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Residential Support Caseworker

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Job Order #: 5765372

Employer Name:
John Howard Society Of Saskatchewan
Wage/Salary Info:
$35,668.11 per year
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Employment Terms:
Part Time
Length of Employment:
Term to March 31, 2021
University Bachelor's Degree
1-2 Years
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Employer Name:
John Howard Society Of Saskatchewan

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HR - Recruitment

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Job Summary:
Under the supervision of the Branch Manager of the Moose Jaw Branch, or designate, the caseworker will provide services to homeless participants in need of housing support, case management and service delivery under the My Place Program.
Hrs of work: Non-traditional work hours
Provide housing support to address homelessness and engage in advocacy to reduce barriers
Implements risk reduction case plans
Assist clients in accessing services
Make referrals to other professionals or agencies
Promote positive independent problem solving and decision making skills
Provide life skills support to clients
Teach self-advocacy to clients
Provide stabilization crisis support
Provide incidental problem solving and emotional support to clients
Working in partnership with local agencies and partners
Answering the support phone line
Providing support for newly released incarcerated adults
Liaison with the Federal and Provincial correctional facilities
Role model positive behavior and encourage, and assist clients to practice self-help and non-violent problem solving skills daily
Ability to provide effective and accurate written documentation
Ensure the services provided are risk reductive, individual, integrated, and client orientated
Provide emergency, incidental behavior management (non-violent crisis intervention)
Provide non emergent and choice based behavioral management to involved clients
Maintain confidentiality

Bachelors degree in the Human Services sector
Minimum one year work experience with individuals involved in the justice system and struggling with homelessness
Compliance with the designated National Risk Management Policies of the National John Howard Society
Tipi Teachings, Medicine Wheel Teachings or other First Nations Cultural training
A valid drivers license/reliable vehicle
Clean Criminal Record/Vulnerable Sector check


Skills and Abilities

Essential Skills
 - Document use
 - Writing
 - Oral communication
 - Working with others
 - Problem solving
 - Job task planning and organizing
 - Finding information
 - Computer use
Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)
 - Membership in a provincial association of social workers
Additional Skills
 - Use computer applications
Specific Skills
 - Act as an advocate for client groups in the community
 - Serve as a member of an interdisciplinary team working with a client group
 - Refer clients to agencies that provide financial assistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services
 - Provide counsel and therapy to help clients resolve social and personal problems
 - Interview clients to assess their situation and determine the types of services required and eligibility
Work Setting
 - Community service organization
Client Population
 - Adult


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