|Company||Ministry Of Children And Family Development|
|Location||Fort St John|
|Ministry of Children and Family Development|
Fort St John
$56,504.21 - $74,396.51 annually (Growth) effective April 12, 2020.
Use your relationship-building skills to connect children and youth in your community with the resources they need to thrive
The Ministry of Children and Family Development is looking for dynamic individuals who are committed to improving the lives of children and youth. As a Resource Worker, you have the crucial responsibility of ensuring that children and youth in care are receiving placement resources that meet their unique individual needs. This involves developing and maintaining a range of placement options, such as foster homes, group homes and specialized/staffed residential placements.
As a Resource Worker, you are an effective communicator with a collaborative approach, you establish vital working relationships with staff, the community and other stakeholders. You will be responsible for supporting foster families, monitoring placement services and working with child protection teams in district offices. You may also conduct home studies, out-of-care assessments and liaise with non-residential contract resources in this role.
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
• In-service Ministry of Children and Family Development employees who have a SPO24-30base 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 Apply||For more information, a complete list of qualifications and to apply online by April 23, 2020, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/68608|