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SPO 21R – Roots Practitioner

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date December 31, 2018
Deadline January 14, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $56,478.64 - $64,337.78 - Annual
Location Maple Ridge, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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SPO 21R – Roots Practitioner – (56599)

Posting Title: SPO 21R – Roots Practitioner
Position Classification: Social Prog Off R21
Union: GEU
Location: Maple Ridge, BC V4R 2S1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $56,478.64 – $64,337.78 annually
Close Date: 1/14/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Indigenous Stream Circle 3 & 6
Job Summary

Roots Practitioner
Social Program Officer R21

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

A great opportunity to have a hands-on role helping children and youth in your community

The Roots Practitioner will explore the Indigenous child’s family and community for the purpose of cultural connections, relationships and permanency.  The position is responsible to develop and facilitation programs in order to support cultural connections for children and their families and to promote cultural understanding for caregivers and staff.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

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 [email protected]. DO 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 [email protected], 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

  • Human service diploma/certificate.
  • Experience working with Indigenous families and communities.
  • Preference may be given to applicants with experience working with Indigenous children and youth in care.
  • Preference may be given to applicants who have Indigenous heritage (First Nations, Metis 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.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.


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.

Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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