Disclosure Clerk
Part-time; 21 hours a week

Salary: $56,354 to $65,965 based on experience

 

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 4600 Bathurst Street. On the premises, you will find free parking, a daycare centre and a gym (with subsidized membership). 

We are seeking a part time Disclosure Clerk, they will be responsible for preparing file disclosures including but not limited to records checks, file summaries, requests from other CAS agencies, requests from clients, former clients, legal representatives, court ordered file disclosures, requests from office of the Children’s Lawyers, community partners, and others.

Responsibilities:

  • Receive disclosure requests and prioritize based on type and timelines.

  • Request and receive all required documents from party requesting disclosure, including signed consents, prior to producing disclosure.

  • Complete record checks on agency databases and legacy systems, and provincial databases as required to successfully complete the disclosure request.

  • Identify and request all necessary case documentation for disclosure requests

  • Complete court ordered disclosures, file disclosure request, record check requests from other agencies, offices, and/or individuals. 

  • Redact case files to produce non-identifying file disclosures

  • Communicate with staff, disclosure clients, external agencies, and community partners, as required.

  • Clarify requests for information and prepare information for disclosures following policies, procedures, legal requirements, legislation, and timelines.

  • Summarize pertinent information required to fulfil disclosure requests according to policies and procedures, using child protection knowledge.

  • Clarify requests for information and prepare information for disclosures following policies, procedures, legal requirements, legislation, and timelines.

  • Maintain and update documentation through client database.

  • Complete all forms and closing procedures, as required.

  • Complete all documentation requirements independently

  • Perform other duties as assigned 

 

Qualifications:

  • Accredited College Diploma in Legal Office Administration or Law Clerk. 

  • Two (2) years’ experience in a related field working with legal disclosures.

  • Experience working within Child Welfare and/or Indigenous Child-Wellbeing setting would be considered an asset.

  • Basic knowledge of the Child, Youth & Family Services Act (CYFSA) and of child protection proceedings.

  • Knowledge of court rules and the relevant legislation and expectations of the court office and understanding of child protection clinical practice.

  • Knowledge of Agency programs and services.

  • Proficiency in the use of technology.

  • Demonstrated understanding of filing systems.

Jewish Family and Child Service is committed to the principle of equal opportunity in employment and welcomes candidates from diverse backgrounds. Accommodations during all phases of the hire process will be made wherever possible. Please advise us if any 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.