TERM FULL-TIME APPOINTMENT
Effective as soon as possible after closing date of competition to January 31, 2013
The Ministry of Social Services, Community Living Service Delivery branch, requires an energetic and empathetic individual for the Centre Region, Saskatoon office. Reporting to the Supervisor, this position will support and empower the community to assist individuals with intellectual disabilities to live more independently and participate more fully in communities. You will be responsible for managing a caseload of clients including assessment, individual program planning, counselling of individuals and/or families, referral and follow-up to residential, day program, or other service systems and crisis intervention, as well as consult with community-based organizations (CBOs) regarding individual client and staff training issues. In addition, the successful candidate will monitor, review and perform case issue resolution of CBOs and approved private-service homes, as well as consult and educate the community at large. These objectives will be achieved by applying appropriate social work methods in the implementation of divisional programs in the region, with your primary goal being restoring, maintaining and enhancing the community inclusion of individuals with intellectual disabilities.
To qualify, you will possess a Bachelor of Social Work or a Bachelor of Indian Social Work and related experience. A valid driver's license is required as travel will be necessary.
As assigned, you will monitor the work of new social workers and practicum students.
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