, and families.


  • University degree in Social Work and Current registration with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Prior experience with older adults in community and/or long-term care settings
  • Training in P.I.E.C.E.S, U-First! and GPA an asset
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience working with persons and families with dementia
  • Extensive knowledge and skill working with individuals with various types of dementia, delirium, mental health issues, addictions, and other neurological conditions
  • Knowledge of a systems approach to person-centered care, including the effect of responsive behaviours on the person, family members and caregivers

If you are interested in a career at the Alzheimer Society Huron Perth, please forward your cover letter and resume to Lori

About us

The Alzheimer Society Huron Perth is a non-profit charitable organization dedicated to helping people living with Alzheimer's disease and other dementias, their families and their care partners.

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If you or someone you know is impacted by dementia and needs a little support, please connect with the Society by phone, email, or drop by one of our offices.

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