Permanent Full Time Community Caseworker

Permanent Full Time Community Caseworker

Permanent Full Time Community Caseworker

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File No: OP-23-48
Date Posted: March 1, 2023
Closing Date: March 8, 2023
Location: Residential and Community Services
Date of Vacancy: June 12, 2023
Hours of Work: 80 hours per pay
Wage: Hourly: Start- $31.38           6 Months- $31.96      One Year- $32.49
Annually:          Start- $65,270         6 Months- $66,477   One Year – $67,579

POSITION:      To provide support to individuals with a developmental disability, families and care givers in a community setting consistent with Ongwanada’s Vision and Mission. Provide case management support and promote the Host Family Program.


  • Providing regular visits to Persons Served/family and Host Family providers to provide counseling, support and problem-solving assistance;
  • Providing support to Persons Served/families/Host Family providers in emergency situations, i.e., illness/death;
  • Escorting & supporting individuals during medical appointments, banking and other activities as assigned;
  • Advocating on behalf of Persons Served to ensure that the appropriate community support systems are in place;
  • Providing social and life skills training to in developing community living skills;
  • Developing and coordinating Support Plans;
  • Developing and coordinating Behavioral Support Plans;
  • Coordinating and accessing community support for Persons Served;
  • Ensuring all documentation is maintained as per standards;
  • Monitoring medications and treatments.
  • Presenting to community groups, agencies and other interested parties;
  • Advertising for new Host Family homes as required;
  • Recruiting, screening and orientating potential new Host Family providers.

Performs other auxiliary duties as assigned. (5%)

For the complete position description please refer to the “staff login” section of the Ongwanada website ( ) or contact Human Resources.


  • Graduate from a Social Sciences Program and / or equivalent training and experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities;
  • Incumbent must have current CPR/First Aid certificates and complete re-certification as per Ongwanada standards;
  • Incumbent must have successfully completed a Pharmacology course deemed acceptable to Ongwanada and maintain medication training in keeping with Ongwanada policies;
  • Must possess a valid G Driving License with full driving privileges, insurances and have access to own vehicle;
  • Must successfully complete and maintain Non-Violent Crisis Interventions Training as per Ongwanada policies;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills; good oral and written communication skills;
  • Good judgment and organizational skills;
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Ability to work flexible hours as approved and required;
  • Competent computer skills and experience working in a case management setting an asset.          

Please submit a Cover Letter & Resume quoting file number by 4 pm on the noted closing date to:

Human Resources Specialist Human Resources

Ongwanada  191 Portsmouth Avenue  Kingston, ON    K7M 8A6

Fax (613) 548-8135 Email:

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