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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:    Woodstock
Job Term:    1 Temporary
Job Code:    03521 - Executive Officer 1 (B/U)
Salary:    $1,055.16 - $1,295.59 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    65473
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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

Please note:
• Valid driver's Licence as required by the location of the job

How do I qualify?

Knowledge and Skills:
• Experience in and knowledge of victims' issues (e.g. child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide, etc)
• 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)
• 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)
• Analytical and problem solving skills, communication, interpersonal/teamwork skills
• Case management skills
• Ability to interpret and apply policies/procedures
• Proficiency with computer operations to work with program database systems and MS Office
• Ability to travel to various locations and work on weekends on a rotational basis

Additional information:

Address:  
  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 75 Graham St, Woodstock, West Region, General Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   6
Category:   Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to provide a general or enhanced screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above on this job advertisement to determine the screening check that is required for each position.

    A general screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense. An enhanced screening check includes a criminal record check and if applicable, fingerprint verification at your own expense and permission for the Negotiations & Security Branch , Employee Relations Division to conduct any specific screening as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above.

    A record of a Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check results will only be reviewed and evaluated by the Negotiations & Security Branch for the purpose of making a clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the Negotiations & Security Branch and kept strictly confidential.
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 14, 2014 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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