Child Youth and Family Support Worker

BC Public Service
Posted 16 days ago
Trail,
$69,760.70 - $79,322.69 annually
Full Time

Job Description

Job Description

Posting Title
SPO 21R – Child Youth and Family Support Worker

Position Classification
Social Prog Off R21

Union
GEU

Work Options
On-Site

Location
Trail, BC V1R 4T2 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$69,760.70 – $79,322.69 annually

Close Date
6/17/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

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

Ministry Branch / Division
Service Delivery, SDA 13 – Central Interior East Kootenay

Job Summary

Have a hands-on role in helping children, youth, and families in your community!

The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) provides a variety of programs and services to support the well-being of children, youth, and families in different service delivery areas. As part of a multi-disciplinary team reporting to a Team Leader, the Child, Youth, and Family Services Support Worker provides social services support to children, youth, families, caregivers, and other community services providers.

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

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree* in Social Work or in Child & Youth Care
    OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree* in a Human Services field (Human Services fields include Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Studies, Education, Theology and Nursing)
    OR
  • Secondary School Graduation or Equivalent AND one of the following:
    • 2 years of post-secondary studies towards a degree, diploma or certificate in a related human services field or equivalent discipline (Human Services fields or equivalent include Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Studies, Education, Theology and Nursing) PLUS a minimum of 2 years or more of related**work experience.
      OR
    • 1 year of post-secondary studies towards a degree, diploma or certificate in a related human services field or equivalent discipline (Human Services fields or equivalent include Social Work, Child & Youth Care, Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Indigenous Studies, Education, Theology and Nursing) PLUS a minimum of 3 years or more of related** work experience.
      OR
    • Minimum of 4 years or more of related** work experience.

*Bachelor’s Degree must be a 4 year degree or an equivalent number credits

**Related Work Experience:
The RELATED work experience may include experience working with children, youth, families or adults in any one or a combination of the following settings and/or may also include working with children and youth with a history of trauma and/or behavioural challenges:

  • A child and family service agency that provides legislated services (child protection, guardianship, resources, family support or adoption);
  • A social services agency on an Indigenous reserve, providing direct support services;
  • A family services agency that provides assessment and counselling services;
  • A contracted agency providing assessment, counselling and family support services;
  • A specialized care setting for vulnerable adults, children, or youth that also involves direct work with families;
  • A policing, probation or corrections setting;
  • A mental health or healthcare setting providing assessment and counselling services;
  • An education setting undertaking assessment and counselling services;
  • A social services agency providing services to people with diverse abilities and vulnerable adults;
  • A provincial agency dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces providing services and support for injured workers.

Other Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid Class 5 BC Driver’s License with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or 2 year diploma in Social Work or Child & Youth Care.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities.
  • Experience working with Ministry Policy and Procedures and data management systems (e.g., ICM, MIS, etc.)
  • Applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience.

Important Information:

  • All education credentials may be subject to verification and validation as per ministry process.
  • In addition, if your education was obtained outside of Canada, you may need to have it assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Service .
  • Applicants 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 may be considered.

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

For questions regarding this position, please contact Kaleigh.Bullerwell@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
This position has full time on-site requirements.
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.

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.

With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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- 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.

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Social Services

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