Job Posting 83590

Social Worker
London District Catholic School Board
London area
closed 8 days ago (Fri, 20 May)
full time  •  $ 62,779 - $ 86,075 (commensurate with experience)

The London District Catholic School Board has a reputation for excellence, with more than 3,000 employees working together to educate approximately 21,000 students at 43 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools and St. Patrick Adult & Continuing Education within Middlesex, Oxford and Elgin counties, including the cities of London, St. Thomas, Strathroy and Woodstock.

 

Our mission: To serve our students through excellence in Catholic education

 

We invite applications for the full-time position of...

 

 SOCIAL WORKER 

 Association of Professional Student Services Personnel

Starting Immediately – Full Time Permanent Position

 Salary range: $ 62,779 - $ 86,075 (commensurate with experience)

 

Reporting to the Clinical Lead Supervisor, the successful applicant will work in the following key domains of social work practice: assessment, individual, small group & classroom intervention, staff & system consultation and capacity building, as well as advocacy & community liaison services to the students in both elementary and secondary schools, and their parents, and to function as a system member of the Social Work/Mental Health Team at LDCSB.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work and member in good standing with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Minimum 5 years relevant work experience with children, youth, and families at risk.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to be self-directed in a complex work environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment
  • Experience providing evidence-informed individual and group interventions (both small and large group), with children and youth experiencing social, emotional, behavioral, and mental health challenges
  • Experience in crisis intervention and the implementation of system-wide risk management protocols
  • Knowledge of the Child & Family Services Act, Education Act, Youth Criminal Justice Act and other pertinent legislation including provincial school attendance policies
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a team environment with students, school staff and parents in partnership with other system staff and community partners
  • Possess excellent communication, organization and consultation skills
  • Possess an understanding and willingness to support an inclusive Catholic education environment and the mission of the London District Catholic School Board
  • Experience in school social work preferred
  • Reliable transportation is required to travel within the LDCSB District
  • Mandatory adherence to all Health and Safety protocols and training as required and directed.

 

The London District Catholic schools exist to provide an educational atmosphere which fosters and directs the spiritual, intellectual, physical, and social growth of all our students to enable them to live and contribute as responsible Catholics in any society. Hiring a diverse workforce within the denominational rights will best serve our students and promote an inclusive environment. The London District Catholic School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the requirement of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspective and experiences and needs of our students and school communities. All hiring decisions will be fair, consistent, transparent, and made in accordance with applicable laws, including the Ontario Human Rights Code and the school board collective agreements. Hiring decisions must respect the denominational rights of the school board.

The London District Catholic School Board is committed to providing accommodations. If you require an accommodation to enable your participation in the interview & selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please advise the Board when contacted for an interview.

 

 We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

V. Romeo, Director                                                                                                                                            L. Steel, Chair

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