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BC Public Service

SPO 24R (Growth) - CYSN Generalist

Details
Full Time
4 days ago
Salary
65,844 to 86,668 per year
Posting Title
SPO 24R (Growth) - CYSN Generalist

Position Classification
Social Program Officer R24

Union
GEU

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Castlegar, BC V1N 4P5 CA
Grand Forks, BC V0H 1H4 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nakusp, BC V0G 1R0 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Trail, BC V1R 4T2 CA

Salary Range
$65,844.70 - $86,668.39 annually which includes a 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment* or $36.0546 - $46.0694 hourly which includes a 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date
4/16/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division
Service Delivery, SDA 12 - Okanagan West Kootenays

Job Summary

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

The Ministry of Children and Family Development is offering an opportunity for individuals to make a difference in the lives of Children and Youth with Support Needs in British Columbia. Key to this is your support to families and communities in the process of raising their children.

In your role as a Children and Youth with Support Needs Generalist (CYSN), you may provide a combination of Family Support and guardianship functions. You will convene and facilitate assessment and planning processes with individuals and/or families who have met the CYSN eligibility criteria and determine the supports and services that they require. Coordinating access to the best services available, you collaborate and build relationships with service providers, community partners, contracted agencies and foster parents. From an integrated service delivery system in the Ministry of Children and Family Development you may assist with placements, services for children, liaise and monitor contracts for services and ensure contract compliance and quality/appropriateness of services.

This position requires strong administrative and organizational skills, the ability to work independently within a collaborative team setting and is comfortable working in a diverse culture environment. The ability to make decisions based on facts/assessments and build effective relationships with the clients is essential. The ideal candidate will have excellent time management skills to effectively deal with high volume of clients, case management and crisis management.

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 in Child & 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 OR
  • In-service Ministry of Children and Family Development employees who have a regular SPO 24-30 base position that requires delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA) 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.
    • 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.

2. Expanded Credentials:
  • Bachelor's Degree in a Human Services field OR Bachelor's Degree witha Major/Honors in a Human Services field 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 one year of 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)
  • Eligible for delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFCSA).

Please note:
  • Applicants may be considered who have not yet graduated but have completed all required courses and are able to provide a letter from their educational institution confirming completion of degree requirements.
  • 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.
  • A full list of related work experience.
  • Definition of job specific experience.
  • Willingness/proviso statements.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Denai.1.Christenson@gov.bc.ca

About this Position:
Please refer to MyHR for more information on Temporary Market Adjustments .
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to 3 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
There is currently one (1) permanent position available. It may be full time or part time depending on operational requirements at the time of hire.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent full time and part time vacancies.
This position can be based out of any of the locations listed above.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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

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.

This is your opportunity to live in one of the most beautiful regions in British Columbia and work for the BC Public Service. We offer a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much more .

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.

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 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.

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
Social Services
Category
Community and Social Services