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Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Central East Correctional Centre, Social Work and Rehabilitation
City:    Lindsay
Job Term:    1 Temporary - up to 6 months with possible extension
Job Code:    10104 - Social Worker 2
Salary:    $1,127.63 - $1,431.76 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    53584
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Are you motivated to make a difference in the lives of others?

In this role, you will have great opportunities to research ideas, develop programming and put your own stamp on meeting the needs within the institution.
You will also enjoy participating on boards and committees, providing your input and collaborating with others.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Within a multi-disciplinary team, your role will include:

• Providing intake services by completing psycho-social and risk assessments
• Formulating rehabilitative treatment, case management and discharge plans
• Implementing rehabilitative treatment and discharge plans
• Developing and operating in-house and Accredited Core Rehabilitative Programs
• Participating in social work research activities and evaluating treatment programs and services.

How do I qualify?

Registered as a Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers

Bachelors or Masters degree in social work from a social work program accredited by the Canadian Association for Social Work Education.

Specialized knowledge:
Within a systemic change and anti-racism organizational change context that values diversity, these are our key requirements:

• Demonstrated working knowledge of applying social work theories, principles and practices
• Proven knowledge of community support services to assist in formulating discharge plans.

Interpersonal and communication skills:
You also possess:

• Proven abilities with oral and written communication and interpersonal skills
• Ability to demonstrate tact, discretion and sensitivity when discussing problems and options with offenders in crisis.

General Skills:
Your skills also include:

• Effective analytical and problem-solving skills
• Ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation and policies
• Proven planning and organizational skills
• Proficient in using computers and related software programs.

Additional information:

  • 1 Temporary, duration up to 6 months, 541 Hwy 36 RR 1, CENTRAL EAST CORR COMPLEX, Lindsay, East Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, May 1, 2013
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
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 as applicable 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 being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered 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 15, 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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