Social Worker – Family Therapy

12-18 month maternity leave Contract 

$68,000 to 91,000

 

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

The Jerome D. Diamond (JDD) Adolescent Centre, a branch of Jewish Family and Child Service is looking for a Family Therapy Social Worker. The JDD Adolescent Centre is a children’s mental health centre that provides support to youth with educational, emotional and/or behavioural challenges.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Provide family and individual counselling and/or direct service support to the clients of the JDD who have complex needs using an appropriate range of techniques

  • Ability to provide group counselling, advocacy and support to families with special needs children

  • Provide consultation and collaboration with professionals in the community, eg. Schools, children’s mental health centres, etc

  • Facilitate coordination of services which includes the provision of information, advocacy and referral to both Agency and outside resources

  • Knowledge of and commitment to social work ethics, philosophy, principles and methods

  • Knowledge of and ability to deliver Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to clients of the JDD

  • Provide support and services to other Agency programs as required

  • Have the ability to work effectively in a multi-disciplinary team

  • Organize client-related documents, records, and data collection for internal and external reporting purposes.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

 

Qualifications:

  • MSW

  • Minimum 5 years related clinical/family therapy experience

  • Member of OCSWSSW in good standing

  • Knowledge of community needs and resources

  • Flexibility and ability to respond to changing circumstances and organizational needs

  • The ability to establish rapport, credibility and build strong relationships with clients and colleagues 

  • Comprehension of French or another language reflecting the local community will be considered an asset 

 

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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4600 Bathurst St | 1st Floor

Toronto, ON   M2R 3V3

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info@jfandcs.com

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