quinta-feira, 11 de novembro de 2010

Case Worker – Full Time Permanent Position

St. Clair West Services for Seniors is a non-profit, charitable organization which provides valuable, innovative, and caring support services to older and/or disabled adults who wish to maintain their quality of life while living in their own homes. We provide a range of services, including Adult Day Services, Case Management, Homemaking, Meals on Wheels, Respite Care, Supportive Housing and Transportation. We have offered our services in the community since 1973 and we endeavour to provide these services in a variety of languages by trained staff and volunteers. Our community development focus creates opportunities to empower individuals and groups and builds sustainable, healthy communities.

St. Clair West Services for Seniors is seeking applicants for the position of Case Worker. This will be a 35 hour a week position covered by the Collective Agreement between St. Clair West Services for Seniors and C.U.P.E. Local 3358. The position falls into Grade 7 of the agency’s salary grade with an annual salary between $40,422.20 and $48,230.00 based on education and related experience. We also offer a competitive benefits package and RRSP contribution.

Job Summary: The Case Worker position assesses client/caregiver needs in the community, appropriately linking and referring clients to suitable resources. The position provides ongoing monitoring and support for clients until discharge from the agency’s services.

Primary duties include:

· Client assessment, care planning, care coordination

· Assist in the delivery of the care plan and coordination of appropriate interventions

· Monitor client status and work closely with services/professionals involved.

· Short term counselling

· Represent the agency at outreach functions and on work with multi-disciplinary teams

· Supervise community college and university students throughout their student placements

· Develop and deliver ongoing caregiver support group

· Balance direct client service with administrative client record keeping functions


· Degree in Social Work with proven experience in this type of position

· Second language Portuguese or Italian

· Extensive knowledge of senior’s issues and services

· Experience working with clients with mental health issues

· Client assessment experience

· Experience working as part of a multi-disciplinary team

· Experience in working with diverse ethnic groups

· Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written

· Comfort with all computer applications

· Valid Drivers licence and use of own car.

Please submit cover letter and resume to Andrea White, Assistant Executive Director by Friday November 26, 2010 at andreaw@servicesforseniors.ca or by fax to 416-787-8552.

Internal Unionized candidates must mark “Internal Application” on their cover letter.

We encourage applications from candidates who reflect the diversity of the community that we serve.

Please note that only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.

2562 Eglinton Avenue West
2nd Floor, Suite 202

Toronto, ON

M6M 1T4

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