Closes: May 7, 2020
REGINA IMMIGRANT WOMEN CENTRE
1801 Toronto Street, Regina, Saskatchewan, S4P 1M7
Contract Position: May 2020 – March 31, 2021 – 35 hours per week. REGINA IMMIGRANT WOMEN CENTRE.
Regina Immigrant Women Centre (RIWC) is a non-profit organization which provides programming and services for the education, integration, enrichment and empowerment of Newcomer, Refugee and Immigrant Women and their families to facilitate and support their smooth integration within the Regina community.
Reporting to the Settlement Services Manager, the Social Worker will engage with Newcomer and Immigrant women and their families through a strength-based delivery process to provide culturally affirming family safety and risk assessments and referrals, customized supports for clients with multiple barriers, counselling and case-management, advocacy and supported access to gender-diverse mainstream community supports and services.
Please Note: Due to the current COVID-19 restrictions the majority of the case management will be conducted remotely. This position was recently posted. If you previously applied for this position you do not need to resubmit your application.
- Bachelor of Social Work (registered or eligible for registration with the Saskatchewan Association of Social Workers) and a minimum 3 years’ experience working with culturally diverse newcomer populations and/or populations affected by trauma;
- An understanding of and sensitivity to issues relevant to family violence, particularly Interpersonal Violence and Abuse (IVA) of Newcomer and Immigrant women.
- Ability to communicate effectively in English (oral and written).
- Willing and available to work limited non-traditional hours such as evenings and weekends.
- Working knowledge of computer-based software programs and digital literacy.
- Valid Class 5 driver’s license and access to an insured and reliable personal vehicle.
- Vulnerable Sector Criminal Record Check. (CRC) (Police Check)
- Risk assessment and intervention skills.
- Critical thinking and problem solving.
- Advocacy and knowledge of diverse client populations and community-based programs and resources.
- Experience in the development of strength-based measureable action plans with clients that include multiple goals and milestone markers.
- Written proficiency in the documentation and maintenance of confidential case plans and reports.
- Strong organizational skills.
- Working both independently and in a collaborative interdisciplinary team environment.
- Proficiency in other languages is an asset.