Careers

Careers

At Toba Centre, we are committed to finding safety, justice, and healing for children and families.  This requires passionate and dedicated individuals, contributing their unique skills and experience as part of our multi-disciplinary team.  If this describes you, please consider joining our team. 

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Forensic Interviewer

Full-time, Permanent

The Opportunity

This position is responsible for conducting detailed forensic interviews of children and youth involved in child abuse investigations or who may be witness to violence. The incumbent conducts interviews in a manner that is developmentally and culturally sensitive, neutral, fact-finding, and legally sound. They adhere to research-based forensic interview guidelines to create an environment that enhances free recall, minimizes interviewer influence, and gathers information needed by all multi disciplinary team members to avoid duplication in the interview process. The Forensic Interviewer is also responsible for facilitating structured forensic interviewer peer reviews and providing training and/or mentorship to multidisciplinary team members regarding forensic interviewing.

The Forensic Interviewer engages in tasks and activities that support and facilitate a multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse investigations. They are a member of a collaborative team of professionals that works to reduce trauma and promote healing for child/youth victims and non-offending family members.

The Qualifications

This position requires a post-secondary degree in a discipline such as social work, psychology, criminal justice, or a related field from an accredited academic institution, a minimum of 2 years of experience conducting forensic interviews of child and youth victims and witnesses and 3 to 5 years of experience conducting child abuse investigations within a law enforcement and/or child protection setting/role. Related experience or commensurate education of a comparable or equivalent level will also be considered.

  • Knowledge of child protection and law enforcement child abuse investigative procedures.
  • Knowledge of child development, memory and trauma, and the effects of abuse on children, youth and family members.
  • Ability to engage children of all ages in an interview setting and communicate with caregivers in crisis.
  • Understanding of children living with disabilities and ability to interview children with unique needs.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of abuse and psycho-social needs of child victims of abuse.
  • Knowledge of and experience with criminal justice and judicial systems, preferably in Manitoba.
  • Experience in providing court testimony based on forensic interviews.
  • Experience with and understanding of a multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse investigations.
  • Sensitivity to the diverse cultural backgrounds of children in Manitoba.
  • Knowledge of and sensitivity to family systems, attachment and child victimization.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (Child and Family Services Act, Criminal Code, Personal Health Information Act, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, The Protecting Children (Information Sharing Act))
  • Ability to communicate effectively with professionals across disciplines and function as part of a team.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Fluency in French and English would be considered an asset.

Additional Information

A Prior Contact Check, Child Abuse Registry and Adult Abuse Registry Check, Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Record Check, and Winnipeg Police Enhanced Security Checks are a requirement of all Toba Centre positions.

At Toba Centre, employment equity is a factor in hiring. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter if they belong to the following diverse groups: Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, visible minorities and newcomers.

Toba Centre offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Please submit a cover letter and resume clearly indicating the candidate’s suitability for the position to: info@tobacentre.ca

Only those applicants who will be considered for interviews will be contacted.

Application deadline: May 30, 2023

Case Navigator/Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator

Full-time, Permanent

The Opportunity

This position involves Case Navigation and Multidisciplinary Team (MDT) Coordination responsibilities. This position is responsible for case management at the centre and facilitating linkage with appropriate internal and external partners. The incumbent provides information, support, crisis intervention, advocacy, and referral services for child victims of abuse and non-offending family members who are referred to Toba Centre. The position shares responsibility/provides back-up coverage for intake of all cases coming to the centre, coordination of intake requests, and coordination of cases for review at the joint intake meeting.

The Case Navigator/Multidisciplinary Team Coordinator engages in tasks and activities that support and facilitate a multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse investigations. They are a member of a collaborative team of professionals that works to reduce trauma and promote healing for child/youth victims and non-offending family members.

The Qualifications

This position requires a post-secondary degree in a human service-related discipline such as social work, psychology, human ecology, or related field from an accredited academic institution and 3 to 5 years of experience working with children and families in a social services or related field would be an asset. Related experience or commensurate education of a comparable or equivalent level will also be considered.

  • Knowledge of child development, trauma, and the effects of abuse on children and family members.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of abuse and psycho-social needs of child victims of abuse.
  • Demonstrated skills in crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of, and sensitivity to. family systems, attachment theory and child victimization.
  • Awareness of child protection and law enforcement child abuse investigative procedures and experience in child welfare or criminal justice systems.
  • Strong knowledge of related government programs and community resources and services.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (Child and Family Services Act, Criminal Code, Personal Health Information Act, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, The Protecting Children (Information Sharing Act)).
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks, effectively prioritize, and ensure follow through.
  • Fluency in French and English would be considered an asset.

Additional Information

A Prior Contact Check, Child Abuse Registry and Adult Abuse Registry Check, Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Record Check, and Winnipeg Police Enhanced Security Checks are a requirement of all Toba Centre positions.

At Toba Centre, employment equity is a factor in hiring. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter if they belong to the following diverse groups: Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, visible minorities and newcomers.

Toba Centre offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Please submit a cover letter and resume clearly indicating the candidate’s suitability for the position to: infotobacentre@winnipeg.ca

Only those applicants who will be considered for interviews will be contacted.

Application deadline: 2023-04-17

Case Navigator

Full-time, Permanent

The Opportunity

The Case Navigator is responsible for case management at Toba Centre and for facilitating linkage with appropriate internal and external partners. The incumbent provides information, support, crisis intervention, advocacy, and referral services for child victims of abuse and non-offending family members who are referred to Toba Centre.

The Case Navigator engages in tasks and activities that support and facilitate a multidisciplinary team approach to child abuse investigations. They are a member of a collaborative team of professionals that works to reduce trauma and promote healing for child/youth victims and non-offending family members.

The Qualifications

This position requires a post-secondary degree in a human service-related discipline such as social work, psychology, human ecology, or related field from an accredited academic institution and 3 to 5 years of experience working with children and families in a social services or related field would be an asset. Related experience or commensurate education of a comparable or equivalent level will also be considered.

  • Knowledge of child development, trauma, and the effects of abuse on children and family members.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of abuse and psycho-social needs of child victims of abuse.
  • Demonstrated skills in crisis intervention and conflict resolution.
  • Knowledge of, and sensitivity to. family systems, attachment theory and child victimization.
  • Awareness of child protection and law enforcement child abuse investigative procedures and experience in child welfare or criminal justice systems.
  • Strong knowledge of related government programs and community resources and services.
  • Knowledge of relevant legislation (Child and Family Services Act, Criminal Code, Personal Health Information Act, Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, The Protecting Children (Information Sharing Act)).
  • Strong interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks, effectively prioritize, and ensure follow through.
  • Fluency in French and English would be considered an asset.

Additional Information

A Prior Contact Check, Child Abuse Registry and Adult Abuse Registry Check, Criminal and Vulnerable Sector Record Check, and Winnipeg Police Enhanced Security Checks are a requirement of all Toba Centre positions.

At Toba Centre, employment equity is a factor in hiring. Applicants are encouraged to self-identify on their cover letter if they belong to the following diverse groups: Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual orientations and gender identities, visible minorities and newcomers.

Toba Centre offers a competitive salary and benefits.

Please submit a cover letter and resume clearly indicating the candidate’s suitability for the position to: infotobacentre@winnipeg.ca

Only those applicants who will be considered for interviews will be contacted.

Application deadline: 2023-04-17