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Thrive Child Development Centre

Social Worker

Sault Ste. Marie/Hybrid
Social Services
POSTED: 2 months ago
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Closing Date:
October 09, 2023
Job Description:
Social Worker
Family Support Services · Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario (Hybrid)

We are looking for a Social Worker - BSW for a full-time 1-year contract position. We are seeking an innovative, and highly motivated professional to provide case management support to clients and their families including responding to inquiries, advocating on behalf of clients and their families, and linking clients/families to internal and external services. This position will work Monday thru Friday, 37.5 hours a week. This position works in a hybrid working model (a mix of home and in-office workdays) and will be based out of our Queen Street office in Sault Ste. Marie (travel may be required).

If you are seeking a dynamic and challenging role in supporting the development of children and youth with a variety of physical, developmental and communicative challenges, THRIVE has a position for you. Using a family-centred, strengths-based approach, our experienced and dedicated professional staff provide a range of assessment, intervention and community-based services building on the child's unique strengths, gifts and talents so that they and their families can truly THRIVE!

We believe in the power of teamwork and partnership, and achieving excellence through innovation, curiosity and optimism. In addition to our fun and collaborative working environment, we also offer: a competitive salary, professional development and growth opportunities, access to Employee Family Assistance Program, participation in a defined benefit pension plan (Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan - HOOPP), and paid time off during our Winter Closure (Dec 23-Jan 2).

Required Skills:
What we need from you:
Bachelor degree in Social Work from an accredited university program
Membership with the Ontario College of Registered Social Workers and Social Service Workers
Experience in pediatric rehabilitation is an asset
Ability to plan, deliver and evaluate services using evidence-based research
Familiarity with case management/coordination including assessment, effective interactions with collaterals, intervention as needed, advocacy, funding assistance and education/resource sharing.
Strong communication skills including verbal, written, presentation and listening skills
Demonstrated experience working family centred-approach, ensuring clients and families have a voice and are engaged as true partners in care;
Sensitive to linguistic, cultural, social, economic, individual and positional differences among staff, providers and children/families served.
Ability to communicate in both official languages is an asset
Satisfactory criminal background check and vulnerable sector screen (CPIC)
Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required
Access to a reliable vehicle as travel throughout the district to other Centre sites may be necessary.
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How to Apply:
If you are interested in joining an amazing team of professionals to creating a future of possibilities for children, submit your resume and cover letter by visiting our website. Application deadline: October 9, 2023

THRIVE Child Development Centre/Centre de développement de l'enfant is an incorporated, non-profit Children's Treatment Centre made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, therapy assistants, early childhood educators, ABA Therapists and support staff. We provide inter-disciplinary pediatric rehabilitation, respite care, an on-site childcare program and resource support to community childcare centres in Sault Ste. Marie and throughout the District of Algoma. Visit www.kidsthrive.ca for more information.

Everyone is welcome - as an inclusive workplace, we are committed to creating positive and welcoming space within our organization, for our clients, families, volunteers, staff, and community partners.

All applications are appreciated; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. THRIVE Child Development Centre is an equal opportunity employer, and provides accommodations for applicants with disabilities upon request. THRIVE's requirement that employees be fully vaccinated is subject to any accommodation obligations it may have under the Human Rights Code.
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