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Family Court Support Worker

  • Full Time
  • Dryden
  • 2023-04-30

Website Hoshizaki House

Hoshizaki House is currently accepting applications for a full time position:

 

Family Court Support Worker

 

The Family Court Support Worker provides direct support to victims of domestic violence who are involved in the family court process.  The following duties and responsibilities are associated with this position;

·         Provide information regarding the family court process.

·         Safety planning

·         Assist with legal aid process

·         Accompany the victim to court proceedings, where appropriate

·         Debrief & discuss court outcomes, lawyer appointments, Family Law Information Centre meetings, consultations with duty counsel & next steps

·         Provide referrals to specialized services and supports in the community

·         Communicate with criminal court-based services, such as the Victim Witness Assistance Program, where appropriate and in accordance with an appropriate protocol

·         Communicate with other family court-based services and referral sources to ensure seamless delivery of appropriate information & support

·         Complete all case notes, activity logs, reports and forms as required

·         Establish linkages and working relationships with external community service providers

Qualifications

·         Post-Secondary education in Social Services or a related field

·         Bilingual or French speaking is an asset

·         Training/experience in the Family Court process & related forms

·         Thorough understanding of issues connected with domestic violence, harm reduction and trauma informed services.

·         Previous experience in crisis intervention, short term support, advocacy and referral services

·         Valid Drivers License

·         Travel to provide outreach services

Current Standard First Aid – CPR/AED Level C
Criminal Reference Check – Vulnerable Sector – required upon acceptance of the position.
·         Acceptance of the position requires successfully completed Criminal Reference Check

 

 

Please submit a cover letter outlining your qualifications along with a resume by email to staceyl@hoshizakihouse.ca;

Application Deadline: Open until Filled

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those candidates chosen for interviews will be contacted.  References will be required at the time of interview.

To apply for this job email your details to staceyl@hoshizakihouse.ca.

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