New job Parental Care Worker in Saskatchewan
Parental Care Worker
Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $21.89 - $27.43 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan
Are you looking for an exciting and rewarding opportunity where you can make a positive impact in the community? If so, a career as a Parental Care Worker may be for you!
The Ministry of Corrections, Policing and Public Safety (CPPS) pursues a fair justice system that upholds the law and protects the rights of all individuals in Saskatchewan. As corrections professionals, we provide the safe and secure custody of adult and young offenders and deliver programs that promote public safety and reduce re-offending.
We work directly with offenders, supporting positive change in their lives and work toward successful reintegration into the community.
The ministry is accepting applications for Permanent Full-time Parental Care Workers at Prince Albert Youth Residence. Parental Care Workers are positive, motivated and energetic role models that are non-judgmental and have excellent communication, interpersonal and problem solving skills. Parental Care Workers are leaders that embrace diversity and equality.
Role of a Parental Care Worker
- Work closely with youth who may have special needs, gender differences and various cultural and spiritual belief systems.
- Establish, build and maintain work relationships with effective interpersonal communication (both written and verbal).
- Work independently and as a member of a team.
- Maintain safety, security, management and control of youth and transport youth.
- Maintain a level of fitness to meet the requirements of a physically demanding work environment.
- Work proficiently with various computer systems and electronic software.
Becoming a Parental Care Worker requires a combination of knowledge, skills and attributes which includes:
- Knowledge of the criminal justice system.
- Knowledge of human growth and adolescent development and the impact of influencing factors.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- The ability to solve problems using good judgment while following appropriate policy and procedures.
- Strong organizational and time management skills.
- A collaborative and supportive team player.
- Proficiency with various computer systems or programs.
- A commitment to ongoing learning and continuous improvement.
- A valid Class 5 driver’s license, and First Aid CPR/AED.
- Must be legally entitled to work in Canada at the time you apply for a position.
Successful Completion of COPAT (Correctional Officer Physical Abilities Testing) will be required for candidates not currently employed or having been employed at a Correctional Center or Young Offender Facility within the previous 24 months. The Corrections Officers Physical Abilities Test (COPAT) is a timed physical abilities test that is comprised of activities designed to reflect the physical challenges faced in a corrections environment.
If you have successfully completed the COPAT or similar physical abilities tests within six months of applications, you may not need to complete the Saskatchewan COPAT.
Successful completion of a ten-week Induction Training Program (ITP) will be required to maintain employment (Note: Prior to the commencement of ITP, candidates must have medical clearance to participate in the Corrections Worker Restraint Training).
The Benefits of Working with Corrections:
Becoming a Parental Care Worker brings a number of benefits:
- Dynamic, challenging work for talented individuals
- Competitive salaries
- Comprehensive benefits package including pension
- Vacation, scheduled days off (EDO) and other types of leave
- Inclusive work environments
- Advancement opportunities
- Flexible work arrangements
Visit our Working in Corrections webpage to find out more!