BC Public Service CPO-CV 14R – Caseworker, Victim Court Support Full Time in Vancouver, BC

BC Public Service

Branch Vancouver BC CA

CPO-CV 14R – Caseworker, Victim Court Support
Vancouver, BC

This position resides within the Justice and Safety Programs Unit, Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General and reports to the Manager, Victim Court…

Caseworker, Victim Court Support

$44,572.26 – $50,542.28 annually

This posting is being used to create an eligibility list for future Permanent and/or Temporary positions.

A rewarding and challenging opportunity for an expert in specialized service delivery.

This position resides within the Justice and Safety Programs Unit, Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General and reports to the Manager, Victim Court Support Programs. This position provides direct services to victims of serious crime through the criminal court process including emotional support, safety planning, accompaniment to court proceedings, liaising with Crown Counsel on behalf of victims, and proactively arranging referrals to other support services. This position provides services to a diverse group of victims/witnesses involved in cases of serious crime (e.g. murder, child sexual assault, domestic violence). Many of these victims are vulnerable, at high risk and experiencing complex grief and trauma issues. These positions are highly independent, working a courthouse setting to provide assistance to victims and their families. The position requires a high degree of self management, judgement, and strong assessment and communication skills.

In the role of Victim Court Support Caseworker, you will provide victims/witnesses of serious crime, and their families, with emotional support, safety planning, referrals, information and accompaniment throughout the criminal justice process. Working with considerable independence, you’ll call upon your strong assessment skills to identify the most appropriate and effective ways to provide direct assistance and facilitate referrals to a range of other support programs and services to best meet the needs of the victim.

With excellent communication skills, strong knowledge of the criminal justice system and the dynamics of victimization, coping strategies and recovery models, you’ll be well-equipped to use your compassion, tact, diplomacy and problem-solving skills to assist victims/witnesses and their families. Preferably, you have experience in providing support to victims, witnesses and their families throughout the court process; working with Crown counsel; and collaborating with government and community agencies to in responding to victims’ issues.

For full description of accountabilities and qualifications, please review the attached job description. To learn more about this opportunity, please contact [email protected] . DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.

For more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “ How to Apply” section below.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined in the attached Job description.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Description.

A Criminal Record Check will be required.

Cover letter required: NO – Do not submit a cover letter with your application as it will not be reviewed. Please select “SKIP” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Resume required: YES – your resume must provide detailed information about your education and employment history in order to clearly demonstrate how you meet the required job qualifications. Please ensure your resume includes the month and year(s) for each job in your employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.

Questionnaire required: YES . The comprehensive questionnaire will be used for screening of required qualifications (education, experience, designations, etc.). Note : Your resume, submitted through your online profile, may be used to support the information you provide in your questionnaire.

IMPORTANT : The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered. If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are also available on the Apply for the Job page on MyHR. NOTE: Please ensure your response is concise, in plain text format, and succinct (up to 10 lines or 200 words).

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Vancouver, BC, CA
Posted on: 2016-10-30
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