Social Worker

Full time and Contract; 35 hours per week; potential evenings

Salary: BSW: $63,000 to $82,000; MSW: $71,000 to $94,000 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 in Toronto. On the premises, you will find free parking, a daycare centre and a gym (with subsidized membership). 

We are seeking Social Worker(s) to join our team to provide counselling to children, adolescents, seniors, and families.  We currently have opening within various teams that specialize in Counselling, Youth Advocacy, Financial Assistance, Holocaust Survivor Services, Domestic Violence, etc. Visit the Career Opportunities page of our website to view more information on any specific speciality.  

 

The successful candidate will:​​

  • Provide counselling to client(s) using a range of appropriate methodologies, practices and techniques to meet client(s) needs.

  • Liaise with families, community and other professionals to provide consultation and support services.

  • Conduct psycho-social assessments of individuals and families.

  • Formulate and develop client-centered service plans including crisis interventions, internal agency response and referrals, linkages and referrals to external resources, follow-ups, etc. 

  • Provide budgeting and money management supports to clients dealing with financial hardship and poverty-related challenges

  • Deliver empowerment, advocacy, and problem solving supports to help clients navigate complex financial systems and provides referrals to the Financial Empowerment and Problem Solving program as appropriate. 

  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Social Work, Masters of Social Work or equivalent

  • Minimum of 3 years of clinical or related experience required

  • Registered member of OCSWSSW in good standing

  • Knowledge and/or expertise in specific clinical therapeutic interventions, such as Motivational Interviewing, Brief Therapy, CBT, and/or group psychotherapy

  • Strong clinical and assessment skills

  • Clinical case-management and financial literacy knowledge experience 

  • Knowledge of Matrix and other data management systems is a strong asset

  • Comprehension of French/Russian/Hebrew or another language will be considered an strong asset 

 

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.