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Case Worker (2 Positions)
This is a Highly Sensitive Position and a satisfactory Criminal Record Check, along with a clear Vulnerable Sector Check is required.
This employment opportunity is open to all applicants.
Reporting to the Operations & Programs Supervisor, The Case Worker supervises offenders within established guidelines in order to provide safe and secure custody, while simultaneously encouraging offender rehabilitation and community reintegration by employing case management strategies and process.
The Case Worker position is based in Kugluktuk Ilavut Centre and makes up one of two Case Workers on shift at any given time. This involves the direct supervision of a maximum number of 15, minimum to medium security adult male offenders. The Case Worker assist’s in developing individualized offender case-plan strategies and overseeing their progressive reintegration back into society, determines Resident security ratings and program suitability, consults with the community regarding Resident release plan, however, the Case Worker will be assigned a caseload of up to 3 Resident’s to do more in-depth individual work.
Practical knowledge and understanding of Correctional practices, policies and procedures is essential to the Case Worker position along with excellent verbal and written skills in English and good oral skills in Inuinnaqtun are required.
The Case Worker should have Grade 12 High School Diploma and One (1) year experience in a related field. Equivalencies will be considered for One (1) year work experience for each year of education below Grade 12. Minimum education level is Grade 11.
The Official Languages of Nunavut are Inuktitut (Inuinnaqtun), English and French.
Fluency in more than one of Nunavut’s official languages is an asset.
Equivalencies that consist of an acceptable combination of education, experience, knowledge, skills and abilities may be considered.
Knowledge of Inuit language, communities, culture, land skills and Inuit Qaujimajatuqangit is an asset.
An eligibility list may be created to fill future vacancies.