SPO 27R – Provincial Practice Consultant – Child Protection

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date August 9, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $69,900.80 - $79,791.25 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
Apply Now

SPO 27R – Provincial Practice Consultant – Child Protection – (63226)

Posting Title: SPO 27R – Provincial Practice Consultant – Child Protection
Position Classification: Social Program Officer R27
Union: GEU
Location: Hazelton, BC V0J1Y0 CA
Kitimat, BC V8C 2N1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4M8 CA
Smithers, BC V0J2N0 CA
Terrace, BC V8J4E1 CA
Salary Range: $69,900.80 – $79,791.25 annually Plus a $38.87 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance (if applicable to the location)
Close Date: 8/19/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Provincial Practice Branch
Job Summary

Provincial Practice Consultant – Child Protection
Social Program Officer R27

This position is based in the Northwest Service Area and near a major airport.
An eligibility list may be established for Northwest Service Delivery Area.

An opportunity to make a difference to the lives of BC’s children, youth and families

The Ministry is responsible for a wide range of programs and services to children, youth and families including: promoting the healthy development and functioning of children, youth, and families; protecting children and youth from abuse, neglect and harm; providing guardianship services for children in care; supporting children and youth with developmental and multiple disabilities to live successfully and participate in the community; providing child and youth mental health services; and providing services to youth in Youth Justice.

The Practice Consultant provides practice advice, in a wide range of serious and complex situations. A consultant will respond with clinical consultation representing evidence-based practice guidance in each case situation. Consultants may serve a number of SDAs and will be asked to respond to the concerns/needs of social workers, team leaders, Directors of Operations, and the needs of multi-disciplinary, integrated teams. While responding to case specific consultation requests, the consultant will also support capacity building by assisting in the development and provision of training. The consultant provides support for programming and service delivery to facilitate best practice.

To learn more about these B.C communities you can click on the Hello BC link here!

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace 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.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kerry.Shinners@gov.bc.ca or Pamela.Farmer@gov.bc.caDO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work, or Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Child and Youth Care; OR Master’s of Educational Counselling Psychology/Master’s of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare.
    • 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 (ICES). You must request a comprehensive report and the MCFD supplemental report to be considered for this competition; OR
  • Related degree, or related post-graduate diploma, or related post-graduate certificate in a human services field PLUS a minimum of two years of post-degree *related experience. Human services fields includes 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 (ICES). You must request a basic report to be considered for this competition; 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 her or his application for registration has been approved; OR
  • Employee applicants who have a combination of relevant education and ministry experience may be considered equivalent to the above requirements.
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ of recent experience as a fully delegated (C6) child protection social program officer and/or Child Welfare Consultant.
  • Experience working with Indigenous, First Nations, Métis and Inuit children, youth, families and partners.
  • Experience establishing relationships in the community with community partners and agencies.

Preference maybe given to applicants with the following:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Social Work, or Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Child and Youth Care, or Master’s of Educational Counselling Psychology/Master’s of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare.
  • Experience in program and policy development.
  • Experience providing training and group facilitation.
  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.

*Related post-degree experience includes experience working with children, youth and families in any one or a combination of the following settings:

  • A legislated child protection agency that provides child protection or family support services;
  • A non-delegated agency on a reserve providing direct support services to children, youth and families;
  • A family services agency that provides assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • A contracted agency providing assessment, counselling and family support services to children, youth and families;
  • A residential setting for children or youth that also involves direct work with families;
  • A probation or corrections setting serving youth and families;
  • A mental health setting providing assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • A health setting providing assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • An education setting undertaking assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families.

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.

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 – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

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.

Send To Friend Email Print Story

NationTalk Partners & Sponsors Learn More