BC Public Service SPO 24 R – Child Protection Worker (Growth Series) Full Time in Dease Lake, BC

BC Public Service

Branch Dease Lake BC CA

SPO 24 R – Child Protection Worker (Growth Series)
Dease Lake, BC

OR BA Child and Youth Care; A high level of care and attention to provide consultation, guidance and support to children, youth, caregivers and families in an…

Child Protection Worker (Growth Series)

Salary $50,371.66 – $66,652.94 annually (plus an isolation allowance of $80.72 (bi-weekly)

A rewarding opportunity to make a positive difference for children and families in Dease Lake area

As a Child Protection Worker, you investigate and assess situations and develop plans to ensure the safety of children and provide family support services. You counsel families, fulfill the role of guardian and coordinate and consult with other service providers in a multidisciplinary team environment. A comprehensive in-service training program will be provided.

Use your knowledge of Aboriginal issues as they relate to child welfare and have a willingness to work in partnership with Aboriginal families, elders and communities to provide best practice for Aboriginal children and families through an Aboriginal lens. Utilise your skills to effectively work with and provide supportive guidance to caregivers and communities who are experiencing stressful and complex situations. A high level of care and attention to provide consultation, guidance and support to children, youth, caregivers and families in an attempt to resolve or stabilize crises and/or stressful situations is required, as well as crisis intervention to determine alternative placements. You have the ability to work with and facilitate group processes.

Dease Lake is a small community of about 400 located in Northern British Columbia. Located just a few hours south (roughly 250 km’s) of the Yukon border. Dease Lake is a common stopping point for fuel, food, and a break from the long road ahead. For more information please select this website.

Benefits : We offer training, growth and development opportunities; a competitive salary and benefits package; a pension plan that ranks among the best; and offer 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 the following website.

For complete details on this opportunity, please review the attached job profile. An eligibility list may be established for Dease Lake. Applications may be considered for other similar current and future vacancies, including permanent and/or temporary positions in and surrounding communities.

As the duties of this position meet the requirements of a Criminal Record and Criminal Record Review Act (CRRA), the check must be completed with a satisfactory outcome.

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact [email protected] . DO NOT APPLY TO THIS EMAIL.

For technical problems or problems submitting your resume/cover letter, please email [email protected] .

***Only applications submitted using the BC Public Service Recruitment System on this website will be accepted.***

Resume required: YES, your resume should provide detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required job qualifications. In order to be considered your resume must include the month, day, year(s) for each work employment history and including job related responsibilities.

Cover letter required: NO, it will not be reviewed.


To be considered for this position your resume must clearly demonstrate that you have the following:

– BSW or MSW; OR BA Child and Youth Care; OR M.Ed. Counselling/MA Clinical Psychology with a completion of a practicum in child welfare.

-Preference may be given to applicants with previous child protection experience or applicants who have successfully completed the Child Welfare/Child Protection Specialization within their degree program, including a practicum within a child protection setting.

NOTE : If your degree was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services. Confirmation for equivalency for your degree is required for you to be considered. Please indicate in your resume (cut and paste a copy of the approval. If in progress proof must be provided on or by the closing date of the competition).

Applicants who move forward in the process may be assessed on the criteria in the job description including the following:

Behavioural Competencies:

Conflict Management

Teamwork and Cooperation

Relationship Building with Stakeholders

Problem Solving and Judgement

Willingness Statements:

You must possess and maintain a valid B.C. Class 5 driver’s licence (note – if you currently have valid driver’s in Canada, and if you are the successful applicant you must acquire a valid B.C. driver’s Class 5 driver’s licence immediately).

Travel is also a requirement and will include travelling in winter road conditions.

You may need to use your own vehicle on an expense paid basis.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Dease Lake, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-01-25
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