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Social Worker – Domestic Abuse High Risk Team

Job Information
Author joeychan
Date June 5, 2017
Type Full Time
Company City of Edmonton
Salary $36.804 - $46.206 - Per Hour
Location Edmonton
Category Government
Contact Information
To apply please visit https://coe.imomentous.com/job/CITYA000C6936/Social-Worker-Domestic-Abuse-High-Risk-Team

We are looking for an experienced Registered Social Worker to work in a unique partnership on the Domestic Abuse High Risk (DAHRT) Team. You will be working collaboratively with Edmonton Police Service (EPS), victims of intimate partner violence and a variety of professionals to provide intensive interventions in cases of intimate partner violence in which there is a risk of further serious violence. 

The successful candidate will provide a range of services, including:

  • Ongoing risk assessment and response
  • Partner with many members of the Edmonton Police Service (EPS) to provide a collaborative response to victims of domestic violence
  • Consult, liaise and collaborate with multiple professionals and agencies to weave together effective safety and support systems for victims
  • Crisis intervention, trauma counselling, safety planning, ongoing case management, advocacy and referral
  • Provide support and assistance to complainants through legal and judicial proceedings
  • Provide training presentations to professionals and agencies
  • Prepare and maintain professional documents and files
  • Track and identify issues to inform, advocate for broader system changes with other organizations and levels of government
  • Participate in emergency services response team

Qualifications:

  • Minimum requirement is the completion of a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work
  • A Master’s Degree in Social Work would be preferred
  • Must be registered in good standing with the Alberta College of Social Workers
  • Must have at least 3 years of professional experience in the provision of domestic violence services, involving individual counselling/group programs, and organizational and/or community development work
  • Demonstrated an exceptional ability to assess and respond to high risk domestic violence situations and provide intensive social work interventions including crisis intervention, short-term counselling, advocacy, brokering, linking and follow-up to victims of domestic violence
  • Superior problem solving ability, judgment, and confidence to deal with complex issues, competing priorities, persons experiencing trauma and diverse professionals
  • Advanced practical and theoretical knowledge of domestic violence, community resources including multicultural and indigenous supports
  • Able to work independently, as part of a team, with a partner and within a complex partnership that involves two distinct but complementary organizational cultures
  • Highly developed and mature judgement and political acumen
  • Superior communication skills, both written, oral
  • Ability to deliver professional public presentations
  • Hire is dependent upon an Enhanced Security Clearance satisfactory to the City of Edmonton
  • Valid Alberta Class 5 driver’s licence (or provincial equivalent). Must obtain business auto insurance for personal vehicle use on City business

Hours of Work: 40 hours per week.

Salary: $36.804 – $46.206 (Hourly); $76,846.75 – $96,478.13 (Annually)

Recruitment Consultant: SH/AL    

Classification Title :   Social Worker

 

Posting Date: May 31, 2017

Closing Date: Jun 14, 2017, 11:59:00 PM (MST)

Number of Openings (up to): 1 – Permanent Full-time

Union: CSU 52

Department: Family and Community Support (Citizen Services)

Work Location(s): West Division, 16505 – 100 Avenue T5P 4X9

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