Ontario Government Nursing Jobs – SOCIAL WORKER

Website Ministry of the Solicitor General

Job Description:

We are currently seeking Social Workers to provide professional assessment, rehabilitative, and discharge services for inmates at the Quinte Detention 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
  • Facilitate group and individual rehabilitative programming
  • Collaborate on multidisciplinary care plans
  • Provide crisis intervention services
  • Prepare clinical assessments and statistical reports
  • Formulate reintegration/release plans in collaboration with professional and community partners and inmates
  • Participate in social work research activities and evaluate treatment programs and services
  • Perform other duties, as assigned
  • Provide one-to- one counselling

Job Requirements:

  • You are currently registered as a Social Worker in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers (OCSWSSW)
  • You are able to assess inmates in crisis and apply appropriate therapeutic intervention
  • You are able to connect and build rapport with a diverse client population with varied cultural, ethnic, and educational backgrounds
  • 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 have knowledge of community support services to assist inmates in formulating reintegration plans
  • You have a general understanding of the justice system in Ontario
  • You have proven tact, discretion and sensitivity to discuss problems/options with offenders and maintain confidentiality
  • You have advanced written communication skills to prepare case notes, assessments, and progress and statistical reports

Qualification & Experience:

  • You have experience working within a multi-disciplinary setting, including community agencies
  • 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)

Job Details:

Company: Ministry of the Solicitor General

Vacancy Type: Temporary

Job Location: Napanee, Ontario, Canada

Application Deadline: N/A

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