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Child Protection Worker

Location
Chetwynd, BC
Details
Full Time
A month ago

BC Public Service

Ministry of Children and Family Development

Chetwynd

Child Protection Worker

Share your passion for improving the lives of BC children and youth

Salary $55,396.19 - $72,937.86 annually (Growth)

3 positions are currently available in Chetwynd. This is an ongoing posting without scheduled closing date. This location is currently eligible for a retention incentive which is available to all regular permanent Social Program Officers residing in Hard To Recruit (HTR) designated communities across the province.

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. We are looking for dynamic individuals who are devoted to helping others and improving the lives and wellbeing of children 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 Child Protection Worker 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.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work, Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Child and Youth Care; OR
  • Master's Degree in Educational Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare. Completion of a practicum in family and child welfare occurs in an agency/organization where a student had the opportunity to practice assessing the needs of children and families to develop and provide intervention services to the children and/or families; OR
  • Employee applicants who have a combination of relevant education, Ministry experience and who are eligible for delegation under the CFCSA may be considered equivalent to the above requirements; OR
  • Degree in a Human Services field PLUS a minimum of two years of *recent work experience, within the last five years, obtained during and/or after completing the required degree; OR
  • Diploma/certificate in a Human Services field obtained AFTER completion of an unrelated degree PLUS a minimum of two years of *recent work experience, within the last five years, obtained during and/or after completing the required education.
  • Experience working with and planning for children and youth in care. 

For more information and to apply, please go to:

https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/65063

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Government