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VICTIM WITNESS SERVICES WORKER
Ministry of the Attorney General
The Ontario Victim Services Secretariat
03521 - Executive Officer 1 (B/U)
$1,055.16 - $1,295.59 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
The Ontario Victim Services Secretariat is seeking a dedicated individual to provide a full range of services to victims and witnesses of crime, including needs assessment, crisis intervention, emotional support and referrals, and participation in stakeholder networks and public education sessions.
What can I expect to do in this role?You will: manage and coordinate a high volume of assigned cases, including providing information, support, and/or assistance to clients; act as a liaison and maintain networks to advocate the needs and interests of clients; participate in projects, committees and public education activities; prepare statistical reports.
How do I qualify?
Mandatoryproficiency in English and advanced level proficiency in oral French; experience in and knowledge of victims' issues, the criminal justice system and the Victim/Witness Assistance Program; demonstrated skills and ability in providing services that meet the needs of clients (e.g. victims of domestic violence, sexual assault, child abuse and/or homicide and/or marginalized and vulnerable clients), including conducting needs assessments, providing emotional support and/or crisis intervention, and discussing safety concerns and options; analytical and problem solving skills; demonstrated communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills; superior organizational, planning and case management skills; proficiency with computer operations, including databases and MS Office applications; the successful candidate will be required to travel within the region.
Note: The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
- 1 Bilingual Permanent, 444 Yonge Street, Toronto, Toronto Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Health and Social Services
Friday, July 23, 2010
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Monday, August 9, 2010 11:59 pm EDT. Late applications will not be accepted.
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