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New Job Clinical Social Worker - Inventory In Alberta

Clinical Social Worker - Inventory
Clinical Social Worker - Inventory

Clinical Social Worker - Inventory

Company : Jobssummary / Indeed
Salary : $76,319–$88,973 a year
Location : Alberta

Full Description

Correctional Service of Canada
Drumheller (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Grande Cache (Alberta), Innisfail (Alberta), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Winnipeg (Manitoba), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
$76,319 to $88,973 (Plus applicable allowances, including a Correctional Service Specific Duty Allowance of $2,000 per year and/or a Master's Degree in Social Work allowance of $3,850 per year. - Allowances may be subject to change)

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service of Canada

Closing date: 30 July 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

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Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation

When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.

The Correctional Service of Canada is dedicated to supporting inclusive, barrier-free selection processes for all candidates. At any time during a selection process, candidates may request an accommodation to facilitate their assessment in a fair and equitable manner. Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially. Please visit for additional information on accommodation in a selection process. Alternatively, you may direct any specific enquiries to the departmental contact identified on this advertisement.

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Provision of direct assessment, therapeutic/counseling intervention, crisis intervention, advocacy and support services to offenders with mental disorders.

Provision of professional advice, specialized consultation and training to CSC non-health and health staff relating to offenders with mental health disorders and co-occurring disorders.

Development, coordination and implementation of community reintegration services including clinical discharge plans and services for offenders with significant mental health disorders and co-occurring disorders being released into the community from a treatment center or regular institution within the Correctional Service of Canada.

Work environment

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is a key player in public safety. We are responsible for the supervision and reintegration of offenders serving sentences of two years or more. On a typical day, we manage approximately 15,000 offenders placed within our 43 institutions and more than 8,500 offenders under supervision in the community.

We are building a strong, vibrant, and diverse team of professionals. CSC has been widely recognized as an international leader in correctional justice. We offer a variety of work locations with challenges and impacts like no other organization in Canada.

CSC supports professional growth. We offer career development opportunities and we believe in continuous learning throughout your career.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

Graduation with a degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in social work.

Degree equivalency

Registration as a Social Worker with a provincial registering/licensing body.

Experience in providing Social Work services to clients in mental health settings and/or correctional settings.
Experience working independently with minimal clinical supervision.
Experience working as part of an inter-disciplinary team.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Various language requirements
English Essential

Information on language requirements

Demonstrating integrity and respect.
Thinking things through.
Working effectively with others.
Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
Effective communication skills.

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

Graduation with a Master’s degree in Social Work from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in social work.

Degree equivalency

Experience in the provision of Social Work services to culturally diverse populations.
Experience providing Social Work services in community mental health, medical, acute or forensic settings.
Experience providing crisis intervention services.
Experience establishing, developing and managing productive and cooperative partnerships with community-based services (i.e., community capacity building).
Experience providing Social Work services to vulnerable populations (e.g., cognitively impaired/brain-injured, geriatric, adults who are disadvantaged or in conflict with the law, Indigenous people, etc.).

Knowledge of theories and established best practices of professional Social Work.
Knowledge of types of mental disorders and effective interventions for adults with mental disorders.
Knowledge of Social Work Code of Ethics and Standards of Social Work Practice published by the Canadian Association of Social Workers and/or applicable provincial regulatory bodies.
Knowledge of relevant mental health legislation with respect to the practice of social work.
Knowledge of resources and community agencies which provide assistance to adults with mental disorders.
Knowledge of mental health issues as they pertain to diverse populations such as Aboriginal and/or women offenders.
Knowledge of the principles and usages of cognitive-behavioural therapies.

Ability to use of a variety of software including spreadsheets and databases (e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, or Excel).
Ability to deliver training.
Ability to deliver therapeutic group interventions.

In support of achieving a diversified workforce, consideration may be given to candidates self-identifying as belonging to one or more of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal people, Visible Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities.

Willingness to travel frequently within a province or region.
Ability to work overtime on short notice or to work variable hours.
A valid driver's license.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are a woman, an Indigenous person, a person with a disability or a member of a visible minority group.

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

A situational exercise may be administered.

An assignment, secondment, or acting appointment requires approval of your supervisor.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.