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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Social Worker | City of Edmonton |

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY | Social Worker - Domestic Abuse High Risk Team | Job Number: 29338  | Location:  West Division, 16505 - 100 Avenue, Edmonton | Term: Permanent Full-time | Hours of Work: 40 hours per week | Salary: $36.804 - $46.206 (Hourly); $76,846.75 - $96,478.13 (Annually) | Closing Date: Jun 14, 2017, 11:59:00 PM | Role: 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. 

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.