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- Victim Witness Services Worker, Canada PDF Print E-mail

- Victim Witness Services Worker, Canada

 

Ministry of the Attorney General


Division: Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division
City: Milton
Job Term: 1 Permanent
Job Code: 03521 - Executive Officer 1 B/U
Salary: $29.96 - $36.78 Per Hour*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Job ID: 110750


The Victims and Vulnerable Persons Division is seeking a dedicated individual to provide a full range of services to victim/witnesses of crime, including needs assessment, crisis intervention, emotional support and referrals, and to participate in stakeholder networks and public education.

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will be:
• Providing information/support/assistance to clients
• Managing/coordinating a high volume of assigned complex cases including cases with child victims and witnesses
• Acting as a liaison/maintaining networks to advocate the needs/interests of clients
• Participating in projects/committees/public education activities
• Preparing statistical reports

How do I qualify?

Mandatory
• You have a valid G Class Drivers Licence

ADDITIONAL NOTES:

• You have a valid driver's licence and access to a vehicle as travel to 2021 Plains Road East in Burlington will be required.
• You may be required to work evenings and weekends on occasion.
• Additional security measures will be discussed with the successful candidate.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge
• Experience in and knowledge of victims' issues (e.g. domestic violence, child abuse, sexual assault, human trafficking, elder abuse, homicides/fatalities, , etc.)
• Demonstrated crisis response/intervention skills, needs assessment and risk assessment skills and ability in providing services that meet the needs of clients (e.g., victims of crime and/or marginalized/vulnerable clients)
• Proven analytical and problem solving skills, communication, interpersonal/teamwork skills
• Case management skills and ability to interpret and apply policies/procedures
• Proficiency with computer operations to work with program database systems and MS Office
• Ability to acquire and apply knowledge of the Criminal Justice System, the Victim/Witness Assistance Program and related legislation (e.g. Victims' Bill of Rights)

Additional Information:

Address: 
1 Permanent - Full Time, 491 Steeles Ave, Milton, Central Region, Enhanced - Vulnerable Services Sector Screening Requirement
Compensation Group: Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Category: Administrative and Support Services

Note: 
In accordance with the Ontario Public Service Employment Screening Checks Policy, the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Please refer to the Additional Information / Address section above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), HR Service Delivery Division to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional screening checks as indicated in the Additional Information / Address section above that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening/Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service.)

A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
C-AG-110750/17
As detailed in Article 6.1.2 of the OPSEU Collective agreement, the results of this competition may be used to fill future vacancies within 125 kilometres of the listed work location and within 14 months following the closing date of this posting.

How to apply:

You must apply online. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. 
Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.
Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

 

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Posted on 09 August 2017


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