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Ministry of the Solicitor General
Ontario Provincial Police
Aurora, London, North Bay, Orillia, Smiths Falls, Thunder Bay
Job Term:
6 Permanent
Job Code:
I0902A - Human Resources42
$73,402.00 - $108,164.00 Per Year
Posting Status:
Job ID:

What can I expect to do in this role?

The Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ontario Provincial Police, and the Bureau Commander, Healthy Workplace Bureau seeks a qualified individual to work with members of the OPP in the development and care and provide social work expertise and advice services in the area of mental health, addictions and trauma.

Note: This position requires extensive travel throughout the Province.

How do I qualify?


Ability to pass an OPP background security investigation.

Degree or diploma in Social Work or Social Service Work, or equivalent (e.g. Psychotherapist, Registered Nurse with mental health/addiction specialty, etc.) is required.

Must be registered, and in good standing, with their respective College at the time of application (e.g. OCSWSSW, OCRN, ORPO, etc.)

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Knowledge of theories, principles, practices and techniques of social work to provide counselling, family therapy and trauma counselling, understanding of theoretical applications and practical interventions and mental health assessment and diagnosis methodologies.

Understanding of human development stages across the lifespan to provide mental health, trauma counselling, family therapy and to provide interpretation and coaching to OPP staff.

Knowledge of community resources across Ontario, and related sectors to engage stakeholders, promote the integration of programs with regional priorities/programs and to identify needs, service gaps and pressures.

Knowledge of case management techniques and quality standards in order to ensure effective service delivery in accordance with the program and objectives

Knowledge of principles and practices of training and development to develop and present training programs within the OPP and for community partner organizations.

Ability to assist in the development, implementation, review and evaluation of health care programs and services to ensure high standards are maintained.

Ability to assess risks and make sound determinations surrounding continued health care and special service needs.

Ability to plan, prioritize and organize case load to ensure the effective case management and monitoring of caseload and to ensure that all required reports and statistics are prepared in a timely manner.

Ability to provide clinical oversight of case files and identify contentious issues. Ability to work with families of the OPP staff, providing assistance and support to in various human resource matters including illness and injury, employment accommodation and disability management

Courtesy, professionalism, tact and diplomacy to build rapport with clients, and interface with them in providing information and support to effectively resolve complex issues related with mental health, trauma and addictions. Ability to respond to employee and family inquiries, provide process and procedural information to assist members and support family members with processes/procedures in the event of an employee/family death.

Tactical communication skills to maintain composure and adjust behaviour to suit the individual and situation and to diffuse situations when required, adjusting communication style to accommodate resistance from potentially irate, upset clients.

Written communication skills.

Additional Information:

Resume / cover letter must be received no later than 11:59 pm on 16-Dec-2020. Submit quoting WIN ID # (if applicable) and file # 20-134 showing how your qualifications, training and experience relate to the position to: Tina Maier - 777 Memorial Avenue, Orillia, ON L3V 7V3.

Only those applicants selected for interview will be contacted.


Position addresses are:

Orillia: 777 Memorial Ave,4th Floor, Orillia L3V 7V3

North Bay: 911A Gormanville Road 1st Floor, North Bay P1B 8G3

Thunder Bay: 615 James St South 2nd Floor, Thunder Bay P7E 6P6

London: 6355 Westminster Dr, London N6P 1N5

Smith Falls: 525 Queen Street, Smiths Falls K7A 5K8

Aurora: 100 Bloomington Rd W, Aurora L4G 7N5

The Ontario Provincial Police is an equal opportunity employer and provides accommodation for job applicants in accordance with the Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. If you require accommodation in order to apply for this position, please contact the hiring manager.

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, Aurora, Aurora, Central Region
  • 1 Permanent, North Bay, North Region
  • 1 Permanent, London, West Region
  • 1 Permanent, Orillia, Central Region
  • 1 Permanent, Smiths Falls, Smiths Falls, East Region
  • 1 Permanent, Thunder Bay, North Region
Compensation Group:
Management Compensation Plan
Corrections and Enforcement
Posted on:
Wednesday, November 25, 2020

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