Social Worker - Disability Services - #668013

Government of Yukon

Date: 6 days ago
City: Whitehorse, YT
Contract type: Full time
Job Summary And Requirements

This posting…

  • will be used to fill a permanent position working 75 hours bi-weekly. It will establish a 12-month eligibility list which may be used to fill similar positions.

This job is based in the thriving and diverse city of Whitehorse in the beautiful Yukon .

Who We Are Looking For…..

We are looking for a thoughtful, reliable individual to provide case management services for clients with intellectual or developmental disabilities.

Your Impact….

The Social Worker, Disability Services (DS) is responsible for collaboratively developing, providing and/or coordinating the delivery of a range of services, including early intervention, and services across the lifespan to children, youth and adults with disabilities and their families. These interventions are intended to support individuals with disabilities to reach their fullest potential and improve overall quality of life, including promoting the inclusion of persons with disabilities in their communities.

For more information on this job, please contact Wendy McIntire-Cowx at 867-667-8843 or [email protected]

For more information about the recruitment process, please contact Marg Webb, HR Consultant at [email protected]

Your Benefits

In addition to a competitive salary, we offer many additional financial and non-financial benefits.

  • Government of Yukon’s many benefits

Your career, your home, your lifestyle

We are the Yukon public service. Every day, we come together to serve the people who live here and make a difference in so many ways. Here, you will find the diverse opportunities you desire to develop your career while enjoying a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural, and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

As part of our team, your achievements and enjoyment in both your work and personal life will be valued as you explore the many opportunities the Yukon, and the Government of Yukon, has to offer.

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Important Application And Job Requirements

Essential qualifications

Please submit your resume clearly demonstrating how you meet the qualifications below. Selections for further consideration will be based solely on the information you provide in your resume.

  • Bachelor of Social Work Degree
  • Experience working with adults or children with intellectual or developmental disabilities,
  • Experience developing and implementing case plans collaboratively with clients and families,
  • Experience working as part of a multidisciplinary team to provide therapies and services to children with disabilities.

It may be helpful for you to review “Prepare your resume and cover letter”.


Desired knowledge, skills and suitability

If selected for an interview, candidates should have, and may be assessed o n, the following:

  • Commitment to and a passion for working with adults and children with disabilities and their families
  • Conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to solve complex problems
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Good oral & written communication skills
  • Ability to build & maintain effective working relationships and cooperative partnerships with colleagues, clients and external stakeholders
  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment

It may be helpful for you to review “The job interview process”.

Conditions of employment

You must meet the following conditions before being hired, or within the time frame noted.

  • Copy of Bachelor of Social Work degree
  • Valid Class 5 Driver's Licence
  • RCMP Vulnerable Sector Security Clearance
  • TB screening
  • WHMIS 2015

Job Requirements

This job requires you to perform, and/or be exposed to, the following:

  • Travel within the territory
  • Position may be exposed to critical, unpredictable and highly emotionally charged case situations.

Learn more

  • For help on creating your E-Recruitment profile, email [email protected] or phone 867-667-9453.

Eligibility List

12 months
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