Child and Family Disclosure Worker

Position Details

  • Title
    Child and Family Disclosure Worker
  • Number of positions available
    1
  • Type of Position
    Permanent Full Time
  • Salary Range
    $50 – $64
  • Date Published
    August 1, 2018 08:00 AM
  • Closing Date
    August 18, 2018 11:59 PM

Position Description

 

CHILD AND FAMILY DISCLOSURE WORKER

(1) Regular Full-Time, Bilingual Position

 

The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa is committed to protecting the children and youth of our community from all forms of abuse and neglect. We work to keep them safe and secure, both within their families and the communities in which they live.

 The Position:        

The Child and Family Disclosure Worker reports to the Disclosure Supervisor and responds to enquiries made by adult adoptees, former crown wards, birth family members, and adoptive families community professionals, former clients, etc. regarding their entitlements for information.

 The duties of the Child and Family Disclosure Worker include:

  • Researching, Redacting and Disclosing file information to former crown ward and adoptees;
  • Writing file summaries for those applying for information in accordance with existing legislation, guidelines and procedures.
  • Providing pre-search information to the Ministry in order to facilitate a match between an adult adoptee and a member of their birth family.
  • Liaising with various collateral contacts in order to assist adult adoptees in obtaining documents such as birth certificates, death certificates or baptismal certificates.
  • Responding to general inquiries in person, by phone, or email and provides interpretation and explanation of Adoption Disclosure Registrar, legislation, Society policies and procedures, and other community resources.

 Hours of work:    

The Child and Family Disclosure Worker is expected to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends in order to meet the needs of individuals receiving services from the Society.  

 Qualifications:     

  • MSW, BSW or Bachelor’s degree in a related field with relevant work experience;

  • 2 years’ experience working with families and children;

  • Strong interpersonal and communication (oral and written) skills;

  • Demonstrated experience with direct client service work and counseling;

  • Experience in research and report writing;

  • Demonstrated administrative and organizational skills;

  • Possession of a valid driver’s licence.

  • Superior oral and written communication skills in both official languages (English & French)

 

We offer a salary range of $50,170 to $64,151, as well as a comprehensive benefits package (pension plan and health & insurance benefits) and generous leave provisions (such as 4 weeks of vacation after 1 year of service). Our modern workplace has excellent physical amenities including a fully equipped gym, free parking and a cafeteria.

 If you are interested in the above opportunity, please apply online on our website at www.casott.on.ca by 11:59 p.m., on Monday, August 6, 2018.
 

We thank all applicants for their interests in the Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa but we will only contact those selected for an interview. The Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa (CASO) is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live in and serve. The Society encourages applications from all qualified individuals. CASO is committed to a candidate selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier free. In order to ensure candidates are assessed in a fair and equitable manner, accommodations will be provided to prospective employees in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.