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BC Public Service

SPO 24R - Collaborative Practice Facilitator (Growth)

Location
Port Hardy, BC
Details
Full Time
7 days ago
Salary
61,681 to 75,884 per year
Posting Title

SPO 24R - Collaborative Practice Facilitator (Growth)

Position Classification

Social Program Officer R24

Union

GEU

Location

Port Hardy, BC V0N 2P0 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$$61,681.11 - $75,884.38 (Growth) annually plus $37.31 bi-weekly Isolation Allowance

Close Date

2/10/2023

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Service Delivery, SDA 32 - North Vancouver Island

Job Summary

Apply your expertise in a role where you can make a positive difference for the children of B.C.

The Collaborative Practice Facilitator supports a range of collaborative practice options to address planning issues for youth and families involved with MCFD statutory child welfare services which are critical to the Ministry's strategic commitment to family empowerment and building upon family strengths. Some collaborative practice options include Family Group Conferencing, Family Case Planning Conference, CareTeam, Youth Transition Conference, etc.

The Collaborative Practices Facilitator's role is to organize, coordinate and follow up on all elements of a conference and the resulting conference plan, including the orientation and preparation of the parents/youth and other family/community members.

This position requires the ability to communicate effectively and being adept at developing and maintaining trust-based working relationships with a high degree of tact, diplomacy and respect for all parties involved. The ability to manage conflict and negotiate with neutrality, in sometimes contentious situations, is critical for success.

If you are ready to embark on a new career opportunity - please consider this rewarding career with the BC Public Service!

Job Requirements:
Applicants may be considered who meet the preferred OR expanded credentials and experience requirements.

1. Preferred Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree or higher in Social Work OR 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 employees who have a SPO 24-30 base position that requires delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA).
    • 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 provide a comprehensive report and the MCFD supplemental report 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.


2. Expanded Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services field OR Bachelor's Degree witha Major/Honors in a Human Services OR Master's level graduate Certificate/Diploma in a Human Services field AFTER the completion of an unrelated Bachelor's Degree.
  • PLUS, a minimum of two (2) years of recent related OR job-specific work experience.
  • 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 provide a basic report by the closing date of this posting to be considered.

Human Services fields include: Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Studies, Education, Theology or Nursing.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Preferred education credentials AND/OR in-service Ministry of Children and Family Development employees who hold a regular SPO 24-30 base position that requires delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA).
  • Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience.
  • Applicants who have experience working closely with Indigenous people, First Nations, Metis and Inuit.

Please note:
  • 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 located in the additional information section at the bottom of the posting for:
  • Salary placement based on education and experience.
  • Definition of recent and a full list of related work experience.
  • Definition of job specific experience.
  • Willingness/proviso statements.

For questions regarding this position, please contact KristieLynn.Campbell@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.

On the northern tip of Vancouver Island, Port Hardy and surrounding areas is home to several Kwakwaka'wakw Nations. Those of us who work here are grateful to be guests in the unceded and ancestral territory of the Kwakiutl People and honoured to witness their rich culture, and the culture of the Gwa'sala-Nakwaxda'xw, Quatsino and Namgis Nations.It is home to some of Canada's best scuba-diving, as well as wonderful fishing and hiking. Port Hardy's Cape Scott Provincial Park is perfect for hikers and campers, with the downtown area full of shops and restaurants.

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. In addition to the re-imbursement of relocation costs (where applicable), the incentive program provides the following:
  • Up to a maximum of $6,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time Social Program Officers in the SPO R18 to SPO R30 classifications* OR
  • Up to a maximum of $3,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time Social Program Officers placed in the SPO Growth Series (SPO Growth to SPO R24 classifications) **

*Full payment of the incentive is based on regular eligible classifications (SPO R18 to SPO R30) working in an approved location for the full fiscal year (April 1 to March 31). A pro-rated incentive payment may be provided to candidates who work a partial year and/or part-time hours.

**Full payment of the incentive is based on regular eligible classifications (SPO Growth Series) working in an approved location for the full fiscal year (April 1 to March 31). A pro-rated incentive payment may be provided to candidates who work a partial year and/or part-time hours.

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 IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

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 .

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

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.

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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , 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.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

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
Category
Government