Addiction Services for York Region Court Support Worker Contract in York, ON

Addiction Services for York Region

Branch York ON CA

Court Support Worker
York, ON

Addiction Services for York Region is seeking an individual to work in our Concurrent Disorders/Court Diversion program….


Addiction Services for York Region is a charitable, community-based counselling agency, located in Aurora, Ontario, which supports change in the lives of individuals, their families and communities related to substance use and problem gambling. Information on our agency can be found at www.asyr.ca .

Addiction Services for York Region is seeking an individual to work in our Concurrent Disorders/Court Diversion program. This is a 12 month, contract position for 35 hours per week.

The Court Support Worker provides services related to the co-occurrence of mental health and substance use/misuse problems for individuals involved with the criminal justice system. Most work will be completed within the court system.

This position will:
Provide direct services to individuals and their families with concurrent disorders who are involved with the criminal justice system

Provide case consultation and collaborative treatment planning with local mental health and addiction workers

Co-facilitate groups, as requested

Provide training and awareness initiatives

Participate in local and regional planning, as required

The successful candidate will possess:
A degree in the health sciences or the social sciences with a considerable knowledge of concurrent disorder issues or combination of education and experience

Proven experience in concurrent disorders interventions/treatment models

Excellent knowledge of the criminal justice system

Knowledge of addictions and mental health interventions

Knowledge and proven ability in program development

Good public speaking skills

Excellent organizational and administrative skills

The ability to work independently

The ability to work with other community organizations and professionals

A valid drivers license

An up-to-date successful Vulnerable Sector Check, as required by agency policies

All interested applicants should submit their resume and a cover letter either by email by 12:00 Noon ET, Friday, February 3, 2017 to [email protected] . Please quote COURT SUPPORT WORKER – YOUR NAME in the Subject Line of your E-Mail.

ASYR is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome applications from diverse individuals who self-identify on the basis of any of the protected grounds under the Human Rights Code. We are committed to integration and maintaining the independence of individuals and removing barriers to accessibility in the workplace. We are committed to full compliance with the Human Rights Code, the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, the Occupational Health and Safety Act, and all other applicable legislation.

ASYR is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to an employment opportunity, please advise our HR representative of the accommodation measures required which would enable you to be interviewed in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.


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Employment Type: Freelance
Location: Toronto, ON, CA
Posted on: 2017-01-24
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