SP4 Social Services Worker 4
with a possibility of becoming regular
Two Positions (Winnipeg and Brandon)
Judicial Services, Courts Division
Brandon MB, Winnipeg MB
Advertisement Number: 37003
Salary(s): SP4 $2,148.18 – $2,979.03 bi-weekly
Closing Date: January 21, 2021
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary public service reflective of the citizens it serves, where diverse abilities, backgrounds, cultures, identities, languages and perspectives drives a high standard of service and innovation. The Manitoba government supports equitable employment practices and promotes representation of designated groups (women, Indigenous people, persons with disabilities, visible minorities).
Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to Indigenous people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities.
An eligibility list may be created for similar positions and will remain in effect for 12 months.
Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.
Conditions of Employment:
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
- Satisfactory criminal record check, child abuse registry check, adult abuse registry check
- Enhanced/internal security check
- Valid class 5 driver’s license, access to a personal vehicle and the ability to travel
- The ability to work flexible hours
- Must be eligible for registration as a social worker under The Social Work Professions Act
- A Bachelor of Social Work degree
- Extensive case management experience in the social services field providing a full range of direct services to clients including: interviewing, performing assessments, planning, counselling, and providing referrals and follow-up
- Experience in trauma informed counselling, coping methods, and post traumatic stress disorder.
- Knowledge of and experience in addictions treatment and recovery work
- Knowledge of community agencies/programs supporting addicted persons involved in the criminal justice system
- Understanding of and ability to work within a culturally diverse population
- Effective interpersonal skills including the ability to develop working relationships with clients and community-based agencies
- Excellent written communication skills including the ability to complete complex documents and develop reports according to guidelines and procedures
- Excellent verbal communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure and to manage stress effectively
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Outlook or similar programs
- Knowledge of conflict resolution
- Knowledge of group facilitation
- Knowledge of legislation including the Criminal Code of Canada and the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and knowledge of the guiding principles of drug treatment courts
- Experience working within a similar role within the justice system
The Case Manager of the Drug Treatment Court (DTC) is responsible for appropriately interviewing, monitoring and assessing the social service needs of DTC participants and the development of individual case plans. The Case Manager recommends changes to existing programming/policies or new initiatives to management to improve service delivery to DTC participants; these may include, for example, adjusting intake processes to achieve greater participation by Indigenous women or persons assessed as high-risk to reoffend. The Case Manager contributes to the organization and storage of records and the data collection and reporting requirements of the DTC in support of ongoing evaluation and monitoring of the DTC program. The Case Manager must maintain positive working relationships with all parties (both governmental and non-governmental) to ensure sufficient delivery of services and supports to clients of the DTC.
Advertisement # 37003
Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6
Applicants may request reasonable accommodation related to the materials or activities used throughout the selection process. When applying to this position, please indicate the advertisement number and position title in the subject line and/or body of your email. Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.
Please be advised that job competitions may be grieved and appealed. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative or the grievor, if unrepresented. Personal information irrelevant to the grievance and other information protected under legislation will be redacted.
We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.
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