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VICTIM WITNESS SERVICES WORKER
Organization:    Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:    Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division, Victim Witness Assistance Program
City:    Kingston
Job Term:    1 Temporary - up-to 24 months
Job Code:    03521 - Executive Officer 1 (B/U)
Salary:    $1,055.16 - $1,295.59 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53567
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The Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division is seeking a dedicated individual to provide a full range of services to victim/witnesses of crime, including needs assessment, crisis intervention, emotional support and referrals, and to participate in stakeholder networks and public education.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will be:
• Providing information/support/assistance to clients;
• Managing/coordinating assigned high volume of cases;
• Acting as a liaison/maintaining networks to advocate the needs/interests of clients;
• Participating in projects/committees/public education activities;
• Preparing statistical reports.

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• Proficiency in oral and written French at the advanced level.

Relevant Skills & Knowledge:
• Experience in and knowledge of victims' issues (e.g. child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide, etc.);
• Demonstrated crisis response/intervention skills, needs assessment and risk assessment skills and ability in providing services that meet the needs of clients (e.g., victims of crime and/or marginalized/vulnerable clients);
• Proven analytical and problem solving skills, communication, interpersonal/teamwork skills;
• Case management skills and ability to interpret and apply policies/procedures;
• Proficiency with computer operations to work with program database systems and MS Office.
• Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, the Victim/Witness Assistance Program and related legislation (e.g. Victims' Bill of Rights);

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 24 months, 308 Wellington St, Unit 101, Kingston, East Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, April 24, 2013
 
Note:
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from applying and/or accepting a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from applying and/or accepting a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
 
Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, May 8, 2013 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.



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*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
 
 
 
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