|Deadline: February 26, 2024
|Position Type: Full-Time, 35 Hours Per Week (Permanent)
|Posting Type: Internal & External
|Supervisor: Manager, Allied Health, Service and Care Pathways
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services (AAMHCS) is a Community Health Centre that is committed to and works to improve health outcomes for the most vulnerable immigrants, refugees, and their communities. We do this by facilitating access to services and addressing systemic inequities. The Centre envisions a future in which diverse individuals, families and communities can achieve health with dignity.
Our dynamic and collaborative inter-professional team includes physicians, nurses, social workers, dieticians, psychiatric consultants, settlement workers, health promoters, community-based researchers and a cutting-edge Health interpretation program. We operate three busy centres, covering the City’s West, East End and Downtown. All are easy to reach using public transport.
We are looking for a thoughtful, empathic, and organized person to be part of the Centre’s interdisciplinary health services team and work within a collaborative model of clinical and allied health practice, program planning, implementation and evaluation. The Social Worker provides assessment, case management and co-ordination, short and long-term counseling and where appropriate advocacy for clients and community members. The position works with all Centre clients, including women, children, youth, adults, seniors and 2SLGBTQI+, who are newcomers, immigrants, refugees and who face multiple and complex health and social issues.
The successful candidate will be working mainly from our 340 College St. Site but due to Access Alliances multi-site locations, may also work in all three locations.
Skills and Qualifications
Other Skills and Qualifications:
Salary: 62,710 – 75,638 / Annual
Hours: 35 hours/week
Classification: Community Health Promoter
Bargaining Unit: United Food and Commercial worker, Local 175
Access Alliance offers comprehensive group benefits coverage, annual vacation entitlement, cumulative sick leave entitlement, employee assistance programs. Access Alliance is a HOOPP employer.
Please be advised that our organization requires all staff, students, and volunteers to be fully vaccinated. Proof of Covid-19 vaccination can be obtained from the Ministry site.
With “Social Worker” in the subject heading, please send your resume and cover letter by 5:00 pm February 26, 2024:
by E-mail: email@example.com
by Regular Mail: Hiring Committee, Social Worker
Access Alliance Multicultural Health and Community Services
340 College Street, Suite 500, Toronto, ON, M5T 3A9
No phone calls please.
AAMHCS is a community-based organization that operates from a pro-choice, anti-oppression, and participatory framework. In your cover letter, we invite you to articulate why you wish to work with Access Alliance, and in what ways did you wish to put your skills, experience, and education into action for this role and for Access Alliance at this time. Knowledge of the neighbourhoods we serve and how agency values would be integrated in your day-to-day work may be interview questions.
We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please note that a criminal background check and Vulnerable sector check will be conducted for this position as a condition of employment
We are committed to a workforce reflective of the diversity of the City of Toronto and the communities we serve. We encourage applications from those who provide different perspective and contribute to diverse ideas including those from racialized and 2SLGBTQI+ communities.
AAMHCS is an inclusive and equal opportunity employer committed to providing accommodations for applicants upon request at any stage of the recruitment process in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code. Applicants need to make their needs known in advance.
AAMHCS encourages a scent-free environment.