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Government Of Yukon, Canada is Seeking For Social Workers

2 (two) 1-year term positions working 75 hours bi-weekly in (facilities Copper Ridge Place, Thomson Centre, & Whistle Bend Place)
This posting will also be used for Anticipatory Full & Part time permanent positions, Full & Part time term positions andauxiliary on call positions in Continuing Care (facilities Copper Ridge Place, Thomson Centre, & Whistle Bend Place and/ or Home Care)
Our philosophy of care is “Every action and decision performed by this position is founded on respect for the residents, for the promotion of their dignity, individual freedom, choice and lifestyle, and meaningful quality living.”
The Social Worker provides professional social work services to residents/clients in Continuing Care (facilities and/or home care) within the scope of practice, standards of practice, organizational policies and procedures, and competencies.
The responsibilities for this position include working in a team environment to provide psychosocial assessments and social work services for all residents/clients and their families, including and providing care coordination, support, responding to issues of abuse, neglect & self-neglect, advocacy services and providing education & support to palliative and complex residents/clients and their families for the development of Advanced Directives and end of life planning. You will participate in the development and implementation of programs, and perform other related duties.
For more information about this position, please contact: Pearl Pakula, Supervisor, Recreation and Psychosocial Services (867) 393-7515 or email:
For more information about this posting, please contact: Ann Caron, Human Resources Consultant (867) 667-8423 or email:
Please do not email resumes to either of these addresses; resumes may only be accepted through E-Recruitment
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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.

  • Bachelor of Social Work
  • 1-year Experience providing case management as a Social Worker
  • 1-year Experience completing assessments as a Social Worker

Desired Knowledge, Skills and Suitability
Candidates should have and may be assessed on:

  • Strong ability to collaborate and work within a multi-disciplinary team
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and conflict management skills
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Strong skills working with various cultural backgrounds
  • Ability to take a reflective approach to your practice

Additional Information:
Conditions of Employment: TB Screening, Vulnerable Sector RCMP security clearance, CPR Level C (within the last 6 months) valid Class 5 Yukon Driver’s Licence, WHMIS 2015 and current registration with a Canadian Social Work regulatory body
Job Requirements: Exposure to pets, exposure to second-hand smoke, latex products, flowers and/or plants and other irritants while in client homes or within facilities. Travel within Whitehorse and surrounding areas is required
Method Of Application:
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