Career Opportunity: Young Offender Programs Branch in Buffalo Narrows
Community Case Support Worker
(Term – ASAP to June 30, 2012)
If you are looking for an exciting career where you can provide support and supervision to youth in conflict with the law and their families, the Young Offender Programs Branch in Buffalo Narrows wants you to be a Community Case Support Worker. There is a term position available for you to contribute to making a difference in the lives of youth and their families, in both community and custody settings, through utilizing the principles of the Youth Criminal Justice Act, the Youth Services Model and Ministry policies, procedures and standards.
You will have the opportunity to deliver services such as providing counseling, supervision and enforcement to youth in the community; intensive supervision and assisting in the coordination of resources for high risk youth offenders; promote and evaluate the personal development of youth in relation to the case plan; and maintain case files (contact notes, summaries, and schedules). Working in this position in the Northwest Region, you can also expect to provide leadership and initiative in developing open and collaborative working relationships with several levels of government, the Aboriginal communities, police services and community agencies.
In collaboration with community agencies, you will ensure that youth and their families receive services appropriate to their risk and needs. In addition, your practice will be guided by solution-focused therapy that is reflective of core correctional practices and research-based risk and needs assessments.
This knowledge is normally obtained through a post secondary degree (BA, BEd, BSW, BISW, BHJ) and/or applicable experience working with youth.
To apply, visit www.careers.gov.sk.ca
HUM002622, Buffalo Narrows, Corrections, Public Safety and Policing
CLOSING DATE: February 8, 2012
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