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Permanent Residential Child/Youth Caseworker

Responsibilities

Responsible to the Residential Supervisor, this position includes front-line services to children/youth who have witnessed or experienced violence, which includes one-to-one, safety planning, groups and drop-in sessions. Provides support and education to mothers on the issues of VAW, the effects of child witnessing, non-violent disciplinary methods, child development, nutrition and community resources. Provides information to children/youth regarding healthy relationships and advocates and makes referrals to other services.

Required Qualifications
  • Graduate of a 2-year post-secondary program in Social Sciences or related field
  • A thorough understanding of the issue of violence against women, and the impact on child/youth who experience abuse.
  • Experience in crisis intervention, and proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively both as a team member and independently.
  • Valid drivers licence and access to a car
  • Ability to speak and write in both English and French (preferred)

Applications must be received prior to noon on April 15, 2019

Mail to:

Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Bernadette McCann House
P.O. Box 244, Pembroke, Ontario K8A 6X3

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Relief Residential Caseworker

Reporting to the Residential Supervisor, this position provides direct service to abused women and their children in a residential setting, involving crisis intervention and client advocacy. This is a casual position, on an “as needed basis only”. Weekend and shift work required.

Required qualifications include: graduate of a post secondary program in social sciences or related field; a thorough understanding of the issue of violence against women, and the impact on child witnesses; experience in crisis intervention, and proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively both as a team member and independently. Ability to speak and write in both English & French (preferred) valid driver’s licence and access to a car (preferred).

Mail to:

Leigh Sweeney, Executive Director
Bernadette McCann House
P.O. Box 244, Pembroke, Ontario K8A 6X3
Fax: (613) 732-8667

*Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

BMH is an equal opportunity employer, committed to meeting needs under the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom, the Ontario Human Rights Code, and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Applications requiring accommodation should contact Administration 613-732-7776.