Relief Residential Caseworker

Relief Residential Caseworker

Bernadette McCann House for Women
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: December 1st 2017
Description:

The mission of Bernadette McCann House for Women, an accredited organization serving Renfrew County, is to provide safety, support and education to women, children and those who experience abuse, and to work for change that will end abuse. Our services include an emergency residential program for women and children, community outreach, support services for children, groups and workshops.

We are currently recruiting for a Relief Residential Caseworker. This is a casual position, on an “as needed basis only”. Weekend and shift work is required.

Reporting to the Residential Manager, this position provides direct service to abused women and their children in a residential setting, involving crisis intervention and client advocacy.

Qualifications

Required:

  • 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
  • Proven ability to work cooperatively and effectively both as a team member and independently

Preferred:

  • Ability to speak and write in both English and French
  • Valid driver’s licence and access to a car
Additional Information

To apply for this position, please send resume and cover letter via email, mail or fax.

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. Applicants requiring accommodation should contact Administration at 613-732-7776.

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

Fax: 613-732-8667
Email: wssshs@wsssbmh.org
Website: www.wsssbmh.org
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