New Job Social Worker - Income Support In Yukon

Social Worker - Income Support
Social Worker - Income Support

Social Worker - Income Support

Company : Yukon Government
Salary : $87,091–$101,013 a year
Location : Yukon

Full Description

This competition will be used to immediately fill a full time term position until April 19, 2024.

This competition will also be used to fill anticipatory full time and part time Permanent or Term 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 Nancy Paldy, Supervisor Income Support at (867) 336-0220 or [email protected]

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Human Resource Consultant, Susan Bryant at (867)332-4271 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
  • Experience developing and implementing case plans collaboratively with clients
  • Experience in social services working directly with complex clients

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.
Job Requirement: Travel within Whitehorse with the possibility of travel to other communities in Yukon. Learn more about us!

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Eligibility List
12 months
Post Date
28 August 2023
Close Date
8 September 2023