RJ Practitioners…

 Feb 4, 2020 

 National Employment Position for Senior RJ Practitioners:

National Defence is looking for Senior Restorative Practitioners across Canada to be part of the Sexual Misconduct Response Centre’s Restorative Engagement Program.

Senior Restorative Practitioners will coordinate and facilitate direct and indirect communication about experiences of sexual misconduct between those who have been harmed and representatives of the Department of National Defence / Canadian Armed Forces. Practitioners will work with participants individually conducting ongoing assessments of safety, readiness and suitability, and preparing them for communication. Practitioners will also be required to liaise with internal and external stakeholder as well as subject matter experts, contribute to program research and reporting, and provide supervision, mentorship and leadership to other Restorative Practitioners.

Immediate needs are for temporary employment, including acting and assignment opportunities for current federal employees, for approximately one (1) or two (2) years with a possibility of extension. Permanent employment opportunities may be explored at a future date. It is anticipated that appointments will begin in September/October 2020 and there are a significant number of positions to be filled.

Of note, those who are being considered for a position will be required to successfully complete a 7-day in-classroom training. The training will teach participation how to facilitate a restorative dialogue that is trauma-informed and culturally responsive. Participants will learn the intricacies of working with people who have been harmed and caused harm, the risks and benefits of restorative practices, and tools for self-care. The training will also focus on understanding the history and environment of the military workplace. Participants will be required to engage in role plays during which they will be observed and assessed at the appropriate level.

If you are interested in this opportunity, we encourage you to apply at your earliest convenience. We would also encourage you to share this with others who may be interested as we may have upwards of 20 positions to fill. Though the closing date for applications isn’t until next year, we intend to start screening applicants in February and training in June.

For more information about the position, the qualifications, and to apply, go to https://emploisfp-psjobs.cfp-psc.gc.ca/psrs-srfp/applicant/page1800?poster=1375388.

Included at the request of:

Christine Lecompte

Restorative Justice Unit

Correctional Service Canada | Government of Canada


Tel.: 613-947-7309   Fax: 613-943-2171

340 Laurier Ave. W., Ottawa, ON K1A 0P9



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