Job Posting 91391

Caseworker
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
closes in 11 days (Sun, 12 Feb)
full time  •  The salary is $46,000 annually.

Employment Opportunity – Residential Services - 101st Street Apartments

Full Time Enhanced Caseworker

Job ID: 23-003EJHS

Edmonton John Howard Society (EJHS) is a CARF accredited community based crime prevention organization that has been operating in Edmonton since 1949.  Our mission is “through our programs and services we work to prevent crime and to help people affected by crime”.

The Edmonton John Howard Society provides the following: 

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance 
  • Service recognition and employee awards 
  • Professional Development opportunities
  • Staff teambuilding and appreciation days
  • Competitive health, dental and RRSP benefits

We are a values-driven organization that supports clients from a strength based approach. If your values are aligned with our core values listed at: https://johnhoward.org/about-us/core-values, please consider joining our team.

101st Street Apartments is a Community Based Residential Facility (CBRF) for high risk adult males, with various psychiatric disorders and physical disabilities, who are on release in the community, under the authority of Parole Board Canada. The Case Worker assists high risk, high needs offenders in identifying and solving the practical problems involved in their successful reintegration into the community. The Case Worker manages a case load and is part of the Case Management team reporting on client progress, preparing client status reports and providing supports to the residents as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly meet with, observe and document resident behavior, progress or deterioration, both within the CBRF and in the community.
  • Delivery of services in a client centred, strength based approach.
  • Maintain file and supervision standards set by the Edmonton John Howard Society and Correctional Services Canada.
  • Liaison with Parole Officers, Edmonton City Police and various other treatment professionals. Attend client case conferences, unit and agency meetings, and staff training.
  • Goal setting with the clients that are specific to risk factors and compliment their special conditions of release
  • Completion of accurate written documentation, data collection/entry, intakes and assessments.
  • Contribute to the management of high risk, high needs client base by being member of multidisciplinary team.
  • Ensure services are being delivered in accordance with Agency Policies and Procedures.
  • Contribute to a positive culture by assisting and supporting colleagues as needed and encourage, mentor and teach others about the unit’s operations.
  • Has strong work ethic, high degree of integrity and takes pride in their work.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Degree or Diploma in human services field with related experience
  • Ability to understand the dynamics of offenders behavior and assess their needs and risks
  • Clear Criminal Record Check, Enhanced Reliability Screening and valid First Aid/CPR
  • Flexibility to work an on-call rotation
  • Strong communication and pro-social relationship building skills
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with a mental health population

Conditions of Employment:

  • We are seeking 1 Full Time Enhanced Caseworker to work 3pm-11pm shifts, Wednesday to Friday and to rotate the 7am-3pm and 3pm-11pm shifts on Saturdays and Sundays.
  • This is a position that requires frequent standing, walking up and down stairs, and occasional lifting.
  • All candidates will be obliged to comply with EJHS’s Mandatory Vaccine Mandate, as a condition of employment.

Only those selected for interviews will be contacted

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Edmonton John Howard Society is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from people of Indigenous heritage, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds

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