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May 4 2022

Francophone Child Protection Worker

Catholic Childrens Aide of Toronto, Anywhere - Website
Posted by CERF Niagara

Job Description

Emergency After Hours Job Class
One (1) Temporary, Part-time (Bilingual) – Twelve (12) Months

EAH Pay Scale as follows:
on Duty or on Call Shift Rate (Week Day, Weekends, 1st Up or 2nd Up)

The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto has an exciting opportunity for
a Francophone Child Protection Worker with the After Hours Program on
a temporary, part-time basis for twelve (12) months. The After Hours staff will
work a minimum of 15 hours per week, based on rotational shift work. The After
Hours worker will provide bilingual (both in English and French) mandated child
protection services to Francophone families outside of the Society’s regular business
hours including, evenings, weekends and holidays.

Duties Include:
• Assumes responsibility for the provision of services and responds to all
inquiries, requests and/or complaints from Francophone families outside of
regular office hours; including evenings, weekends and holidays;
• Complete initial information gathering and assessment of referrals regarding
children alleged to be in the need of protection which includes obtaining full
information defined by Provincial child protection standards, guidelines and
CCAS procedures;
• Complete initial record searches and compile information regarding the child
and family that are the focus of the allegation, from a number of sources
including CCAS and other CAS case files and provincial database sources;
• Commence the assessment for immediate safety threats for the child,
screen for the presence of domestic violence, human trafficking and
gathering of referral information, and advise referral source of their ongoing
duty to report;
• Conduct assessments of protective factors and the capacity of the family to
provide protection for the child; assess the validity of the referred
• Determine eligibility for service in accordance with the Ontario Child Welfare
Eligibility Spectrum, in consultation with the After Hours Supervisor on call;
• Conduct child abuse investigations with Toronto Police, Child Youth
Advocacy Centre (CYAC) as per protocol when necessary;
• Provide a broad spectrum of child protection services and support to various
departments at CCAS;
• Document information in the Child Protection Information Network (CPIN);
• Liaise with community resources and partners where appropriate;
• Participate in monthly team meetings either virtually or in person;
• Participate in ongoing training and development;
• Attend case conferences if requested;
• Attend court if necessary;
• Attend individual and/or group clinical supervision either in person or
• Work in a safe manner in accordance with the Society’s Health and Safety
Policies and procedures and all relevant legislation.

Qualifications Required:
• B.S.W./M.S.W. from a university of recognized standing (NOTE: applicants
without a B.S.W. degree, but who have a minimum qualification of a B.A.
plus three (3) years directly related Child Welfare experience may be
• Demonstrated proficiency in verbal and written communication skills in both
English and French;
• Clinical knowledge of social work theories, principles and practices; child
development; family systems; domestic violence; sexual/emotional abuse;
child neglect and high risk assessment;
• Demonstrated knowledge of CYFSA, Child Protection Standards, Risk
Assessment Model for Child Protection in Ontario, Ontario Child Welfare
Eligibility Spectrum, child abuse protocols and other relevant community
protocols dealing with neglect and abuse;
• Knowledge and understanding of Child Welfare Transformation and
Differential Response;
• Excellent crisis intervention and conflict resolution skills;
• Demonstrated ability to conduct investigations with good assessment skills;
• Excellent verbal, written, listening, communication and interpersonal skills in
order to work effectively with individuals and groups from a variety of diverse
communities and to resolve conflict in an effective manner;
• Demonstrated problem solving, planning and priority setting skills;
• Strong time management skills and ability to work effectively under
• Proven ability to work as an integral member of a team;
• Familiarity with community resources;
• Excellent collaboration skills to liaise effectively with community resources
and partners;
• Experience with CPIN, word processing skills and ability to learn new
• Proven ability to work effectively with an extremely diverse community;
• Personal integrity, responsibility and a demonstrated understanding of, and
commitment to, integrating the values in the CCAS Mission Statement, the
principles of equity, justice, non-discrimination and accessibility into practice,
service delivery and team relationships;
• Demonstrate a clear understanding, and ability to incorporate AntiRacism/Anti-Oppression (ARAO), Trauma Informed Practice (TIP) and
Evidence Informed Practice (EIP);
• Demonstrated understanding of Society’s Health and Safety Policies and
Procedures and relevant legislation.
The successful candidates will be licensed to drive in Ontario and required to be the
principal driver of a vehicle for use on Society business.

• Child Protection intake and investigation experience.
• Live within the geographic area the Society services (City of Toronto).

NOTE: Applicants with skill sets that closely match this position will be invited to a vir
meeting to assess French language speaking skills prior to moving forward to the inte
stage of this competition.

Please visit the career section of our website
File #22-037 – Please submit your cover letter and resume no later than:
Internal Closing Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 11:59PM
External Closing Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 11:59PM

The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto has a COVID-19 vaccination
policy in place. It is a requirement of employment that successful applicants
be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless a valid exemption under
the Ontario Human Rights Code is provided.

We appreciate all applications received. All communications will be held in strict and
professional confidence. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be
contacted. We thank all applicants for their submissions.
CCAS is committed to a selection process that values equity, diversity, and inclusion
and also reflects the community serves.

Anti-Oppression/Anti-Racism at CCAS

CCAS is committed to having a workforce that is reflective of the diversity of the City
of Toronto and strongly encourages application from all qualified individuals,
especially those who can provide different perspectives and contribute to a further
diversification of ideas.

Accommodation at CCAS

We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive and
barrier free. Accommodation will be provided in accordance with the Ontario Human
Rights Code. Applicants need to make any accommodation requests for the
interview or selection process known in advance by contacting the Human
Resources Department at 416-395-1500. Human Resources will work together with
the hiring committee to arrange reasonable and appropriate accommodation for the
selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable

All communications will be held in strict and professional confidence.
The Catholic Children’s Aid Society of Toronto is committed to equity and diversity
and encourages applicants from varied backgrounds. We will accommodate
disabilities in the recruitment process in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights
Code. Should an applicant require an accommodation during the recruitment
process, please contact the Human Resources Department

How to Apply

Please visit the career section of our website
File #22-037 – Please submit your cover letter and resume no later than:
Internal Closing Date: Tuesday, May 10, 2022 at 11:59PM
External Closing Date: Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 11:59PM

Job Types: Bilingual, Part time, and Temporary. Job expires in Endless.

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