Temporary Full Time Bail Verification and Supervision Counsellor

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
St. Leonard's Community Services
  • Counselor: Individual
Full Time
  • Ontario - Brantford and Brant County - Brantford
Experienced (Non-manager)$21.17 - 24.03(Hourly)2019-10-102019-10-23
Temp FT Bail Verification Couns

THE POSITION

The Bail Verification and Supervision program is designed to support the existing justice system and the efficiency of the court system by ensuring that individuals otherwise entitled to release from detention are not detained due to lack of financial resources or community connections.  The Bail program supports individuals, mentally capable of understanding the expectations for the Bail program, who are unable to obtain surety and who are willing and motivated to participate, make positive changes in their lives.

As a Bail Verification and Supervision Counsellor, you would:

  • Assess to determine eligibility for the program
  • Manage case load of clients involved in the program
  • Develop service plans and monitor compliance with court-imposed sanctions
  • Respond to client needs through referrals, crisis intervention, and counselling
  • Provide information and liaise with resources, supports and referral sources

Hourly wage range: Band 2- $21.17 to $24.03 plus shift premiums and group health, dental, accidental death & dismemberment, and travel insurance benefits

Hours of work: Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with some flexibility required to meet the needs of the program

Start date: as soon as possible

Contract ends: October 2, 2020

TO APPLY, YOU MUST:

  • Have a college diploma in a Human/Social Services field
  • Have a minimum of 2 years’ combined student placement and/or paid experience working with individuals involved in the justice system
  • Possess a knowledge of the Criminal Justice System
  • Be proficient in MS Office and be familiar with databases
  • Have access to reliable transportation

Email: recruit@st-leonards.com   Fax: 519.759.8156

Apply by October 23, 2019

Personal information submitted will only be used for the purposes of the competition in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

St. Leonard's Community Services is dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live and serve. The Agency encourages applications from all qualified individuals.  If you are an applicant with disabilities and require accommodations, please let us know at the time of our contact so that we may arrange for their provision. 

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