Probation Officer / Community Youth Worker
Government of Saskatchewan
Lloydminster, SK
Probation Officer / Community Youth Worker - HUM009100

Employment Type: Permanent Full-time
Location(s): SK-NorthBattleford and Area-Lloydminster
Ministry: 073 Corrections and Policing
Salary Range: $29.060 - $36.417 Hourly
Grade: SGEU.09.

About Us

The Ministry of Corrections and Policing provides a fair justice system that promotes safe and secure communities and provides supervision and rehabilitative services for adult and young offenders and ensures that effective policing programs uphold the rule of law and protect society and the rights of individuals.

Opportunity

We have ongoing opportunities for permanent full-time employment as a Probation Officer/Community Youth Worker within Community Corrections, Lloydminster office. Your primary goal will be to work within an integrated and collaborative client service approach providing programs and services to adult and young offenders. You will also:

Work closely with adolescents/adults in an environment with varying diverse needs, gender differences, cultural and spiritual belief systems;
Collaborate with community agencies, other organizations, and government personnel;

Compose and complete court and violation reports, community collateral, and curfew checks;

Perform home/community assessments;

Conduct/complete risk assessments and develop and implement case management plans;

Develop and initiate programming and interventions;

Develop and maintain accurate and updated client files/records; and

Work with victims of criminal offence.

Ideal Candidate

To qualify, you will possess a degree in human services in any of the following fields: Social Work, Indian Social Work, Human Justice, Education, Arts: Justice Studies, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology and Indigenous Studies or possess grand-parenting rights in accordance with Community Corrections qualifications and be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience in:

Contributing factors of criminal behaviours;
Theories and intervention strategies; and
Systemic barriers that affect individuals and communities.

This position is required to travel and work flexible hours that may involve evenings. A valid driver’s licence is required.

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Hours of Work: B - SGEU Field 37.33 - one day off every three weeks
Number of Openings: 1

Closing Date: Nov 21, 2019, 5:59:00 AM