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Child Protection Worker, Indigenous Youth Services

Job ID1C-EF-C4-8F-59-50
CompanyMinistry of Children and Family Development
ProvinceBritish Columbia
Date Posted2020-03-30
Posted Until2020-04-20
Job TypeFull-time
Job CategoryHealth Care
This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
There is one position for a temporary opportunity until December 2020, which may become permanent.

Child Protection Worker, Indigenous Youth Services
$56,504.21 - $74,396.51 annually (Growth) effective April 12, 2020, plus 1 grid TMA at full working level.

The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) 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 B.C. The Ministry is responsible for regional and province-wide delivery of services and programs through dedicated ministry social workers that support positive and healthy outcomes for children, youth and their families.

We are looking for individuals who are devoted to helping others and improving the lives and well-being of children and families. When you pursue a career as a Child Protection Worker, you are choosing a meaningful role in supporting the lives of British Columbians. In this Child Protection Worker position, you work with a mindset of curiosity and respect to recognize the strengths and needs of children, youth and families. You are agile and flexible in your responses to needs, focusing on the strengths of individuals, families, communities and cultures. You have a sincere commitment to invest in relationships and community, practicing from a place of connection.

The BC Public Service offers training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive salary and benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and a balance between work and life commitments. We are committed to continuing to be an employer of choice and providing a professional environment where ideas work. For more information, please visit Benefit of Joining BCPS.

Qualifications for this role include:
• Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work; OR Bachelor’s Degree or higher in 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 as defined in the Job Profile attached at the bottom of the posting; 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.
• 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.
• 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); OR
• Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services field or a Bachelor’s Degree with a Major/Honors in a Human Services field PLUS a minimum of two years of recent, obtained in the last five years, *related work experience; OR
• Post Graduate Diploma/Certificate in a Human Services field (from a University or Graduate School) obtained AFTER completion of an unrelated degree PLUS a minimum of two years of recent, obtained in the last five years, *related work experience.
*Related work experience includes experience gained during and/or after completing the required education, and includes working with children, youth and families in a number of settings. For a full list of applicable settings please review the Job Profile attached at the bottom of the posting.
• Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver’s licence with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).
How To ApplyFor more information, a complete list of qualifications and to apply online by April 20, 2020, please go to: