Employment Support Worker

  • CompanyOneida Nation of the Thames
  • Required ExperienceMinimum two (2) years experience in Ontario Works or a related field
  • Job TypeFull Time
  • Education / CredentialsPost-secondary degree or diploma in Social Work, Human Services or a related field
  • ResumeRequired
  • Cover LetterRequired
  • Application Deadline12/08/2023

Job Description

Position: Employment Support Worker

Term: Permanent Full-Time

Division: Social Services/Ontario Works

Salary: Competitive salary range

Hours: 35 hours/week, 8:30a.m. – 4:30p.m., Monday – Friday

Posting Date: November 27, 2023

Closing Date: December 8, 2023 at 4:30p.m.


Reporting to the Ontario Works Program Manager, the Employment Support Worker is a client-focused position responsible to recommend programs/activities that address the needs of the clients; encourage client participation. This position will work with clients to identify strengths, skills, interests and assist clients in accessing standard training in preparation for employment in an in-demand job field.


  1. Post-Secondary Degree or Diploma in Social Work, Human Services, or a related field (deemed relevant by interview committee).
  2. Minimum two (2) years employment experience in Ontario Works or a related field.
  3. Knowledge of the Ontario Works program, regulations, directives, an asset.
  4. Knowledge of Microsoft Office applications.


  1. Cover Letter – must address the qualifications outlined;
  2. Resume.


  1. The successful candidate must submit a recent (completed within 6-months) Vulnerable Sector CPIC, at own expense;
  2. The successful candidate must submit a copy of applicable educational qualifications (certificates, diplomas, degrees, etc.).

Submit all mandatory documentation to hr.recruitment@oneida.on.ca.

  • Late applications will not be accepted.
  • All applications will be screened according to the above qualifications, including a full and complete application as requested.
  • Only those selected for interview will be contacted.
  • A registered member of a First Nation as per Section 16(1) of the Human Rights Act, is preferred.
  • Oneida Nation is committed to workplace diversity and provides accommodations to applicants with disabilities throughout our hiring process. If you require accommodations, please contact Human Resources.

To request a full job profile, contact the Human Resources Department at 519-652-3244 ext. 827 or by email hr.recruitment@oneida.on.ca.