We’re looking for professionals who help people have difficult conversations!
- May lead and/or co-lead support groups
- May provide advocacy services on behalf of a client or group of clients
Administration and agency duties
- Maintain accurate files, case records and data as required by the Firm
- Prepare correspondence as required
- Other duties as required
Statement of Qualifications and Education
Completion of relevant educational requirements of your professional field.
- Demonstrated knowledge of risk factors and risk assessment
- Demonstrated knowledge of resources and services available to clients
- Demonstrated knowledge of professional standards and ethical guidelines of professional conduct
- Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the culture, history and struggles experienced by people in the community
- Demonstrated communication skills (written and verbal)
- Demonstrated skills in working with diverse groups of people
- Demonstrated skills in analysis and assessment of individual and systemic issues impacting clients
- Demonstrated ability to work with complex sensitive issues
- Demonstrated ability to work independently within team/program guidelines, and best practices
- Demonstrated ability to maintain respectful, collaborative and professional approach/standards with clients and colleagues
- Assess client need for and recommend when appropriate additional resources or multi-disciplinary support for client
- Support clients to identify short and long term goals & strategies for goal achievement.
- Utilize recognized interventions to support client in the achievement of established goals
- Advocate with and on behalf of client as required
- Participate in training to ensure ongoing development of skills and abilities – including personal and professional development educational opportunities.
- Ensure both electronic and physical client files remain current within established guidelines/policies & procedures.
- Ensure timely submission of all administrative work in accordance with Legal Prep practices
- Collaborate and network with community agencies/companies as appropriate and as requested by the Firm
- Ensure familiarity with all pertinent legislation
- Follow safe work practices as established by the Firm, the program and all appropriate laws and regulations.
- Knowledge of mental health issues in elderly and family life cycles
- Availability and ability to work flexible hour as needed
- May involve local travel
- Demonstrated computer skills
- Valid driver’s license when applicable.
- Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, other language skills are an asset and very welcome!
- Client services are provided in private confidential office space. Limited travel may be required relevant to the location of the services provided.
- Must be a member in good standing with a regulated health college as per current standards for practicing social work, counselling, and/or psychotherapy (i.e. CRPO, OCSWSSW)
The Conversation Centre is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace and welcomes applications from women, members of racialized groups/visible minorities, Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, persons of any sexual orientation, and persons of any gender identity or gender expression. Legal Prep will ensure that each individual will have genuine and just access to employment opportunities within the Firm.
If you require accommodations for interviews or other meetings, please contact us.
Job Type: Part-time and Full-time