School Social Worker - Community Care Team (Indigenous), Regional Student Services

Newmarket, Ontario
$66,862 - $97,004
January 3, 2022
February 2, 2022
Job Code: 3072847
Contract Type

Position Title: School Social Worker - Community Care Team (Indigenous), Regional Student Services

Location:  Regional Student Services (Education Centre, Centre for Leadership and Learning, 300 Harry Walker Parkway South, Newmarket, ON L3Y 8E2)

Salary: $66,862 - $97,004

Work Schedule: 31.5 hours per week

Application Deadline: Ongoing

Additional Information: The incumbent will provide School Social Work duties as well as itinerant social work support to students of Indigenous ancestry.  Please note that Indigenous ancestry is required.

Length of Assignment: The position in the School Workers part of the Community Care Team (Indigenous) is a two year pilot. The itinerant support to Indigenous students will be provided in 2 year term cycles, or pending available vacancies.

The School Social Worker - Community Care is a regulated and supervised member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Services Workers. The School Social Worker (Community Care) will work from Anti-Racist and Anti-Oppressive lens to help reduce barriers affecting student engagement and mental health, and support system level mental health initiatives. The School Social Worker (Community Care) will provide psychoeducation to staff, students and families, and where indicated, direct interventions for students struggling with social, emotional, or mental health challenges that are impacting their ability to function in school. 

Interested candidates are required to complete an on-line application through Apply to Education website to the attention of: The Recruitment Team. This term position is effective immediately and ending on or about June 30, 2023.

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