Crime Prevention & Community Support Worker

Kootenay Brain Injury Association
Posted 4 months ago
Castlegar
$25.21 an hour
Full Time

Job Description

Under the guidance of the Executive Director, the Crime Reduction/Prevention Community Support Worker is responsible for the supporting the rehabilitation of clients who are involved in the criminal justice system, or who are "at risk" of becoming involved in the criminal justice system.

Key Responsibilities Include:

Managing up to 45 clients annually; completion of intake (on-going) and administering a licensed short-screener; implementation of individualizes case plans for offenders - some of which may be living with acquired brain injury and/or mental health problems; lead and coordinate services for clients, their families and treating professionals to ensure goals are met; maintain information in a manner accessible, understandable and amenable to treating professionals; ensure each client contact, goals and progress is tracked; maintain clinical assessment and community support information for use through rehabilitation and recovery.

Service Coordination Includes:

Collaborate and liaise with community agencies/institutions to identify individuals who experience mental health problems and/or acquired brain injury - who may be at risk for offending for reasons related to their health issues and injuries; refer to community services as appropriate; advocate with clients for access to services during the criminal justice process.

Rehabilitation Includes:

Maintain a person-centered support philosophy; facilitate rehabilitation efforts of other participating professionals and caregivers; prepare and submit all reports, time sheets and assignments in a timely fashion, or as assigned; participate fully in staff/supervision meetings and staff development. You will work closely with the counsellor within this program.

Outreach Worker Duties:

This is a combined position, with 20 hours per week being in the Crime Prevention Program at a rate of $28.00/hr, along with 15 hours per week being in the Community Outreach Program at a rate of 22.42 per hr, for acquired brain injury clients. The Crime Prevention Program work requires travel between five West Kootenay communities and therefore, a reliable vehicle is required. All work travel to each community and within, will be compensated at a rate of .59/km. An extended health care benefit package is available after a successful probation period of 3 months.

Qualifications:

Undergraduate degree in either social work, psychology, criminal justice or counselling, along with a minimum of one year experience working with vulnerable population groups.

Application deadline: 2022-02-15

Expected start date: 2022-02-23

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $25.21 per hour

Benefits:

Dental care Extended health care Schedule:

Monday to Friday Work remotely:

No

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