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Job Order #: 5839011

Employer Name:
Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service Inc.
Wage/Salary Info:
$28.61/hr Starting Wage
Posted Date:
# of Positions:
Employment Terms:
Full/Part Time
Length of Employment:
Casual and term positions available
University Bachelor's Degree
3-5 Years
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Employer Name:
Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service Inc.

Employer Address:
103-506 25TH ST E
S7K 4A7

Contact Name:
Rita Field

Contact Phone:
(306) 664-4525

Contact Fax:
(306) 664-1974

Contact Email:

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The Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service is a professional community based organization that provides 24-hour crisis services for individuals and families in distress.

We are currently recruiting for both casual and term position Crisis Workers.  Note: this is not a summer job but is year-round.  Only those available year-round need apply.

This position provides direct responses on the telephone or in person to situations including child abuse and neglect, suicide intervention and mental health/addictions, domestic and family problems.  Crisis Workers respond as a member of a team and also work independently.  This is a shift-work position.  MUST BE ABLE TO WORK DAYS, EVENINGS, NIGHTS AND WEEKENDS.
The work is both challenging and rewarding.  Excellent benefits package after 300 hours.

- Must have a 4-year Bachelor of Social Work or Bachelor of Indigenous Social Work University Degree from an accredited Faculty of Social Work
- Must have a valid driver's license (Drivers Abstract required) and computer skills.
- Must agree to a Criminal Record Check including Vulnerable Sector Check

How to Apply:
Submit cover letter, resume and two references in a Word document to:

Rita Field
Executive Director
Saskatoon Crisis Intervention Service Inc.
103-506-25th St East
Saskatoon, SK  S7K 4A7
Fax: (306) 664-1974

Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Reading text
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Decision making
 - Critical thinking
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
 - Continuous learning
 - Significant use of memory
Transportation/Travel Information
 - Vehicle supplied by employer
 - Valid driver's licence
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - First Aid Certificate
 - Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST)
 - Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate
Type of Community or Social Service
 - Corrections
 - Child welfare
 - Personal and social adjustment and health (substance abuse, gambling, behaviour disorders)
 - Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance)
 - Early intervention programming for at-risk youth
 - Crime prevention
 - Services for pregnant teens
 - Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder
 - Services for the homeless
 - Settlement services for new immigrants
 - Programs dealing with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)
 - Bereavement issues
Specific Skills
 - Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories
 - Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services
 - Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs
 - Conduct follow-up assessments
 - Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the community
 - Provide suicide and crisis intervention
 - Resolve conflict situations
 - Conduct individual and group counselling sessions
 - Provide personal services support to persons with special needs
 - Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
 - Maintain program statistics for purposes of evaluation and research
 - Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs
Work Setting
 - Suicide prevention centre
 - Social service agency
Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities
 - Fast-paced environment
 - Work under pressure
 - Physically demanding
Security and Safety
 - Basic security clearance
 - Criminal record check (abstract)
 - Child abuse registry check
 - Child welfare check
 - Driver's validity licence check
 - Driving record check (abstract)
Target Groups or Clients
 - Adolescents
 - Seniors
 - Male
 - Female
 - Families
 - Children
 - Aboriginal groups
 - Culturally diverse groups
 - Young offenders
 - Street population
 - Persons who are deaf/hard of hearing
 - Persons who are blind/visually impaired
 - Persons with intellectual disabilities
 - Persons with physical disabilities
 - Persons with mental health disabilities
 - Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)
 - Persons with learning disabilities


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