New Job Social Worker - Income Support In Yukon

Social Worker - Income Support

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $41.35 - $47.96 an hour
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This competition is to fill Auxiliary on call positions. This competition will also be used to fill anticipatory permanent, term, auxiliary and/or casual positions.
The Income Support Unit is looking for motivated, collaborative Social Workers who are committed to providing supports to clients who require assistance in the areas of income support, employment, crisis management and community living.

These positions provide case management and coordination services, social assistance, employment supports and disability-related supports with the goal of increasing independence and inclusion in the community. Other responsibilities may include: participating in the development and implementation of branch services, and providing liaison and resource assistance to professionals, paraprofessionals, and the general public.

For more information about this position, please contact Patrick Thompson, Acting manager, Income Support Unit at (867) 667-5772 or [email protected].
For more information about the process, please contact Human Resource Consultant, Susan Bryant at (867)456-6087 or [email protected].

Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Work, Psychology or a related human services field
  • Experience developing and implementing case plans collaboratively with clients
  • Experience in social services working directly with complex clients
Candidates who are currently students in a Bachelor of Social Work program, who can demonstrate the essential qualifications through internships, practicums, cooperative and voluntary placements, and that have verification of graduation in 2022 may be considered.

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Sound ethical decision-making skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to use a consultative, client - centered approach
  • Experience working with complex individuals in crisis situations
  • Ability to work transparently with others
  • Ability to work effectively with highly confidential material
  • Commitment to personal growth

Additional Information
Conditions of Employment: Security Clearance with Vulnerable Sector; valid Class 5 driver’s licence or equivalent, as well as a copy of Bachelor of Social Work degree (or related field)
Job Requirement: Travel within Whitehorse with the possibility of travel to other communities in Yukon.

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Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
25 November 2021
Close Date
8 December 2021