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Victim/Witness Specialist
Victim/Witness Specialist

Victim/Witness Specialist

Company : Government of Saskatchewan
Salary : $28.12–$35.24 an hour
Location : Saskatchewan

Full Description

Victim/Witness Specialist - HUM011749
Employment Type : Expression of Interest for SGEU Term less than 9 months
Location(s) : SK-North West-Meadow Lake
Ministry : 003 Justice
Salary Range : $28.118-$35.239 Hourly
Grade : SGEU.08.

The Victim's Services Branch is seeking a highly-skilled, self-confident, assertive and disciplined individual to work in the Meadow Lake Victim/Witness Services office in a temporary full-time position reporting to the Program Manager of Victim Services in Prince Albert.

As one of seven Victim/Witness Coordinators in Saskatchewan, you will provide specialized court-based services to victims and witnesses of crime in the central region of the province, with a focus on children and other vulnerable witnesses. You will work co-operatively with Crown prosecutors and other agencies to assess, educate, assist, and support victims and witnesses during the criminal court process and identify the needs of victims to the courts. You will make presentations and provide training to professionals, volunteers, and the public in your region. You will also supervise one administrative support position.

To be successful in this competition, you will have developed your knowledge and skills typically through a Bachelor of Social Work degree and related working experience. Specifically, you must have knowledge of the criminal justice system as it applies to criminal court and court procedures and victim trauma, including the grieving process and the impact of victimization on children and adults. You must be able to work independently and have excellent communication skills to prepare adults and children for court. You must also be able to develop and facilitate information sessions and modules using language appropriate to the audience.

The ability to work flexible hours and to travel throughout the northwest region of Saskatchewan on a regular basis, both by automobile and by airplane, with the Provincial Court party is key to this position. The ability to speak Cree and/or Dene is an be an asset, but not necessary.

As the successful candidate, you must demonstrate good character to maintain the integrity of the justice system and the people it serves and ensure confidentiality within and outside of the place of work. You must have a valid driver’s license.

This position is designated for qualified equity group members who self-declare in this online application, as identified in "diversity groups" below
Diversity Groups : Aboriginal persons

Hours of Work : B - SGEU Field 37.33 - work a total of 37.33 hours/week, averaged over 4 weeks
Criminal Record Check Requirement : The successful candidate shall be subject to a Criminal Record Check, including a vulnerable sector query, as a condition of employment
Number of Openings : 1

Closing Date: Aug 2, 2022, 12:59:00 AM