Bilingual Adult Protective Services Worker
|Family and Childrens Services of Renfrew County|
Location: Pembroke, Ontario
Posted: September 18th 2017
|The Service Coordination/Adult Protective Services Programs are sponsored by the Ministry of Community and Social Services and Ministry of Children & Youth Services and administered by Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County.|
The Service Coordinators provide a single point of access, case management and advocacy services to children and their families. Adult Protective Services Workers (APSW) by assisting adults with developmental disabilities with case management, advocacy and accessing services and supports to meet their needs. This is a full-time, unionized position with Developmental Services- Family & Children’s Services of Renfrew County.
Service Coordinators/Adult Protective Service Workers ensure that persons with developmental disabilities and their families are aware of service options, have the information regarding access to community supports and use an individualized approach which upholds the choices of the person and identifies the supports and services from which they may benefit.
Service Coordinators/Adult Protective Service Workers are responsible for Transitional Planning for Youth between the ages of 14 and 21 years of age.
Service Coordinators/Adult Protective Service Workers will develop and maintain community liaisons with both the public and private sector that hold resources which may benefit the person. Special attempts will be made to assist aboriginal persons and their families to access programs tailored to meet their unique needs. Service Coordinators will address the needs of the French speaking community and make every attempt to promote integrated access mechanisms for francophone services.
Service Coordinators/Adult Protective Service Workers are representatives of Family and Children’s Services and as such, will uphold the values, policies and legislated requirements associated with both the agency, the Ministry of Children and Youth Services and the Ministry of Community and Social Services. Service Coordinators/Adult Protective Service Workers are expected to participate in, utilize and respect the collegial approach both within the agency and when dealing with outside resources/parties.
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Please submit your resume and cover letter via email (preferred) or mail and reference “APSW” in the subject line.
Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County is committed to providing a barrier free workplace. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
We thank all candidates for their interest; however, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.
|Human Resources Coordinator|
Family and Childrens Services of Renfrew County
77 Mary Street, Suite 100,
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