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BC Public Service

SPO-CP 27R - Senior Child Protection Worker - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Location
Delta, BC
Details
Full Time
4 hours ago
Salary
75,552 to 86,175 per year
Posting Title

SPO-CP 27R - Senior Child Protection Worker - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Social Prog Off-Child Prot R27

Union

GEU

Location

Delta, BC V4L 2M1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
White Rock, BC V4B 4M2 CA

Salary Range

$75,552.53 - $86,175.83 annually

Close Date

2/3/2023

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Service Delivery, SDA 23 - South Fraser

Job Summary

Amendment January 31, 2023: Posting closing date extended to February 3, 2023

An opportunity to make a difference to the lives of BC's children and youth!

A Senior Child Protection Worker provides clinical advice and direction to child protection workers within an identified geographic area in their day to day work with cases. Through hands on mentoring, the Senior Child Protection Worker is responsible for the development of child protection staff, including those within the growth series, through day to day guidance and mentorship on case practice. This position will apply enhanced understanding and knowledge of child protection practice and theory, case management practices and the Child, Family and Community Service Act (CFCSA) to assist in the planning and coordination of services to families and children.

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 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.

Additional Experience Requirements:
  • Minimum of three (3) years of fully delegated (C6) child protection experience, gained within the last five years.
  • Experience mentoring and leading staff.


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).
  • Experience conducting Investigations into Family Care Homes and Investigations into Contracted Agencies.
  • Three (3) or more years of demonstrated experience in leadership (i.e. projects).
  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit 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:
  • A full list of applicable settings for *related experience.
  • Definition of job specific experience.
  • Willingness/proviso statements.


For questions regarding this position, please contact Heather.Hanley@gov.bc.ca

About this Position:

This position can be based in Surrey, South Surrey, Delta, or White Rock. Travel between these communities may be required as the position provide services to the South Fraser Service Delivery Area.

An eligibility list may be established.

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.

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

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

Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) - You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Ensure you 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. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

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

Social Services
Category
Community and Social Services