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Are you interested in working at an organization that is committed to excellence and adds value to the community? Family Services of Peel is a progressive, multi-service Agency offering a dynamic work environment and culture. To ensure the highest standards of service for our clients and community, our staff are experienced and qualified professionals who reflect the richness of our diverse community. We offer our staff ongoing professional development and training, opportunities for advancement, and a competitive salary. We encourage you to review our current job postings and invite you to submit your resume and letter of interest. Please check back soon again if there are no vacancies currently posted. Family Services of Peel is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from all qualified persons. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview.

Counsellor / Assessment Coordinator - Partner Assault Response (PAR)

Job Type
  • Full Time
Hours
  • 35 hours per week
Salary
  • $57,403
Unionized
  • Yes
Job Reference #
  • 0819-01
Submission Deadline
  • November 30, 2019
  • Please note: Applications will not be accepted past November 30, 2019.
Job Description
  • The Partner Assault Response (PAR) program addresses violence in intimate partner relationships with the aim of enhancing victims’ safety and increasing offenders’ accountability. The Program requires a full-time Counsellor / Assessment Coordinator with a strong Clinical and administrative background, as well as demonstrated work experience in domestic violence.
Job Responsibilities
  • Conduct group pre-screening sessions with individuals entering the program, provide program information, review contract and guidelines, fees, ensure signing of contract, fee agreement and consent
  • Make determinations about their readiness for the group sessions
  • Report on the day of pre-screening to probation officers, police and Victim Witness Assistance Program the results of the pre-screen and the date the client will start the group session
  • Implement suggested changes to the program, from the Advisory Committee
  • Maintain open communication with referral sources regarding client status
  • Follow-up with probation officers and the Courts
  • Participate in community initiatives, community outreach activities and case work services
  • Based on program needs, may be required to carry a caseload of Counselling Program clients
  • Meet all service delivery standards
  • Participate in team meetings and provide input and ideas for improving services
  • Contribute to team assignments and projects
  • Share in handling workload for positive results
  • Maintain the strictest confidence for all matters related to work in the Agency in accordance with relevant Agency policy and practice
  • Participate in orientation and training of new employees or students
  • Monitor requirements and upgrade knowledge and skills for client service
  • Perform other relevant duties as assigned for team or Agency
Key Qualifications
  • Masters level degree in a relevant field
  • Current and ongoing membership in good standing in a recognized accrediting body
  • 3-5 years of paid, full-time demonstrated clinical work experience in a variety of modalities
  • 3-5 years of paid, full-time demonstrated work experience in domestic violence
  • Knowledge and skills in the area of addictions
  • Strong background in domestic violence/abuse/survivors of trauma
  • Training in cognitive/behavioral approaches, addiction and mental health issues
  • Proven ability to facilitate adult learning sessions
  • Experience working with clients who have abusive behaviours
  • Strong communication skills and understanding of various learning styles
  • Ability to engage and work with the various diverse Peel communities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Superior oral and written command of the English language
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Flexibility to work in various locations throughout the Peel Region as assigned
  • A valid Ontario driver’s license, appropriate insurance and regular access to a reliable vehicle
  • Flexibility to work day/evening/week-end shifts as required
  • Additional language(s) an asset

Family Services of Peel is a community-based Agency that works to strengthen families, couples and individuals through counselling, education and support services. Our Counsellors adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Counselling and Social Work profession.

Family Services of Peel is committed to developing a staff team that reflects the community in which we work, and the people we serve. Family Services of Peel is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of qualifications and in accordance with privacy legislation. By submitting your application, you are providing your consent for the recruiter to conduct employment references.

Please forward your letter of interest and résumé by November 30, 2019 to:

Human Resources Department
Family Services of Peel
Reference competition 0819-01 in subject line
151 City Centre Drive, Suite 501
Mississauga ON, L5B 1M7
Fax: (416) 352 – 5396 | Email: fsp@fspeel.org

Facilitator - Supported Independent Living (SIL)

Job Type
  • Full Time and Part Time available
Hours
  • Full Time: 35 hours per week
  • Part Time: 17.5 hours per week
Salary
  • $43, 706 (pro-rated to .50 FTE for part-time job)
Unionized
  • Yes
Job Reference #
  • 0719-01-SIL
Submission Deadline
  • December 16, 2019
  • Please note: Applications will not be accepted past December 16, 2019.
Job Description
  • To provide personal support to adults with a developmental disability in supported individual living settings. The objective is to implement an Individual Support Plan for continued independent living and client enjoyment of a lifestyle which promotes participation, friendships and citizenship in the community.
Job Responsibilities
  • To coordinate cases, intake and assessment
  • To develop, implement and provide services based on and reflective of person-centred planning, self-determination and choice
  • To ensure that clients receive the contracted hours of support as identified
  • To develop and maintain a trusting and empowering relationship with the client
  • To facilitate the continued development of skills necessary to live independently and safely
  • To ensure safe and suitable living arrangements
  • To plan for clients’ changing needs as a result of aging, medical, and/or psycho-social needs
  • To develop opportunities for increased inclusion within in clients’ respective communities, as well as creating opportunities for increased friendships and affiliations
  • To provide clients and caregivers with community information and service referrals
  • To facilitate crisis intervention for clients (abuse, post-traumatic stress, panic situations, suicidal ideation or other critical incidents) advocate and support clients or refer them to other resources
  • To ensure clients get to appointments and services when required
  • To meet all service delivery standards
  • To maintain case files with historical and current information regarding clients’ status, assessment, service plans, service provided, outcome and evaluation, and all case notes
  • To provide statistical and incident information to manager for monthly and quarterly reports
  • To write letters or memos regarding service
  • To participate in providing information, and contributing to special reports, proposals or projects
  • To attend all required training: e.g. Social Role Valorization, Personal Outcome Measures, First Aid and CPR, CPI, and other training as relevant
  • To comply with current Ministry serious occurrence reporting and guidelines
  • To participate in team meetings and provide input and ideas for improving services.
  • To contribute to team assignments and projects
  • To maintain confidentiality for all matters related to Agency work in accordance with relevant Agency policies and procedures
  • To participate in orientation and training of placement students
  • To perform other relevant duties as assigned, for team or Agency
Key Qualifications
  • Bachelors level degree in related field and/or community college diploma specific to developmental disabilities
  • Experience required
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people with a dual diagnosis (complex mental health needs and developmental disability)
  • Current 1st Aid and CPR certification
  • Superior written and oral command of the English language
  • Strong communication skills, including presentations
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and data bases
  • Demonstrated efforts to continuously update skills
  • Ability to work day, evening and week-end hours
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License in good standing, a clean driving record, appropriate insurance and a vehicle are required for this position.
  • Flexibility to work at a variety of locations throughout Peel region 
  • Additional language(s) an asset

Family Services of Peel is a community-based Agency that works to strengthen families, couples and individuals through counselling, education and support services. Our Counsellors adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Counselling and Social Work profession.

Family Services of Peel is committed to developing a staff team that reflects the community in which we work, and the people we serve. Family Services of Peel is an equal opportunity employer. We recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of qualifications and in accordance with privacy legislation. By submitting your application, you are providing your consent for the recruiter to conduct employment references.

Please forward your letter of interest and résumé by December 16, 2019 to:

Human Resources Department
Family Services of Peel
Reference competition 0719-01-SIL in subject line
151 City Centre Drive, Suite 501
Mississauga ON, L5B 1M7
Fax: (416) 352 – 5396 | Email: fsp@fspeel.org