At the Child and Parent Resource Institute (CPRI) we provide highly specialized trauma-informed mental health and developmental services. These services include Assessment, Consultation, Treatment, Research and Education. We work with local community services, building on what they have already done and use evidence-based practices to adapt our approach to the unique needs of each child. CPRI is looking for an experienced Social Worker, who will lead by example as you bring your clinical leadership and assessment capabilities to this collaborative role with members of the First Nations community.
What can I expect to do in this role?
• work with the First Nations community, applying your knowledge of traditional teachings, culture, values and traditions;
• provide social work services in the form of assessment, consultation planning, treatment and follow-up to clients of CPRI using social work interventions and specific professional expertise and skills;
• consult and liaise with other disciplines, family and community partners as required, to establish appropriate programming and follow-up;
• record and report in accordance with CPRI and program policy; and,
• provide clinical leadership, capacity building and consultation to social workers, interdisciplinary team members, educational institutions and community agencies.
How do I qualify?
You have a Masters Degree in Social Work from a university of recognized standing or an acceptable equivalent, combined with social work experience; and
• You have membership in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
Clinical knowledge and skills
You have the ability to use clinical social work skills, including assessment, clinical intervention, and consultation.
• You have the ability to review available information within appropriate theoretical framework to identify salient aspects of clinical presentation and determine appropriate levels of intervention.
• You have knowledge of diagnostic and treatment procedures utilized by related disciplines
Leadership, interpersonal and teamwork skills
You have demonstrated strong clinical leadership abilities and interpersonal skills to collaboratively work with and lead a multidisciplinary team
Communication, facilitation and organizational skills
You have well-developed communication, facilitation and conflict resolution skills.
• You have coordination and organizational skills to lead and manage caseload and team projects.
• You have proven communication skills to effectively relate to various members of the treatment team, clients, families and all relevant community agencies (i.e. the First Nations community)
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.
Please apply online, only, at www.ontario.ca/careers, quoting Job ID 100666, by Thursday, December 29, 2016. Please follow the instructions to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.