SOCIAL WORKER
Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services
Simcoe, ON
Are you interested in working with youth? Play an integral part in the provision of rehabilitative and reintegration opportunities for male youth in this exciting and challenging role.

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package including:
  • A defined benefit pension plan
  • Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits
  • A comprehensive health and dental plan
  • Life and disability insurance
  • A progressive work environment that promotes work/life balance
  • Flexible learning and developmental opportunities including online, training and mentorship programs
  • Opportunities for career advancement and specialization
The Ontario Public Service has been chosen as one of:
  • Canada's Top 100 Employers
  • Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers
  • Canada's Best Diversity Employers
  • Canada's Greenest Employer
  • Top Employer for Canadians Under 40
What can I expect to do in this role?

Working in a multi-disciplinary team, you will:
  • provide a full range of professional, culturally & gender-responsive social work services
  • coordinate and facilitate the case management process
  • provide clinical assessment, crisis intervention and specialized treatment services for complex cases
  • provide input into individual goal development
  • develop and deliver evidence-based programs
  • conduct individual, family and group counseling and treatment sessions
  • liaise with family and community organizations
How do I qualify?
Mandatory
  • Master of Social Work or Bachelor of Social Work degree with significant post graduate supervised social work experience
  • Currently registered in good standing with Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Specialized Knowledge and Experience
  • You have in-depth knowledge of theories, principles, and practices of social work assessment and intervention
  • You can develop and implement rehabilitative treatment plans and programs to clients with complex needs
  • You have expertise in case management and clinical planning
  • You have demonstrated knowledge of adolescent development, processes, theories and effective therapeutic interventions including understanding of gender specific programming and relevant issues related to at risk youth
  • You have knowledge of relevant community resources and agencies
Proven Communication, Presentation, Facilitation, Interpersonal and Group Leadership Skills
  • You can provide training, assessment services, individual, family and group counseling programs
  • You are able to adjust your communication in order to connect and build rapport with a diverse client population with varied cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds
  • You can prepare written assessments and program evaluations
  • You have experience working effectively within a multidisciplinary team including external agencies
Analytical and Problem-Solving Skills
  • You can diagnose youth risk, needs, and responsivity issues
  • You can develop treatment plans and evaluate programs and services
  • You have knowledge of and ability to apply relevant legislation
  • You have organizational skills and planning skills to manage workload
Computer Skills
  • You are proficient with computers including word processing, databases, and internet applications to complete reports, risk assessments, and track statistical data
NOTE
This is a continuous posting and will be posted until filled. Screening and selection processes will begin after September 3, 2019. This posting may be extended but could close at any time after this date without notice. Please only submit your application ONCE under this Job ID.

Additional Information:Address:
1 Permanent, 660 Ireland Rd, Simcoe, West Region, Vulnerable Sector Check
Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Understanding the job ad - definitionsSchedule: 3.7
Category: Health and Social Services
Posted on: Monday, August 19, 2019

Note:
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
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