Child Care Representative
Social & Community Services
Child Care Representative
At the Region of Halton, we treat everyone with respect, honesty, fairness and trust. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to establishing a qualified workforce that is reflective of the diverse population we serve. The Region of Halton is committed to providing accommodations throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We encourage applications from all qualified individuals; however, only those under consideration will be contacted.
This is a permanent full-time position working 35 hours per week.
The successful candidate must have an Early Childhood Education Dilpoma / Social Services Diploma / Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized Community College or University with two (2) years of related experience. Must be registered with the College of Early Childhood Educators, or The Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
Incumbent must have experience applying legislation and policies to complex family situations while dealing with sensitive issues. Specific experience working with families with complex needs, including demonstrated practical experience in family centred practice, reflective supervision and service coordination is required. Knowledge requirements include child development, family systems; along with knowledge of relevant Acts, legislation, and frameworks, including but not limited to: Child and Family Service Act, Child Care and Early Years Act, the Municipal Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, and How Does Learning Happen? Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite is required. Familiarity with the Ontario Child Care Management System is an asset. Organizational, time management, and customer service skills are essential. An equivalent combination of education and experience will be considered.
You make a positive difference in people’s lives because you provide high quality customer centered services. You operate within a highly ethical environment and you will be accountable for going the extra mile, listening to your customers, creatively meeting needs, and always being respectful to those you serve. As a result, you will be part of a qualified and strategic team recognized widely for caring, excellence, integrity, inclusiveness and flexibility.
The successful candidate will be made an offer of employment on condition that the Regional Municipality of Halton receives a current (obtained within the past six (6) months), original and acceptable Vulnerable Sector Check by the first day of employment. Travel will be required, incumbent must provide their own transportation. The incumbent will be required to provide a copy of their driver’s license by their first day of employment. Must have up to date immunizations, including 2-Step Tuberculosis Test.
· Interview applicants for assistance with the cost of child care services and determine eligibility at various locations throughout Halton.
· Prepare all appropriate forms including income tests, agreements, and consents.
· Review cases for approval with Supervisor as required.
· Determine personal or family issues, providing support in child related matters and/or appropriate referrals.
· Visit active cases on a semi-annual basis to determine continued eligibility.
· Learn, synthesize, and apply information to policies and directives pertaining to Child Care Subsidy.
· Participate actively in the Halton Service Coordination initiative.
· Responsible for the completion of all client case notes, correspondence and reports.
· Report to the Children’s Aid Society as appropriate and maintain understanding of Duty to Report.
· Perform other duties as assigned.
March 18, 2019
April 1, 2019
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