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Case Worker (2 Positions)

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This position is included in the Nunavut Employees Union
$77,220.00 per annum, 42 hour/week
Northern Allowance: 
$22,042.00 per annum
No staff housing available
Closing Date: 
01 December 2017

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.

  • The Government of Nunavut is committed to creating a more representative workforce so it can better understand and serve the needs of Nunavummiut. Priority will be given to Nunavut Land Claims Beneficiaries. 
  • Candidates must clearly identify their eligibility in order to receive priority consideration under the Nunavut Priority Hiring Policy. 
  • Employment in some positions requires an acceptable criminal record check. Possession of a criminal record will not necessarily disqualify candidates from further consideration. 
  • Job descriptions may be obtained by fax, email or on the website. 
  • Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Department of Finance (Cambridge Bay)

Government of Nunavut
PO Box 2377, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut X0B 0C0
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