Victim Witness Services Worker ID: 67532

Deadline Date: 2021/10/28

Location:  Geraldton

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.
Posting Date:
2021/10/14
City:
 Geraldton
Province:
 Ontario
Address:
 
Start Date:
 
Type:
 Contract
Hours:
 36.25
Wage:
 $31.80
Number of positions:
 1
Days of work:
 
Occupation:
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion
Duties:
 

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.

Please note:
• A valid driver's license is required for travel to remote locations and courts in Geraldton/Longlac area.
• This is a temporary part time position with 18.12 hours/week.

A bustling northern town, Geraldton is your destination for outdoor adventure and small town simplicity. Located at the junction of Highways 11 and 584 on the shores of Kenogamisis Lake, Geraldton lies 275 kilometres northeast of Thunder Bay and 1350 kilometres northwest of Toronto. Known for its forestry and mining industries, Geraldton offers a great northern experience with the scenic natural beauty of the nearby sparkling lakes and abundance of forest wildlife, as well as friendly community living.

Want to know more about Geraldton? visit http://www.greenstone.ca/

 

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will be:

• Providing information/support/assistance to clients
• Managing/coordinating assigned high volume of cases
• Acting as a liaison/maintaining networks to advocate the needs/interests of clients
• Participating in projects/committees/public education activities
• Preparing statistical reports

Qualifications:
 

How do I qualify?Mandatory

• Valid Driver's Licence (travel will be required throughout the region)

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

• Experience in and knowledge of victims' issues (e.g. child abuse, sexual assault, domestic violence, homicide, 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)

Misc.:
OPS commitment to diversity, inclusion, accessibility, and anti- racism. We are committed to build a workforce that reflects the communities we serve and to promote a diverse, anti-racist, inclusive, accessible, merit-based, respectful and equitable workplace.

We invite all interested individuals to apply and encourage applications from people with disabilities, Indigenous, Black, and racialized individuals, as well as people from a diversity of ethnic and cultural origins, sexual orientations, gender identities and expressions.
Visit the OPS Anti-Racism Policy and the OPS Diversity and Inclusion Blueprint pages to learn more about the OPS commitment to advance racial equity, accessibility, diversity, and inclusion in the public service.
We offer employment accommodation across the recruitment process and all aspects of employment consistent with the requirements of Ontario's Human Rights Code. Refer to the application instructions below if you require a disability-related accommodation.

Closing Date/Apply by:
2021/10/28
How To Apply:
Applications are ONLY accepted online via this link:

https://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/Preview.aspx?Language=English&JobID=168945   

Email and Fax submissions will not be accepted 

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Ryan Whyte
Position Title:
 Talent Assistant Co-op
Company Name:
 Ontario Public Services
Address:
 5700 Yonge St
City:
 Toronto
Province:
 Ontario
Postal Code:
 M2M 4K2
Phone:
 
E-mail:
 ryan.whyte@ontario.ca
Web Address:
 https://intra.careers.gov.on.ca/