Job Posting 99153

Case Coordinator, Edmonton Drug Treatment Court Services
Edmonton John Howard Society
Edmonton area
closed 16 days ago (Tue, 13 Feb)
full time

Job ID 24-003EJHS

 

Company Overview:

It is an exciting time to join the team at the Edmonton John Howard Society as we embark on a renewed strategic direction. For over 70 years, EJHS has been rooted in community safety and this will continue to be our focus. We offer individuals and families a chance to heal and reintegrate into the community from justice and related systems. Our new strategic direction is about building on our rich history in the community safety space, including building our community services; building our team; and building our story.

Edmonton John Howard Society strives to provide a meaningful work environment through the following: 

  • Strong focus on employee wellness and work-life balance
  • Service recognition and employee awards
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Staff team building 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.

Position Summary:

Edmonton Drug Treatment Court Service offers community-based treatment support services to the participants of the Edmonton Drug Court, Provincial Court of Alberta. Working together with a multidisciplinary team, the Drug Court program involves a process of intensive judicial supervision of treatment, rehabilitation, community restoration and community reintegration for individuals who have become involved in the criminal justice system as a result of their substance use. The program works in partnership with multiple government ministries community agencies and organizations to provide the link to resources for participants. The program is funded by the Alberta Justice & Solicitor General.

If you have experience with case coordination and the ability to work collaboratively in a team environment, are dedicated and passionate about impacting change for people affected by addictions and crime, and you share the core values of EJHS, please consider applying for this position!

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and coordinate the case plans and relapse prevention plans for a caseload of 15-20 clients.
  • Participate in client and new applicant team assessments.
  • Liaise with multiple community service providers.
  • Operate transparently in a team dynamic in all aspects of client care and progress.
  • Work collaboratively with the senior case coordinator.
  • Have the ability to enforce rules and hold clients to a high level of accountability.
  • Support the administration of drug analysis testing.
  • Attend and participate in case conferences, unit/agency meetings and agency committees.
  • Ongoing case notes and administration of files.
  • Attend pre-court and court weekly.
  • Ensure program and agency policies are followed at all times.
  • Support all other team positions on an ongoing basis as required.
  • Contribute to a positive workplace culture.
  • Adhere to the Drug Court provincial and national standards and principles.

Qualifications / Skills:

  • Diploma in Criminology and/or Addictions-related field.
  • Minimum 5 years related experience.
  • Understanding of addiction and its role in criminal behaviour.
  • Knowledge of the correctional services system.
  • Knowledge of addictions and mental health.
  • Knowledge of community resources and experience accessing resources.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and time management skills.
  • Align with the agency’s philosophy and core values.
  • Standard First Aid and CPR.

Conditions of Employment:

  • Completion of a Criminal Record Check and Child Intervention Record Check will be required.
  • This position has an immediate start date.
  • The hours of work are Monday through Friday 8:15 AM – 4:30 PM.
  • The office is located in the Transition Place Building at 10010-105 Street, Edmonton. Some work will be based out of the Edmonton Law Courts. Parking is included with this position.

Salary:

The salary range for this position is $50,000 - $59,000. 

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