Registered Social Worker - Arabic Speaking

Job city: 
Hamilton
Job region: 
Central West Ontario
Application Deadline: 
Thursday, July 23, 2020 - 5:00pm
Job terms: 
Full-time contract

Responsibilities:

  • Provide clinical social work services to newcomer women experiencing or at risk of experiencing domestic abuse including, but not limited to:
    • Providing an appropriate combination of therapeutic and solutions-based counselling as needed to newcomer women, both individually and in groups
    • Performing effective, trauma-informed case management
    • Collaboratively developing safety plans for women experiencing abuse or at risk of experiencing abuse
    • Advocating for women to promote access to a full range of community service and supports
  • Perform duties associated with intake, needs assessment, referrals and maintain accurate records of the same in IWC’s internal database
  • Work collaboratively with IWC’s Settlement Counselling Team to provide support that meets the diverse settlement and therapeutic support needs of newcomer women
  • Participate in delivery of IWC’s EduBox program for families, providing, insight and guidance and direction around resources for women experiencing isolation and at risk of abuse
  • Maintain electronic records of participation and relevant program statistics, including case files for individuals accessing services.

Qualifications:

  • Current Certificate of Registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers as a Social Worker
  • Master of Social Work degree
  • Minimum two years relevant work experience
  • Demonstrated skills in the performance of a therapeutic role including strong assessment, counseling, case management and advocacy skills
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience applying group facilitation techniques for both therapeutic and solutions-focused (non-therapeutic) counselling activities
  • Excellent computer skills, experience using a range of video conferencing applications to deliver remote service for individuals and groups
  • Fluency in English and Arabic is required

How to apply:

Send a cover letter and resume to:

The Hiring Committee

Email:
IWCHiring@IWCHamilton.ca