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VICTIM WITNESS SERVICES WORKER

Organization:
Ministry of the Attorney General
Division:
Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division
City:
Oshawa
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
03521 - Executive Officer 1 B/U
Salary:
$1,141.38 - $1,401.46 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
158141
The Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division is seeking a dedicated individual to provide a full range of services to victim/witnesses of crime, including needs assessment, crisis intervention, emotional support and referrals, and to participate in stakeholder networks and public education. This role will be focused on human trafficking (HT) cases.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will be:
• Providing information/support/assistance to clients
• Managing/coordinating assigned complex cases, with a focus on human trafficking (HT) cases
• Acting as a liaison/maintaining networks to advocate the needs/interests of clients
• Participating in projects/committees/public education activities
• Preparing statistical reports

How do I qualify?

Mandatory

•You have a valid G Class Drivers License and access to a vehicle as travel outside Durham region may be required.
• You may be required to work evenings and weekends on occasion.
• Additional security measures will be discussed with the successful candidate

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

• Experience in and knowledge of victims' issues (e.g. human trafficking, homicide, sexual assault, domestic violence, etc.)
• Demonstrated crisis response/intervention skills, needs assessment and risk assessment skills and ability in providing services that meet the needs of clients (e.g., victims of crime and/or marginalized/vulnerable clients)
• Proven analytical and problem solving skills, communication, interpersonal/teamwork skills
• Case management skills and ability to interpret and apply policies/procedures
• Proficiency with computer operations to work with program database systems and MS Office
• Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, the Victim/Witness Assistance Program and related legislation (e.g. Victims' Bill of Rights)

** Important Pre-Assignment Application Process**

As part of the application process, please provide a written response of 250 words or less to describe the following:
”In 250 words or less, please describe when first meeting with human trafficking victims, what issues you would address and give an example of a time you did this.”
Please include your pre-assignment response with your cover letter and resume and upload under ONE attachment. Applications that do not have the pre-assignment included will NOT be considered in the screening stage.

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 150 Bond St E, Oshawa, Central Region, Vulnerable Sector Check
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
6
Category:
Administrative and Support Services
Posted on:
Friday, December 4, 2020
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you.

    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 employment 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 employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • T-AG-158141/20
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.
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 Friday, December 18, 2020 11:59 pm EST. 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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