If you are a versatile and self-motivated individual consider this challenging opportunity with the Ministry of Community and Social Services.What can I expect to do in this role?As a Case Presenting Officer, you will:• review and assess cases when disability clients appeal ministry decisions regarding eligibility• conduct in-depth investigations into eligibility of disability clients• prepare and present cases on behalf of Ministry at Social Benefits Tribunal HearingsNOTE: the successful candidate will be offered the opportunity to work from any one of the following work locations:- 10 Government Road East, Kirkland Lake - 50 Balls Drive,Bracebridge- 621 Main Street West,North Bay- 5520 Highway 101 East, South PorcupineHow do I qualify?Mandatory:• You have a valid driver's license• You must be able and willing to travel throughout the province as required• You are proficient in English and have advanced proficiency in oral FrenchKnowledge:• You have knowledge of judicial/appeal proceedings related to social assistanceResearch & Analytical Skills:• You have demonstrated the ability to research, interpret and apply detailed knowledge of the Ontario Disability Support Program Act and related legislation, regulations and policies• You have demonstrated analytical, evaluation, problem solving and organizational skillsCommunication & Interpersonal Skills:• You have demonstrated verbal and written communication and presentation skills to explain disability programs, legislation, regulations, clients rights and responsibilities, write detailed reports, and cross-examine witnesses• You have proven negotiation, interpersonal and relationship building skills with the ability to apply tact and diplomacy in dealing with confidential and sensitive information• You are able to negotiate resolutions with clients and legal representatives• You are able to work effectively independently and as part of a teamComputer Skills:• You are proficient withsoftware applications including Wordprocessing, spreadsheets, email and databasesJOB AD HAS BEEN AMENDED TO REMOVE REQUIREMENT FOR WRITTEN PROFICIENCY IN FRENCH.
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