Social Worker

Government of Yukon has released a notification in which they’re inviting candidates for the post of Social Worker. Understanding the duties and responsibilities is a requirement for the candidates, along with putting forth their best effort. They are accountable for the provision of child welfare casework in the areas of child protection, family services, and children in care. They make excellent decision making skills and practice guided by the Canadian Association of Social Work Code of Ethics.

Employer Name: Government of Yukon
Position: Social Worker
Salary: $91,749.00 – $106,467.00 Yearly 
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: Whitehorse, YT Y1A 2C6 CA (Primary)

Job description

  • Candidates have to demonstrate interest in rural Yukon social work.
  • They will work in a multicultural environment with an emphasis on Yukon First Nations culture.
  • They have strong knowledge and experience in social work principles and practices in child welfare and case management.
  • They are preferred to have sound ethical decision making skills that demonstrates the capacity to complete family, children and individual assessments at a professional level.

Job requirement

  • Candidates ought to have the willingness to travel within and outside of Territory on an occasional basis with limited notice.
  • They should have willingness to work extended hours with limited notice or be on standby for extended periods of time with frequent evening, weekend, and statutory holiday work hours are required.

Work setting

  • Candidates must have the ability to take a broad-based, strategic approach to community development in response to mandated client service.
  • They must have the ability to prepare affidavits or court documents and intervention services including investigations and core protection services.
  • They must have the skill to work with high risk complex cases with a strong ability to help de-escalate clients and/or deal with potentially volatile and aggressive individuals.
  • They must have the ability to work independently and as part of an interdisciplinary team.


  • Candidates will get flexible working hours.
  • They will obtain diverse opportunities.
  • They will get opportunities to develop their career
  • They will have a warm sense of community and vibrant artistic, cultural and recreational amenities, all set in a spectacular natural environment.

How to apply

Prospective candidates eligible for the Social Worker position are urged to input accurate information during registration. Applying through the provided link is mandatory, and it is essential to ensure that all information provided is accurate to prevent registration cancellation.

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