New job Parental Care Worker in Saskatchewan

Parental Care Worker

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $21.89 - $27.43 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Parental Care Worker - HUM010625
Employment Type: Permanent Part-time
Location(s): SK-North West-North Battleford
Ministry: 073 Corrections Policing and Public Safety
Salary Range: $21.885 - $27.426 Hourly
Grade: SGEU.05.

Correctional Services That Improve Lives

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 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 Part-Time Parental Care Workers in North Battleford Saskatchewan. 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

  • Works closely with youth who may have special needs, gender differences and various cultural and spiritual belief systems;
  • Establishes, builds and maintains work relationships with effective interpersonal communication (both written and verbal);
  • Works independently and as a member of a team;
  • Maintains safety, security, management and control of youth and transport youth;
  • Maintains a level of fitness to meet the requirements of a physically demanding work environment; and
  • Works proficiently with various computer systems and electronic software.

Ideal Candidate

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;
  • 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; and
  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada at the time you apply for a position.

Physical Requirements

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.

The COPAT is mandatory and must be successfully completed during the assessment period. Due to COVID-19 the only available testing dates for this posting will be in Regina/Saskatoon TBA.

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. Contact a recruitment officer at for a determination of equivalency.

Evaluations and Assessments

Candidates who successfully complete the screening process will be placed in a qualified pool for the facility (or facilities) they expressed interest in. As opportunities become available, candidates will be drawn from the pool, provided an offer of employment and invited to attend the Induction Training Program.

**All mandatory documents must be included. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

The Benefits of Working with Corrections

Becoming a Parental Care Worker bring 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; and
  • Flexible work arrangements.

Visit our Working in Corrections webpage to find out more!

We are committed to workplace diversity.

Number of Openings: 10

Closing Date: Jun 25, 2021, 12:59:00 AM

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