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BC Public Service

SPO-CP 27R - Provincial Practice Consultant - Child Protection

Posted 6 days ago

Job Details

Salary

dollar sign85,563 to 97,633 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
SPO-CP 27R - Provincial Practice Consultant - Child Protection

Position Classification
Social Prog Off-Child Prot R27

Union
GEU

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Vernon, BC V1T 9V2 CA
Westbank, BC V4T 1P6 CA

Salary Range
$85,563.25 - $97,633.20 annually which includes a 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date
6/21/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

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

Ministry Branch / Division
Provincial Dir of Child Welfare & Aboriginal Services, Provincial Practice

Job Summary

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

The Provincial Practice Consultant provides practice advice, in a wide range of serious and complex situations. A consultant will respond with clinical consultation representing evidence-based practice guidance in each case situation. Consultants will be asked to respond to the concerns/needs of social workers, team leaders, Directors of Operations, and the needs of multi-disciplinary, integrated teams. While responding to case specific consultation requests, the consultant will also support capacity building by assisting in the development and provision of training. The consultant provides support for programming and service delivery to facilitate best practice.

Reporting to the Director of Practice, the Provincial Practice Consultant is a part of an integrated team of consultants with different specializations. The Consultant provides case consultation, training, mentoring, support to practice and assists in ensuring social workers have the required knowledge, skills and supports to deliver the highest quality of service to the clients they serve. In this role, the Consultant is responsible and accountable for providing clinical consultation to the field which will ultimately affect decisions and actions. Through training and mentoring activities, the Consultant influences the developing values, practice and professional standards of staff, including new staff. In this role the Consultant is required to model exemplary judgement, practice skills and professional values and ethics.

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.

Additional Requirements for Preferred and Expanded credentials:
  • Experience mentoring and leading staff.
  • Currently possess or immediately eligible for C6 Delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act (CFSCA).
  • A minimum of four years' experience in the Child Protection specialty area within the last six (6) years.
  • Experience providing training and group facilitation.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Applicants with preferred education credentials AND 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)
  • Bachelor or Master in Social Work, or Bachelor or Master in Child and Youth Care, or Master of Educational Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare.
  • One (1) or more years of experience providing training and group facilitation.
  • One (1) or more years of experience providing services directly to Indigenous, First Nations, Métis and Inuit children, youth, families.
  • Experience in policy and program development and implementation.
  • Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous with the required combination of education and experience.

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.
  • A full list of related work experience.
  • Definition of job specific experience.
  • Willingness/proviso statements.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Lina.Dattolo@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 2 days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.
This position can be based in any of the following Ministry of Child and Family Development offices:Kelowna, West Kelowna, Vernon, or Nelson
An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
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.

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 listed above.

Cover Letter: NO- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES- A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES- You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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
Leadership and Management, Social Services

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-08-07

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