Victim Services Worker

Victim Services Worker

SP4 Social Services Worker

Regular/full-time

Manitoba Justice

Victim Services, Courts

The Pas MB, Thompson MB

Advertisement Number: 40026

Salary(s):   SP4 $59,198.00 – $81,121.00 per year Plus Remoteness Allowance, if applicable.

Closing Date:   January 23, 2023

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 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.

To find out more about Remoteness Allowance, please visit https://www.gov.mb.ca/csc/labour/pubs/pdf/agreements/master_agree_19_23.pdf  (Appendix B)

This advertisement will remain open as positions are filled and applications will be reviewed periodically

The Victim Services Worker provides victims of crime with general information regarding the Criminal Justice System, short-term counselling, risk assessments, safety and protection planning and community referrals. This position is also responsible for working with victims to guide them through the complexities of the Justice System, providing analysis, interpretation and assessment of victim needs and ensuring the appropriate intervention.  

Fun Facts about Thompson
Known as the “Hub of the North”, Thompson is one of Manitoba’s more remote destinations. But with waterfalls, wilderness, wolves and more at your fingertips, this Northern city is the perfect place for true adventurers.

Founded in the 1950s, this once-mining-town is now the largest city in Northern Manitoba and a busy gateway to some of the province’s finest landscapes. Now, spectacular outdoor adventure and warm Northern hospitality are two of the main things that make a visit to the Thompson area so special.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           Fun Facts about The Pas
Known as “The Gateway to the North”, The Pas is a multi-industry northern Manitoba town serving the surrounding region. The main components of the region’s economy are agriculture, forestry, commercial fishing, tourism, transportation, and services (especially health and education). 

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
  • Satisfactory Enhanced Security Screening Level IV
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check with Vulnerable Sector Search
  • Satisfactory Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check
  • Ability to travel within the service area
  • A valid Manitoba Class 5F driver’s licence with access to a vehicle for business purposes
  • Ability to travel to remote communties via airplane

Qualifications:
Essential:

  • A Bachelor of Social Work degree or an equivalent related Social Sciences degree, equivalent combinations of education and experience may be considered
  • Case management experience in the social services field
  • Knowledge of the effects of trauma, grief and loss
  • Experience working with victims of domestic violence or child abuse
  • Knowledge of Indigenous culture including an understanding of the history and justice related issues
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal communication skills
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills 
  • Ability to work in a high volume, high stress work environment
  • Experience with Microsoft Office (including Word, Excel and Outlook) or equivalent applications

Desired:

  • Knowledge of Manitoba’s Victims’ Bill of Rights Act, and The Domestic Violence and Stalking Act

Duties:
The incumbent is responsible for interviewing, assessing and counselling victims of domestic violence, child abuse and victims of the most serious crimes as defined within the designated offences regulation of The Victims’ Bill of Rights Act, The Domestic Violence and Stalking Act and other relevant provincial and federal legislation. The incumbent is also responsible for guiding their clients through the criminal justice system process. The incumbent will provide assessments and counselling which include advising victims of their options, rights and responsibilities as victims of crime, while simultaneously enhancing the victim’s ability to make informed choices and increase their level of safety and the safety of those close to them.

Apply to:

Advertisement # 40026

Service Centre 1

Human Resource Services

1130-405 Broadway

Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6

Phone:  204-945-3204

Fax: 204-948-7373

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 for represented positions may be grieved by internal represented applicants. Should a selection grievance be filed, information from the competition file will be provided to the grievor’s representative. 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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