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BC Public Service SPO 24R – Collaborative Practice/Family Finder Roots Facilitator Full Time in Hope, BC

BC Public Service

Branch Hope BC CA

Position:
SPO 24R – Collaborative Practice/Family Finder Roots Facilitator
Location:
Hope, BC

Masters of Social Work; Social Program Officer 24R (Growth). Preference may be given to candidates with a Bachelor of Social Work;…

Collaborative Practice/Family Finder Roots Facilitator

Social Program Officer 24R (Growth)
Salary $52,329.92 – $69,104.56 annually

2 positions available.
Positions available in Fraser Cascades that services the communities of Agassiz, Harrison, Hope, Sts’ailes Band, Seabird Band, Peters Band, and the Fraser Canyon/ Nlaka’pamux territory which includes Boston Bar, Boothroyd Band, Boston Bar Band and Spuzzum Band.
This posting may be used to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
This position is Full Time.

The role of this position is to support a range of collaborative practice meetings (Blended Perspectives, Decision Making, Family Group Conferencing, Family Case Planning Conference) to address planning issues for youth and families involved with MCFD statutory child welfare services which are critical to the Ministry’s strategic commitment to family empowerment and building upon family strengths. The Collaborative Practice Facilitator’s role is to organize, coordinate and follow up on all elements of a conference and the resulting conference plan, including the orientation and preparation of the parents/youth and other family/community members. This position also involves family finders by assisting with cultural plans for children in care and creating a genogram based on the information obtained. This position involved travelling throughout a large area in Fraser Cascades that services the communities of Agassiz, Harrison, Hope, Sts’ailes Band, Seabird Band, Peters Band, and the Fraser Canyon/ Nlaka’pamux territory which includes Boston Bar, Boothroyd Band, Boston Bar Band and Spuzzum Band.

This position requires being adept at developing and maintaining trust-based working relationships with a high degree of tact, diplomacy and respect for all parties involved. The ability to manage conflict and negotiate with neutrality, in sometimes contentious situations, is critical for success.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] or [email protected]

DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

Qualifications:

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

  • Preference may be given to candidates with a Bachelor of Social Work; Masters of Social Work; Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care; Masters of Education in Counselling or a Masters in Clinical Psychology.

- Other University Degree’s with combined experiencemay also be considered.

NOTE: If your diploma/degree was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services ( ICES ). Confirmation for equivalency for your degree is required for you to be considered

  • Must have experience in working with community agencies, dealing with family concerns and perspectives, while respecting confidentiality, and working collaboratively as a member in a team work setting.
  • Must have experience working with and in indigenous communities.

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Self-identify as indigenous (First Nations/ Metis/ Inuit).
  • 3 years or more working with and in indigenous communities.
  • C6 delegation.
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ experience as a case carrying worker working with Ministry involved clients (social worker, probation officer, clinician, and family preservation worker).
  • A minimum of four (4) years’ Experience dealing with issues pertaining to the protection of children and families.
  • A minimum of three (3) years of knowledge and experience working within First Nations Indigenous Communities.
  • Conflict resolution/facilitation training and/or experience; or experience with Family Finding.

NOTE:

-ideally the candidate for position 1 must identify as Indigenous (First nations. Metis, Inuit)

-ideally the candidate for position 2 does does not need to self-identify but does need to a minimum of 3 years of knowledge and experience in working with Indigenous communities.

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.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: YES – A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume required: YES – Prior to submitting your application for this opportunity, update your resume profile by using the copy and paste function to add your resume. Your resume must provide detailed information about your education and experience including the job related responsibilities and the month(s) and year(s) for your education and for each job in your employment history.

Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications.

IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered. If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are also available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

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Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Hope, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-10
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