Child Protection Worker

35 hours work week | potential evenings | 6-12 month contract

$61,000 – $91,000 based on experience and credentials

 

Jewish Family and Child Service is a multi-service, client-centered agency, and a Children’s Aid Society supporting the healthy development of individuals, children, and families. JF&CS offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including dental, vision, and health coverage, a Healthcare Spending Account, and a defined benefit pension plan. We offer ample vacation and sick days and are closed on most Jewish and all Statutory holidays. We are conveniently located at 9600 Bathurst Street in Vaughan. On the premises, you will find free parking, a daycare centre and a gym (with subsidized membership). 

We are seeking a Child Protection Worker to provide direct intervention and other practical and concrete services to clients using appropriate techniques and methods of social work practice.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the investigation of child protection allegations to families and institutions and service to families that require ongoing services.

  • Ensure the protection of children by receiving initial referrals and investigating as per the Child & Family Services Act.

  • Provide support and intervention to clients using a range of appropriate methodologies and techniques to best meet client needs.

  • Liaise with professional and community staff to provide support services in line with the case management plan.

  • Provides ongoing duty to report presentations as part of community outreach and agency liaison activities concerning the client population.

  • Complete and maintain up-to-date case notes and recordings while complying with Ministry standards.

  • Maintains current knowledge of legislation and government prescribed procedures, regulations, and child protection standards as per the Differential Response Model.

  • Regularly provides on-call coverage for immediate response cases.

  • Required to participate on the emergency after hours team.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • MSW or BSW

  • 3 or more years of related experience in child welfare case management

  • Authorized under the Ontario Association of Children’s Aid Societies (OACAS) or willing to complete the Authorization Candidacy Exam

  • Member of OCSWSSW in good standing

  • Clinical, assessment and/or client service delivery experience required

  • Working knowledge of CPIN (Child Protection Information Network) will be considered an asset

  • Ability to work effectively in multi-disciplinary team

  • Comprehension of French or another language will be considered an asset

  • Valid Driver’s License and access to a vehicle is required

 

Jewish Family and Child Service is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment. Accommodations during all phases of the hire process will be made wherever possible. Please advise us if any such accommodations are required. We thank all applicants for their application and interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted. No agencies please.

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Jewish Family and Child Service

4600 Bathurst St | 1st Floor

Toronto, ON   M2R 3V3

416.638.7800

info@jfandcs.com

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