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BC Public Service

CHLDCC 18R - Auxiliary Child Care Counsellor - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Posted 5 days ago

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Job Description

Posting Title
CHLDCC 18R - Auxiliary Child Care Counsellor - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification
Child Care Counsellor R18


Work Options

Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$35.1121 - $39.7943 hourly

Close Date

Job Type
If and As When Needed

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division
CYMH - Provincial Deaf and Hard of Hearing Services

Job Summary

An excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team!

The Ministry of Children and Family Development 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 BC.

The Victory Hill Dorm provides a comfortable and nurturing environment for students who must live away from home in order to attend the British Columbia Provincial School for the Deaf in Burnaby. The children and youth return to their family and home community each weekend and school holiday. Children and youth range in age from 5 to 19 years of age. There is room for up to 36 Children and youth in six homes on the Dorm property. The Dorm is staffed by qualified Child Care Counsellors who are fluent in American Sign Language.

The Child Care Counsellor provides care planning, supportive development and independent life skills including transition planning services, with a high degree of sensitivity to personal and family dynamics, to deaf and hard of hearing children and youth who are in residence at the Victory Hill facility.

If you have comprehensive knowledge of Deaf Culture issues and are looking for an opportunity to join a multi-disciplinary team of skilled professionals, we look forward to receiving your application.

Job Requirements:
  • One-year child and youth care training program (i.e. Douglas College's Child and Youth Care Degree or Certificate program); OR equivalent combination of one (1) or more years of direct work experience and training.
  • One (1) year or more of experience working with school-aged children and youth.
  • Experience working in group homes is considered.
  • Experience working in a multidisciplinary environment.
  • Fluent in ASL (American Sign Language).
  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver's License with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).

Please refer to the Job Profile for the full list of willingness requirements.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Amendment May 5, 2024: Closing date extended to May 27, 2024
Interviews for these positions will be held in American Sign Language.
There are eight (8) temporary opportunities available.
These are part time as and when needed positions requiring the successful applicants to be available for at least three (3) shifts per week. The shifts are : Days 7:30am - 4pm; Evenings 4:00pm - 12:15pm; Weekends; Midnights 12:00am - 8:45am.
These positions have full time on-site requirements.
This temporary posting is not limited to the geographic area. Board and lodging and relocation expenses do not apply.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary vacancies.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service 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 guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

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 - You will need to complete a basic questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR.If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

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

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 at the bottom of the posting.

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

Job Category
Health Services, Social Services

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-12

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