Temporary Full Time Community Service Order Caseworker (Maternity Leave replacement), ending December 21, 2018

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Ottawa Booth Centre
Published
November 9, 2017
Salary
$19.00 per hour
Interested applicants must respond in writing to
Employee Relations Department: jobs@ottawaboothcentre.org
Closing date
November 22, 2017

Description

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 Program Delivery and Development

  • Maintain a minimum caseload of 120 ongoing client cases (minimum 60 for Part time caseworker)
  • Ensure case managers/supervisor/parole and probation officer provide appropriate information in writing to CJS prior to placement of the client
  • Complete client intake, risk assessments and termination summaries to funder’s standards
  • Select work placements based on matching a client’s skills and interests to the needs of the placement agency; contact the placement agency to determine the client’s suitability
  • Confirm that the client is completing his/her hours and assist client in fulfilling his/her CSO responsibilities
  • Ensure clients comply with CSO conditions imposed by the courts and contact the case manager/PPO if the client has failed to comply with a condition of the order
  • Counsel clients concerning their compliance with program requirements
  • Monitor clients’ CSO activities and keep case notes as per funder’s standards
  • Liaise with the client’s supervising case manager, probation officer
  • Maintain monthly contact with placement agencies to ensure clients are complying with CSO court orders
  • Attend court as required when requested by court and police services
  • Advocate on behalf of clients in association with their community support network
  • Respond to program evaluations to adapt and improve program content
  • May be required to travel up to 200 KM outside of the City of Ottawa on a twice-monthly basis

Administration

  • Complete monthly reports on all clients and submit to funder
  • Prepare and submit monthly, quarterly and annual statistical reports to the ministry and The Salvation Army as required.
  • Assign, check and monitor the work of student placements

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Completed post-secondary education in social work, criminology or similar discipline or relevant work experience
  • Experience working within the criminal justice system
  • Experience working with a marginalized population
  • Effective written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft, Word and Excel
  • Bilingualism (English & French) an essential
  • Clear Police Reference Check for Vulnerable Sector Screening is required

HOURS:  40 hours per week. Monday to Friday 8:00am – 4:30pm

When applying for this position, please quote job#53/17

 

The Salvation Army will accommodate candidates as required under applicable human rights legislation.   If you require a disability-related accommodation during this process, please inform us of your requirements. 

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

 

Internal Applicants, please advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

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