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By | July 5, 2022

Job Responsibilities : SART Support Worker

Salary : $41.35–$47.96 an hour

Company : Yukon Government

Location : Whitehorse, YT CA

This is an until –filled competition. Candidates are encouraged not to delay submitting their application as this posting can close at any time with 24-hours posted notice. Resumes will be screened at regular intervals until the position is filled or the competition closes whichever is earliest.

This is to fill multiple Auxiliary On-Call positions in Whitehorse (up to 18 months)
Yukon Government employees please note: You are eligible to apply for this position if you hold another AOC (Auxiliary On Call) position. If you currently hold a permanent or term position you may not be eligible. Please enquire with the HR Consultant below.

The Department of Justice works to ensure Yukon remains a safe secure and healthy place to live and work. We build strong and healthy relationships with others to support good governance and to foster safe communities with opportunities for healing. The Department provides supportive and dynamic work environments comprised of teams of professionals who are committed to making a difference in the lives of Yukoners.

The principles that guide us are:

Reconciliation with Yukon First Nations: Together as DOJ representatives we commit to embracing the spirit of the Final Report of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada entitled Honouring the Truth Reconciling the Future by conducting ourselves in our day-to-day business in a manner that embodies the purpose of reconciliation with our First Nations members in the Yukon. We recognize the importance of employee education on First Nations history and the encouragement of innovative thinking by all DOJ personnel on our ability to effect meaningful change towards true reconciliation.
Working as a Team: As DOJ employees we value working together as a team within branches and within the department as a whole while respecting our respective roles in the administration of justice to work as one entity to meet our collective objective to serve the public. We are mindful of the impact of our actions on the people around us both in proximity and in the larger department and strive to ensure that we maintain the best interests of the department in our approach to our work.
Identify and Meet our Clients’ Needs: DOJ personnel have a wide variety of responsibilities and an equally diverse clientele internal and external to government and we are committed to ensuring that they know we work for them and that we treat them with empathy inclusion integrity respect and professionalism.
Initiative and Innovation: Management will encourage DOJ staff at all levels to think innovatively and to take initiative that will improve the work we do and services that we provide to allow for positive change and creativity in the workplace. Management will encourage DOJ personnel to reconsider our approach to the services we provide and adapt to the changing environment.
Communications: We are committed to improving the way we communicate internally with one another and externally to the public in order to better perform as a DOJ Team share information and ideas with each other dispel negative myths about the department and to ensure that the public has an appreciation for the excellent work we do.

The Opportunity

Sexualized Assault Response Team (SART) Support Worker
Reporting to the SART Victim Support Coordinator at the Victim Services branch this position provides on-call after hours support accompaniment information and referrals for victims of sexualized violence as part of a larger multiagency coordinated Sexual Assault Response Team. Working from a victim-centered trauma-informed culturally safe framework the SART Support Worker works with other SART service agencies to promote coordination and linkages and advocates on behalf of the clients.

This position provides services for victims of all genders diverse and vulnerable population.

SART Support Workers are on stand-by after-hours shifts during which they receive the stand-by rate which is two hours for every 8 hours. They are also paid for hours worked once called in to accompany victims at SART specific sites.

For more information about this position please contact Ketsia Houde-McLennan SART Victim Support Coordinator at (867) 456-6822 or Ketsia.Houde-McLennan@yukon.ca
For more information about the recruitment process please contact Jennifer Irons Human Resource Consultant at (867) 667-8794 or jennifer.irons@yukon.ca if you need technical support submitting your application please contact: (867) 667-9453 or E-Recruitment.clientsupport@yukon.ca

Please do not email resumes to any of the above addresses; resumes may only be accepted through the e-recruitment application system.

Government of Yukon does not sponsor foreign workers for employment in Canada and does not participate in the federal nominee programs. Currently candidates who have the legal right to live and work in Canada in place at the time of the job posting are eligible for consideration on our employment opportunities.

Essential Qualifications
Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the following qualifications. Please note selection for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Experience providing client-centered intervention and crisis counselling with diverse and vulnerable populations;
  • Experience providing information advocacy and support to clients in crisis;
  • Demonstrated experience working with Indigenous individuals or organizations; and
  • Course work or Post-secondary degree in Counseling Social Work Gender Studies Sociology or related discipline.

Candidates who have education training and/or experience equivalent to the essential qualifications listed above may be equally considered.

Desired Knowledge Skills and Suitability

Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Knowledge of community resources available for victims of sexualized violence;
  • Knowledge of current and emerging practice for best responses for victims of sexualized violence;
  • Ability to provide service using harm reduction client led and trauma informed philosophies particularly responding to victims of sexualized violence;
  • Ability to deliver culturally responsive service and commitment to building individual cultural competencies;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a multi-agency team with different approaches and mandates; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate effectively (both orally and in writing).
Additional Information

Condition(s) of Employment:

  • Have and maintain a valid Vulnerable Sector Security Clearance;
  • Must adhere to the Victim Services code of conduct/ethics;
  • Valid Yukon Class 5 driver’s licence.
Job Requirements(s):

  • Availability during evenings overnights and weekends;
  • Ability to be on site within 30-40 minutes.
Eligibility List
3 months
Post Date
27 May 2022
Close Date
26 August 2022

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