Intake Assessor(s) 12 – month contract(s) – Barrie

The Agency

We are a Child Welfare and Children’s Mental Health agency committed to service excellence, teamwork and participation in decision-making.  We respect and value diversity and operate from an anti-oppression framework. Located in a prime recreational area about one hour north of Toronto, we provide the opportunity to combine the career and lifestyle of your choice. 

SMFC is committed to diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from racialized persons, Indigenous/Aboriginal People of North America, persons with disabilities, LGBTQ persons, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas.  In accordance with the AODA Act, accommodation will be provided throughout the recruitment process to applicants with disabilities.

The Job

This posting is for temporary contract position(s) based in the Barrie office.  The incumbent will report to the Service Manager and will have main responsibilities for handling telephone intake responsibilities for the Society, completing initial assessment and documentation on referred cases and completing file disclosures as required.  These are CUPE Local 5319 Bargaining Unit position.


  • Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Arts in a related discipline or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • A thorough knowledge of child welfare case management.
  • A demonstrated ability to accurately assess risk based on intake information.
  • Demonstrated ability to assess and support people in risk situations.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong time management skills and ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • A thorough understanding of anti-oppression values and principles is important.
  • An appreciation of and ability to work with a diverse community.
  • Bilingualism (French/English) is a highly desired asset.

 Note:    Our current Collective Agreement has provisions for the following: Where an applicant from an Ontario Child Welfare Organization is successful in a job competition, service-based entitlements for wages and vacation shall be based on the length of his/ her most recent period of continuous service. The foregoing does not apply to seniority-based entitlements.

 Compensation:  The salary range is $51,114 to $64,537 commensurate with experience.

 Applications by: July 17, 2019

 Please apply to:    Internal Candidates: Login WFN > Myself > Talent > Career Center > (1470)

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