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Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre
Sault Ste Marie
Job Term:
1 Temporary (up to 12 months with possible extension)
Job Code:
C10104 - Social Worker 2 (COR)
$1,143.42 - $1,451.80 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Your strong desire to make a difference in the lives of others along with your registration as a Social Worker will make this opportunity with the Algoma Treatment and Remand Centre a perfect career for you.

*Job advertisement closing date extended to November 15, 2018.*

What can I expect to do in this role?

Working in a multi-disciplinary team for adult offenders in a correctional facility, you will provide a full range of services, including:

• clinical assessments
• coordinating case management and crisis intervention
• specialized treatment with complex cases
• developing and delivering treatment programs
• community outreach
• advocating to secure services
• assisting with reintegration process
• developing support systems for offenders

How do I qualify?

Mandatory Requirements:

• You are registered as a Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
• You have oral French language skills at the advanced level

Specialized Knowledge and Skills:

• You have demonstrated experience applying social work theories, principles and practices (including developing rehabilitative treatment plans) normally acquired through a Bachelor of Social Work or Master of Social Work
• You are able to interpret and apply relevant legislation

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• You have demonstrated oral communication skills and the ability to provide individual and group counselling services
• You have demonstrated written communication skills to prepare assessments, evaluations and reports
• You have interpersonal skills and the ability to work in a multidisciplinary team including outside agencies

Organizational Skills, Tact and Discretion:

• You are able to manage conflicting priorities
• You have demonstrated tact and discretion to maintain confidentiality
• You have demonstrated sensitivity when discussing problems with offenders in crisis

Analytical, Problem Solving and Computer Skills:

• You have analytical and problem solving skills to assess offenders in crisis and apply appropriate therapeutic intervention
• You are able to effectively use word processing applications to input and retrieve offender data, prepare reports and maintain case documentation and statistics

Additional Information:

  • 1 Bilingual Temporary, duration up to 12 months, 800, Great Northern Road, Sault Ste Marie, North Region, Enhanced – Criminal Record (CPIC) Check, Fingerprint-based Criminal Record (CPIC) check, Vulnerable Service Sector Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Health and Social Services
Posted on:
Monday, September 17, 2018
  • This ad is also available in French.
  • Please note that as of November 1, 2018, with the implementation of the Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015, the security screening check requirements for this position may differ from those described in this job ad.

    In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • N-CL-128511/18
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Thursday, November 15, 2018 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

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