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Temporary Full Time Bail Client Supervisor (Maternity Leave)

Temporary Full Time Bail Client Supervisor (Maternity Leave)

Company: The Salvation Army Toronto Correctional & Justice Services
Contact Person: MaryAnn Branje
Location/Address:
620 Muskoka Rd. N
Gravenhurst, Ontario , P1P 1E7

Position Description

The Salvation Army is an international Christian church. Its message is based on the Bible; its ministry is motivated by love for God and the needs of humanity.

Mission Statement

The Salvation Army exists to share the love of Jesus Christ, meet human needs and be a transforming influence in the communities of our world.

Vision Statement

We are an innovative partner, mobilized to share hope wherever there is hardship, building communities that are just and know the love of Jesus.

Core Values

Hope: We give hope through the power of the gospel of Jesus Christ.
Service: We reach out to support others without discrimination.
Dignity: We respect and value each other, recognizing everyone’s worth.
Stewardship: We responsibly manage the resources entrusted to us.

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

Position Purpose Summary:   

Reporting to the Bail Program Manager, this role will provide case management to an assigned group of clients released on bail.  The Bail Client Supervisor will attend local court offices to interview clients, complete intakes, and verify (risk assessment to ensure suitability for a surety) information. The incumbent shall provide support to the Justice of the Peace in the Bail Court, monitor client progress, and provide case management for clients once released.

ACCOUNTABILITIES:       

Direct Case Management Services:
  • Attend bail court to complete new client intakes and provide information to the court regarding bailees
  • Develop and implement case management of assigned clients; assist clients in establishing goals, monitoring progress, and preparing discharge plans
  • Interview clients and inmates at provincial detention facilities and the Barrie Courthouse to ensure they meet the requirements of the program.
  • Fill out new client information verification forms and ensure the information is accurate
  • Document case/supervision notes and daily log entries for each client after each meeting
  • Work with clients for the juration of the bail life cycle to mitigate their risks and connect them with community partners such as alcoholics anonymous, drug treatment programs, employment opportunities etc.
  • Assist clients with information on the judicial process and on community supports
  • Assist in the preparation & facilitation of life skills classes and instruction for clients 
  • Monitor appropriate behavior; intervene in crisis situations, provide emotional support and advocacy as required
  • Engage in the development of inter-personal relationships that promote dignity and respect
Communication and Reporting:
  • Meet with clients as per the terms and conditions of the court; may require daily, weekly, or monthly reporting for each client
  • Complete monthly and quarterly reports as required
  • Create and maintain list of reports required for health and safety compliance purposes
  • Perform administrative duties, such as compiling and maintaining accurate case files and appropriate documentation related to clients
  • Maintain caseload with regularly scheduled sessions and record keeping on all contacts and sessions as required by policy and procedures
  • Ensure appropriate communication of relevant concerns being mindful of the guidelines of the referral base and confidentiality procedures: maintain confidentiality of all client records, documenting all relevant information and update logs and client files regularly
Community Networking and Partnerships:
  • Liaise with court officials, Crown Attorney’s, police, and defense lawyers regarding client care
  • Meet standards as required by the Attorney General and the Ontario Association of Bail Verification Support Services (OABVSS)
  • Work cooperatively with the community partners and complete necessary documentation as required
  • Network with Salvation Army, government and community social service providers to coordinate resources for the benefit of clients and programs
  • Coordinate care services help clients identify and obtain resources
  • Complete other duties as required

WORKING CONDITIONS:  

  • This is a temporary full-time position to cover a maternity leave based on 35 hours per week
  • Working environment is typically in an office setting in generally agreeable conditions
  • Working with individuals who have a criminal record, and are on a provincial bail order
  • Occasional travel (20%) and some scheduled overtime is associated with this position

EDUCATION, QUALIFICATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS:  

  • Diploma in the social services field with experience in Correctional & Justice Services
  • Certificates in CPR/First Aid and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention Techniques or willing to obtain
  • Alternative combinations of education and experience may be considered

EXPERIENCE AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • 2 years’ experience working with correctional clients and with people in the correctional justice system
  • Previous experience working in corrections case management an asset
  • Knowledge of the community considered an asset
  • Understanding and knowledge of the CJS and processes

SKILLS AND CAPABILITIES:

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal) in English and French would be an asset
  • Proficient computer skills using Word, Excel and other office software including data bases
  • Attention to detail, problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong sense of integrity and confidentiality with professional ethics and a balanced sense of fairness and flexibility
  • Able to build and strengthen relationships with the community
  • Ability to undergo applicable screening and background checks successfully that are satisfactory to The Salvation Army, in its sole discretion (i.e., The Salvation Army Abuse Registry) and provide an original copy of a Background Check with vulnerable sector screening
  • Ability and willingness to develop an understanding and support for the mission and purpose of The Salvation Army in Canada and its implications as related to position responsibilities

SALARY: $23.16 per hour

Interested applicants are asked to contact MaryAnn Branje by June 30, 2022

Email: maryann.branje@salvationarmy.ca

In support of our commitment to a healthy and safe workplace and community, The Salvation Army (TSA) has a vaccination requirement for all new employees within the Province of Ontario, Social Services sector.  The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on the condition of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and will be required to provide proof of full vaccination, prior to their employment start date. The requirement to be fully vaccinated is subject to provincial human rights legislation. If the candidate is unable to vaccinate for a reason protected by the Human Rights Code, a request for accommodation can be submitted and written proof satisfactory to TSA will be required.

The Salvation Army offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment process.  If you are contacted to participate in an interview or screening process, please advise us if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants, however, only those candidates to be interviewed will be contacted.

You must advise your managing supervisor of your intentions prior to submitting your application.

Posted: June 20, 2022 | Expires: June 30, 2022
Posted Under: Miscellaneous
Career ID: [ 10806 ]