Social Worker

Posted on Jun 22

Ontario Public Service

711 Exeter RoadLondon, ONN6E 1L3

Financial benefits As per collective agreement

Personal Suitability

Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Interpersonal awareness; Dependability; Judgement; Values and ethics; Reliability; Organized

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure; Attention to detail; Combination of sitting, standing, walking; Large caseload; Large workload; Tight deadlines

Security and Safety Criminal record check

Target Audience Adults

Work Setting Correctional facility

Specific Skills

Act as an advocate for client groups in the community; Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group; Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services; Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems; Provide consultation services to government and other organizations; Plan programs of assistance for clients; Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility; Evaluate the effectiveness of counselling and social programs; Conduct social research

Financial benefits As per collective agreement

Experience Experience an asset

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Membership in a provincial association of social workers

Education Bachelor's degreeor equivalent experience

Languages English

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