Staff of Huron Perth Children’s Aid Society are committed to offering excellent child protection services with a community focus.
They enjoy positive supportive working relationships with other community agencies and neighborhood groups, to provide the best possible services to protect children and support families.
We thank all applicants, however, only those to be interviewed will be contacted.
Please see the Contact Information tab for application instructions.
The Agency is currently accepting resumes for the following positions:
Child Protection Worker – Fulltime – Stratford Office
This position will provide protective and preventive services to families and children. The successful applicant will assume responsibility for child welfare caseloads including responsibility for assessing family and individual functioning, and the provision of child protection and therapeutic intervention services.
Qualifications: Must have a B.S.W. or M.S.W. degree. Minimum two (2) years related experience as well as completion of the OACAS New Worker Training modules preferred.
Salary Range: Competitive salary and benefit package.
Interested Applicants are to respond by January 12, 2018.
Family Visiting Worker Contract – April 2018
The Family Visiting program delivers access that is purposeful and focused on the importance of attachment and its vitality to a child’s healthy development. This position will supervise access that falls within the Agency’s access continuum model.
The successful candidate must be flexible to work part time in a variable work schedule totaling twenty-one (21) hours per week which can include daytime hours, evening (outside of normal business hours) and must be available to work weekends. The family visiting worker will provide therapeutic interventions and learning opportunities through teaching during access visits. The incumbent will possess excellent verbal and written skills, along with the ability to work independently and have strong time management skills. Experience in completing case notes is required. The successful candidate will have an automobile and a valid driver’s license.
Qualifications: Minimum of a community college diploma, successful completion of a Social Services diploma or an under-graduate degree with experience in child development/family dynamics or a combination of education and several years experience in the social field.
Interested applicants are to respond by January 19, 2018.
Group Program Worker – 12 Month Contract
The successful applicant will work 25 hours per week and will assume responsibility for facilitating parent education or self-help client groups and may provide programs for children in group settings. An understanding of the principals of adult education, child development and the ability to engage multi-problem, high conflict families would be an asset.
Qualifications: Applicants must have the minimum qualification of community college diploma or an under-graduate degree with experience in child development/family dynamics or a combination of education and several years experience in the social service field.
Salary Range: $61,914 – $76,309
Interested Applicants are to respond by January 19, 2018.
Emergency After-Hours Service Workers
This part-time position will represent the agency in child protection matters as they relate to emergency services and associated investigations and assessment. The nature of service provided will be to respond to all contacts as presented and to diffuse crisis as presented outside of regular agency hours and to stabilize events presented until cases can be assumed by regular day staff. Hours of work are from 4:30 pm to 8:30 am following day, Monday through Friday and 4:30 pm Friday through to 8:30 am following Monday, including statutory holidays.
Qualifications: Preference will be given to those with a B.S.W. or M.S.W., along with two (2) years related CAS experience, and completion of the New Worker Training Foundations. Consideration will be given to those applicants with a B.A. in a related discipline and with transferable experience from a CAS.
Remuneration: $1,000 per work week plus 2% in-lieu of benefits, vacation paid at current legislative provision.
What Can We Offer Full-Time Employees?
What Can We Offer Full-Time Employees?
- Competitive Salaries
- 21 days vacation for the first 5 years
- Short-term sick leave and long-term sick benefits
- Extended health care and dental coverage plans
- Employee Assistance Program
- OMERS Pension Plan
- Training opportunities
The following outlines are qualifications for our various frontline staff:
Child Protection Worker
The Child Protection social work position provides protective and preventative services to families and children and is responsible for child welfare caseloads including responsibility for assessing family and individual functioning, and the provision of child protection and therapeutic intervention services.
Qualifications: B.S.W. or M.S.W. or equivalent, with two years of child protection/counseling experience
Children’s Service Worker
The Children’s Service Worker position ensures that clinical intervention and advocacy services are available to children in the care of the Society and may achieve program objectives associated with permanency planning.
Qualifications: B.S.W. or M.S.W., or equivalent, with two years of child protection/counseling experience
To provide direct supervision, directing a team of professional social workers providing services in a child protection setting. This position joins a management team, which emphasizes innovation, sound leadership skills and progressive child welfare practice.
Qualifications: M.S.W. with three years child protection experience, excellent leadership, planning and organization skills, will be computer literate and have knowledge of a variety of management theories and strong time management skills.
Conditions of Employment
Conditions of Employment
You will be required to provide the following as a condition of employment:
- Criminal Reference Check – request completed personally at your local Police Station; cost reimbursed 100%
- The use of an automobile
- A Valid full “G” Ontario Driver’s License and vehicle are required
- Proof of business use automobile insurance with third party liability coverage of $2,000,000 including accident benefits, collision, comprehensive, and OPCF 6A riderMedical Note from your physician stating that you are medically fit for employment Tuberculin Disease Screening (TB test)
- A current Standard First Aid/CPR certificate is required
Please send a cover letter, full resume, including three current professional references to:
Shelly Crovetto – Manager of Human Resources
639 Lorne Avenue E.
OR BY Fax: 519-275-2360