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Regional Clinical Practice Lead, Social Work

Reference number: PEN22J-065396-000018
Selection process number: 2022-PEN-EA-NAT-178000
Correctional Service Canada - Health Services
Moncton (New Brunswick)
$79,595 to $93,806 (Plus applicable allowances)

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

Closing date: 8 February 2023 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.

Assessment accommodation


Provision of leadership and professional advisory services, training oversight, and functional management for planning, developing and directing the delivery of social work services, including substance use treatment services, for Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) institutions, community sites and the regional treatment centre within a given region, in accordance with CSC and professional standards.

The Regional Clinical Practice Lead, Social Work will work in collaboration with other practice leads and disciplines including primary care physician lead, and psychiatrist lead.

All Regional Clinical Practice Leads, including the Regional Practice Lead, Social Work will collaborate with and support the professional practice needs of other health care professionals, both regulated and unregulated to ensure the inclusion of other disciplines and foster healthy and sustainable interdisciplinary teams.

Work environment

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is the federal government agency responsible for administering sentences of a term of two years or more, as imposed by the court. CSC is responsible for managing institutions of various security levels and supervising offenders under conditional release in the community.

Intent of the process

A pool of qualified candidates will be established and will be used to staff immediate and future permanent or temporary vacancies.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)


Graduation with a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in social work.

Degree equivalency


Registration as a Social Worker in a province or territory of Canada. (In order to be appointed, candidates must be registered in the province or territory where the position is being staffed.)


Recent experience* in planning, implementing and evaluation of health interventions and/or programs in an interdisciplinary practice setting.

* 3 cumulative years within the last 5 years.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

Bilingual - Imperative (CBC/CBC)

Information on language requirements


Knowledge of the mandate, priorities, legislation, policies, Commissioner's Directives, guidelines, accreditation standards in health care within the Correctional Service of Canada.

Knowledge of current and emerging health/education technologies, trends and best practices.

Knowledge of professional standards, ethical standards, resources, human rights and health.


Create vision and strategy

Mobilize People

Uphold Integrity and respect

Collaborate with partners and stakeholders

Promote innovation and guide change

Achieve results

Effective communication skills

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)


Graduation with a Master’s or doctoral degree in Social Work from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in social work and/or relevant to the position.

Degree equivalency


Experience in managing financial resources.

Experience in managing human resources.

Experience working in a correctional environment.

Experience in providing Social Work services to clients in mental health environment.

Experience in the provision of Social Work services to culturally diverse populations.

Experience providing Social Work services to vulnerable populations (e.g., cognitively impaired/brain-injured, geriatric, adults who are disadvantages or in conflict with the law, aboriginal people, etc.).

Experience establishing, developing and managing productive and cooperative partnerships with community-based services (i.e., community capacity building).


CSC is committed to having a skilled and diversified workforce representative of the population we serve. In support of our strategy to achieve our employment equity goals, selection may be limited to candidates self identifying as belonging to one of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal Persons, Visible Minorities, Women and Persons with Disabilities.


Willingness to travel.

Possession of a valid driver’s license.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Other information

The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.

Information on employment equity

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

A test may be administered.

An assignment, secondment, or acting appointment requires approval of your supervisor.

You must provide proof of your education credentials.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.


Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.

Information on the preference to veterans

We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Contact information

Lisa Robichaud - Manager, Planning, Pharmacy and Quality Improvement
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