SPO-CP 24R (Growth) – Child Protection Worker, High Risk Youth

  • Company:
    BC Public Service
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    19 hours ago
  • Category:
    Health Care

Child Protection Worker, High Risk Youth
Social Program Officer CP 24 (Growth)
There are two vacancies available: One permanent full time and one full time temporary opportunity until January 10, 2023. The temporary opportunity is not limited to the geographic area. Board and lodging and relocation expenses do not apply for temporary opportunities.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Grow your social services career with the BC Public Service! Join a team united by a shared commitment to maximize the potential of every child in BC
The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) promotes and develops the capacity of families and communities to care for and protect vulnerable children and youth, and supports healthy child and family development to maximize the potential of every child in B.C. The Ministry is responsible for regional and province-wide delivery of services and programs through dedicated
that support positive and healthy outcomes for children, youth and their families.
We are looking for dynamic individuals who are devoted to helping others and improving the lives and wellbeing of children, youth and families. When you pursue a career as a Child Protection Worker, you are choosing a meaningful role in supporting the lives of British Columbians. In this position, you work with a mindset of curiosity and respect to recognize the strengths and needs of children, youth and families. You are agile and flexible in your responses to needs, focusing on the strengths of individuals, families, communities and cultures. You have a sincere commitment to invest in relationships and community, practicing from a place of connection.
The BC Public Service offers training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive salary and benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work. For more information, please visit .
If you are ready to embark on a new career opportunity – please consider this rewarding career with the BC Public Service!
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a
to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
The
is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email:
or by phone: 778-698-1336.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact
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NOTE:
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.
JOB REQUIREMENTS:
To be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work; OR Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Child and Youth Care;
OR
Master of Education in Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare as defined in the Job Profile attached at the bottom of the posting;
OR
NOTE:
If this education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (). You must provide a
by the closing date of this posting to be considered; OR
A candidate may be considered equivalent when they are registered and a member in good standing with the BC College of Social Workers or has a letter from the College confirming that their application for registration has been approved.
Applicants may be considered who have not yet graduated but have completed all required courses and are able to provide a letter from their educational institution confirming completion of degree requirements.
In-service Ministry of Children and Family Development employees who have a SPO 24-30 base position that requires delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA);
OR
Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services field or a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major/Honors in a Human Services field
PLUS
a minimum of two years of recent, obtained in the last five years, *related work experience;
OR
Post Graduate Diploma/Certificate in a Human Services field (from a University or Graduate School) obtained AFTER completion of an unrelated degree
PLUS
a minimum of two years of recent, obtained in the last five years, *related work experience.
*Related work experience includes
experience gained during and/or after completing the required education, and includes working with children, youth and families in a number of settings.
For a full list of applicable settings please review the Job Profile attached at the bottom of the posting.
Human Services fields include : Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Theology, Indigenous Studies, Education, or Nursing. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.
NOTE:
If this education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (). You must provide a
by the closing date of this posting to be considered.
Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver’s licence with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).
 
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work, or Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Child and Youth Care, or Master of Education in Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare, or in-service Ministry of Children and Family Development employee applicants who hold a SPO 24-30 base position that requires delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA).
Experience providing service to vulnerable and high-risk youth.
One year intake, guardianship and/or family service experience.
Applicants who currently have full Child Welfare delegation (C6) under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA).
Experience providing services to indigenous children, youth and/or families.
Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
 
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the
Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting. 
Please refer to the Job Profile for the full list of willingness/ proviso requirements.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Cover Letter: NO
– Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume: YES
– A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE)
– As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
IMPORTANT:
Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
Job Category
Social Services
Additional Information