Government of Ontario Jobs for New Graduates – SOCIAL WORKER

Website Ministry of the Solicitor General

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a qualified Social Worker to provide professional assessment, rehabilitative, and discharge services for inmates at the Central East Correctional Centre. To provide professional social work and classification services for all offenders, with a focus on short term and special needs offenders in a detention centre.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide social work consultation and training to staff
  • Collaborate on multidisciplinary care plans
  • Facilitate group and individual rehabilitative programming
  • Provide one-to- one counselling
  • Prepare clinical assessments and statistical reports
  • Formulate reintegration/release plans in collaboration with professional and community partners and inmates
  • Provide crisis intervention services
  • Participate in social work research activities and evaluate treatment programs and services
  • Perform other duties, as assigned

Job Requirements:

  • You can understand, interpret, and apply relevant legislation such as the Ministry of Correctional Services Act, Social Work and Social Service Work Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, etc., as well as acquire knowledge of, and apply, operational policies and procedures
  • You are currently registered as a Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
  • You have a general understanding of the justice system in Ontario
  • You are able to connect and build rapport with a diverse client population with varied cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds
  • You have knowledge of community support services to assist inmates in formulating reintegration plans
  • You have advanced written communication skills to prepare case notes, assessments, and progress and statistical reports
  • You are able to assess inmates in crisis and apply appropriate therapeutic intervention
  • You have proven tact, discretion and sensitivity to discuss problems/options with offenders and maintain confidentiality

Qualification & Experience:

  • You have in-depth knowledge of, and experience with, theories, principles and practices of social work normally acquired through a Bachelor of Social Work (BSW) or a Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • You have experience working within a multi-disciplinary setting, including community agencies

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of the Solicitor General

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Location: Lindsay, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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