Adult Protective Service Worker - Toronto

Gig Overview

Location
Toronto, Ontario
Gig Type
Part Time
Salary / Compensation
Details Not Provided
Date Posted
1 month ago

Additional Details

Experience
Some Exp. Required

Gig Description

Please send your application to careers@cltoronto.ca and quote job posting E21-07 in the subject line.Community Living Toronto, one of the largest agencies of its kind in North America, is a dynamic innovative organization committed to a vision of promoting a welcoming community.  As a leader in the field, Community Living Toronto offers support to over 6,000 individuals with an intellectual disability as well as support to their families, including residential and day support, assistance with employment, community support, early childhood services, and respite.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in human services or a related discipline. Training and/or certification in CPI (Crisis Prevention), Conflict
  • Management, Leadership, Disability Studies, and/or Applied Behavioral Analysis an asset. Minimum 3-5 years working with
  • adults with developmental disabilities. Direct program delivery experience in the community social services sector, with a
  • demonstrated working knowledge of community-based programs and related provincial and community support services.
  • Will consider an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Job Summary:

  • The Adult Protective Services Worker is accountable for establishing a voluntary working relationship with adults 18 years of age or older who are living on their own or are transitioning to live on their own in the community and have developmental disabilities.
  • Maintaining a caseload of approximately 25 individuals, the APSW identifies and facilitates access to generic community supports as well as government-funded services and supports (e.g., the Ontario Disability Support Program, Passport Program, Legal Aid, etc.). The primary focus is delivering support, case management, and advocacy services through regular face-to-face meetings, with a goal of improving an individual’s overall quality of life including independence, stability, and social inclusion.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinate new referrals in collaboration with various referring agencies.  
  • Under the general supervision of a program manager, this position is responsible for:
  • Providing advocacy, care coordination, and assistance to adults with intellectual disabilities to access requested community resources (legal, housing, financial, health, and wellness, etc.)
  • Promotes community awareness.
  • Person-directed planning and maintenance of case records.


Please send your application to careers@cltoronto.ca and quote job posting E20-187 in the subject line.


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