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BC Public Service

SW AST 13R - Social Work Assistant

Location
Chetwynd, BC
Details
Full Time
5 days ago
Salary
48,770 to 55,150 per year
Posting Title

SW AST 13R - Social Work Assistant

Position Classification

Social Worker Assistant R13

Union

GEU

Location

Chetwynd, BC V0C 1J0 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$48,770.29 - $55,150.43 annually (plus $44.85 Bi-weekly Isolation Allowance)

Close Date

8/17/2022

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Service Delivery, SDA 43 - Northeast

Job Summary

SocialProgram OfficerAssistant
Social Worker Assistant R13


An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that 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 .

A great opportunity to take the next step in your career

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 Ministry is responsible for regional and province wide delivery of services and programs that support positive and healthy outcomes for children, youth and their families.

This position interacts with children, families, youth in care and foster parents and provides case management assistance to Ministry social workers, clinicians, and probation officers who maintain case management responsibility for service delivery. Key responsibilities include assisting in the conducting of child abuse/neglect investigations, supporting youth-in-care (YIC) and service providers in independent living plan; implementing planned moves of children-in-care (CIC), maintaining contact with CIC, foster parents and families; liaising with community services for Children and Youth with Support Needs (CYSN); supporting the delivery of Children and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) services; and other related duties as required.

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 .

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.

For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca) .

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.For specific position related enquiries, please contact Chrystal.Ragan@gov.bc.ca .DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

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

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:


Education and Experience
  • Secondary school graduation or equivalent PLUS at least one of the following:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Child & Youth Care or a Human Services field*; OR
    • One year of experience working with children and youth in a directly related field** PLUS two years of post-secondary studies towards a degree, or a diploma or certificate in a Human Services field*; OR
    • At least two years experience working with children and youth in a directly related field**


*Human Services field includes social work, psychology, sociology, criminology, anthropology, early childhood education, indigenous studies, education, theology, and nursing.

**Related field includes experience in one or more of the following:
  • Working directly with children and youth in any of the following settings: residential care, childcare, youth care, education settings (e.g., education assistant); OR
  • Providing administrative support to:
    • Child Protection,Child and Youth with Support Needs, Child and Youth Mental Health, Youth Justice, Guardianship, Adoptions, Resources, or related Service Delivery program; OR
    • Delegated Aboriginal Agency (DAA) setting; OR
    • Family services agency or contracted agency providing assessment, counselling and family support services to children youth and families.


Additional Requirements
  • Must possess and maintain a valid unrestricted Class 5 BC Driver's License.


Preference may be given to applicants with following:
  • Applicants who have experience using the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) Integrated Case Management (ICM) and/or Management Information Systems (MIS) computer systems.
  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.


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 in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

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

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

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, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire (BASIC): YES - As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

Job Category

Social Services
Category
Community and Social Services