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Temporary Social Worker/Attendance Counsellor

by Thames Valley District School Board

Date Posted: Aug 16, 2022
Thames Valley District School Board

Job Description


POSITION TITLE: Temporary Social Worker / Attendance Counsellor
SALARY RANGE: $44.49 per hour plus 4% vacation pay              
START DATE: 2022 September

POSITION SUMMARY: The Social Worker / Attendance Counsellor provides direct social work services to students and parents including counselling, agency referrals and other interventions that address the underlying social, emotional, family, peer and learning issues that create barriers to learning.  The incumbent also performs the duties of an Attendance Counsellor as outlined in the Education Act of Ontario.

QUALIFICATIONS/EXPERIENCE: A Four (4) Year University Degree in social work and current registration with the Ontario College of Social Workers.  A minimum of one (1) year experience in a community agency or school Board setting providing counselling services to children and families, preferably in a role providing legally mandated services.

The recruitment process requires a criminal background check for work with vulnerable persons.

Please note it is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that the application is received by Human Resources on or before the deadline date.

If you were educated outside of Canada, you must have your certificates and/or diplomas or degrees assessed against Canadian education standards. This will enable you to provide proof of Canadian equivalency when applying for a job. The Alliance of Credential Evaluation Services of Canada is a membership organization that offers fair and credible academic credential assessment services in Canada. (NOTE: This is different from translating credentials into English).

Please use the "APPLY FOR THIS POSITION" link below to submit your electronic application.  Only applications submitted using this link will be considered.

The Thames Valley District School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the recruitment of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspectives, experiences and needs of our students and school communities. The Thames Valley District School Board seeks to ensure that all recruiting processes are non-discriminatory and barrier-free and will provide accommodations to applicants in accordance with the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA). Please inform the Human Resources team member indicated below of the nature of any accommodation(s) that you require.

A. Pease, Acting Staffing Specialist, Human Resources

We thank all applicants, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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