Government of Saskatchewan Probation Officer/Community Youth Worker Temporary in Melfort, SK

Government of Saskatchewan

Branch Melfort SK CA

Probation Officer/Community Youth Worker
Melfort, SK

To qualify, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Indian Social Work, Bachelor of Human Justice, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts…

Probation Officer/Community Youth Worker – HUM006050

Employment Type :
SGEU Term 9 months or more
Location(s) : SK–Melfort and Area-Melfort
Ministry : 003 Justice
Salary Range : 29.060-36.417 Hourly

Grade : SGEU.09.

The Ministry of Justice requires a motivated, self-confident and client-service oriented individual to fill a Probation Officer/Community Youth Worker position in Community Corrections, Melfort.

As part of Community Corrections, job duties may include both Youth and/or Adult clients. The identified case management goals are to reduce the risk of re-offending behaviors and to safely manage offenders’ behavior in the community through the incorporation of a formalized, evidence-based risk assessment, while at the same time holding the offender accountable for criminal behavior through effective programming. Emphasis has been directed from recording frequency of offender contact to measuring the effectiveness of interventions and outcomes based on an empirical, research based, best practices approach to changing criminogenic behavior.

Your duties will include preparing Court reports; completing risk assessments to determine specific needs of offenders; developing and implementing offender case plans including the use of specialized risk assessment tools to incorporate relapse prevention. You will be responsible for composing violation reports, performing home/community assessments, and you will be required to complete community collateral checks and curfew checks. Your outstanding interpersonal skills will help you respond effectively with victims of criminal offences, collaborate with community agencies, victim resources, police and other government personnel to provide an integrated approach to offender management and supervision in the community.

To qualify, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work, Bachelor of Indian Social Work, Bachelor of Human Justice, Bachelor of Education, Bachelor of Arts (Justice Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology and Indigenous Studies) or have grand-parenting rights in accordance with Community Corrections qualifications.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work : B – SGEU Field 37.33 – one day off every three weeks
Shift : Day Job
Travel : Yes, 50 % of the Time
Criminal Record Check Requirement : The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector query, as a condition of employment
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date
: May 28, 2016, 11:59:00 PM
Questions about this competition? Contact : [email protected]

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Temporary
Location: Melfort, SK, CA
Posted on: 2016-05-19
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