Community Corrections Worker
Manitoba Government
Winnipeg, MB
The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Indigenous people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

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.

This competition may be used to appoint successful candidate(s) to current and future full-time, part-time, term or regular appointments in the Winnipeg and surrounding regions, subject to staffing approval.

As the largest division of the Department of Justice, Community Safety contributes to the protection of society by administering sentences imposed by the courts, the humane care, control and reintegration of inmates and youth offenders into society, working with community agencies, government departments and other levels of government to support crime prevention, intervention and programs to reduce recidivism. In order to manage inmates and youth offenders with the appropriate degree of control, supervision and support, we must provide appropriate programs, services and encouragement to help them deal with the issues that bring them into conflict with the law.

The Manitoba Government has a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes extended health care, health spending account, dental care, vision care, long term disability insurance, group life insurance, maternity/paternity and parental leave, family related leave and a defined pension plan. Training and career development opportunities are also available for employees.

Conditions of Employment:
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada
Satisfactory Internal Security Check including a Criminal Record Check and a Child and Adult Abuse Registry Check
A valid Class 5F Manitoba Driver's Licence
Ability to travel
Access to a personal vehicle
The ability to work flexible hours (9:00 am to 1:00 am)

Qualifications:Essential:
Directly related experience working with vulnerable or at risk youth or adults in a supportive or supervisory role
Problem solving and decision making skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Effective verbal communication skills
Effective written communication skills
Experience working independently with minimal supervision
Experience working as part of a team environment
Proficiency in the use of various computer software including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and Outlook) or equivalent applications

Desired:
Post-secondary education in the Social Sciences field or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
Knowledge of Indigenous culture and history
The ability to build and sustain professional relationships with at risk youth and adults
Knowledge of appropriate community resources to support identified intervention plans
Ability to speak an Indigenous language

Duties:
The Community Corrections Worker provides assistance to Probation Officers through the provision of complimentary community based correctional services to adult offenders and/or young persons within an existing case management and correctional service delivery model. Duties range from being administrative to program and direct client based with a focus on the provision of supervision and support related to compliance management with court ordered and correctional conditions. On a routine basis, this includes dealing with crisis situations, problem solving, supporting case plans and reporting to Probation Officers on offender progress. The incumbent will work closely with offenders, their families, case managers, correctional staff and all relevant community agencies.

Apply to:
Advertisement # 35273
Service Centre 1
Human Resource Services
1130-405 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB , R3C 3L6
Phone: 204-945-3204
Fax: 204-948-7373
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca
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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Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.