Integrated Ontario Works Wraparound Caseworker
York Region
Vaughan, ON
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Position Purpose
Reporting to the Supervisor, Social Assistance, is the primary point of contact for the client and is responsible for developing and updating a detailed case plan, setting client goals, and monitoring progress as well as identifying and working collaboratively with specialized and enhanced wraparound services internally and externally to meet with client’s needs; overseeing/coordinating all aspects of a client’s case; providing intensive case management to Ontario Works clients in an empathetic client centred manner; providing transition support services; working with a team of internal and external support to coordinate all aspects of the client’s case and address service needs.
Qualifications
  • Successful completion of a Community College Diploma (a minimum 2 year program ) in Social Service, Social Work or approved equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum two (2) year experience with direct intensive case management experience providing client focused services in a social services environment.
  • Solid knowledge of industry-related legislation and regulations applicable to Social Assistance services and programs delivering community resources, including health, counselling and employment programs and services.
  • Demonstrated highly developed case management skills, facilitation, crisis intervention, and service coordination skills.
  • Demonstrated active listening skills, empathy, and flexibility to support clients’ needs with maintaining a client centered approach within a rules based system.
Scheduled Hours
As Required and Varied
Operational Hours
0830 - 1630
How to Apply
Please apply online by December 31, 2019 at 4:30 p.m. We thank all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted via email.
Salary
$37.42 to $40.67 per hour

This is an Addition to staff Union position - CUPE Local 905 (York Region Unit)