BC Public Service SPO-CP 24R – CYSN Generalist Worker (Growth Series) Full Time in Burns Lake, BC

BC Public Service

Branch Burns Lake BC CA

SPO-CP 24R – CYSN Generalist Worker (Growth Series)
Burns Lake, BC

Bachelor of Social Work, Masters of Social Work, or Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care, OR. Child and Youth Special Needs Generalist (Growth Series)….

Child and Youth Special Needs Generalist (Growth Series)
Salary $58.875.44 – $67,319.53 annually (Burns Lake – isolation allowance of $35.88 bi-weekly)

NOTE: This position can be based in Burns Lake or Vanderhoof and the Team Lead (supervisor) is based in Prince George.

Share your passion for improving the lives of children

The Ministry of Children and Family Development is offering an opportunity for an individual to make a difference in the lives of children and youth with special needs in British Columbia. Key to this is your support to families and communities in the process of raising their children.

Reporting to the Team Leader, the Child and Youth with Special Needs (CYSN) Generalist provides a combination of Resource Worker, Guardianship Worker and Family Support Worker functions, which includes, but is not limited to: confirm eligibility of applicants for ministry funded services; support and enable children and their families to access unfunded services and informal supports, as well as paid formal supports; work with the children and their families to resolve problems, create and implement Plans, as well as for support the building of networks of support and involvement in the community; interpret child welfare legislation, ministry policy and standards to plan and review recruitment, development and maintenance of a range of resources for alternative care arrangements in which to place children (respite homes, foster homes, group homes, specialized residential resources such as emergency assessment and treatment homes/centres); evaluate resources and ensure appropriate service delivery; and participate in the investigation of alleged child abuse and neglect according to regional and provincial protocols.

You will be required to provide guardianship services to children in care of the Ministry, and are delegated by the Director of Integrated Practice under the Child Family Community Services Act (CF&CSA). You will be required to work as part of a multidisciplinary team.

NOTE: Opportunity to work with families facing challenges which may occasionally involve exposure to unpleasant dealings with angry, abusive, or abused clients; exposure to hazards from frequently working around volatile parents and/or children in crisis and sometimes clients go to the media.

For complete details on this exciting opportunity, please review the attached job profile.

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 see the HOW TO APPLY information below.

Please Note:
– As the duties of this position meet the requirements of a Criminal Record and a Criminal Record Review checks must be completed with a satisfactory outcome.
– An eligibility list may be established for fill permanent and/or temporary position in the Service Delivery Area.

1. 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 should provide detailed information about your education and employment history as it relates to the required job qualifications. Include the month and year(s ) for each work employment history as well as the job related responsibilities.
2. Cover letter required: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application and must clearly demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the position.


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

– Bachelor of Social Work, Masters of Social Work, or Bachelor of Arts in Child and Youth Care, OR

Masters in Educational Counselling/Masters Clinical Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare.

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).

– Delegated or eligible for delegation under Section 3 of the Child and Family Community Services Act.

– Preference may be given to applicants with over 1 year CYSN social work experience working in social services sector and/or with children or youth or adults with developmental disabilities, and providing support/guidance to family and/or caregiver.

– Prefer experience working in the social service sector with children or youth with developments disabilities.

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

Behavioural Competencies:

Building Partnerships with Stakeholders

Analytical Thinking

Impact and Influence

Team Work and Co-operation

Willingness Statements:

Must meet the transportation requirements of the Ministry, i.e. must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC 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).

May be required to use own vehicle (with appropriate insurance) on an expense account basis.

May be required to work flexible hours including evenings/weekends.

May be required to travel in all (reasonable) weather conditions.

May be required to travel in surrounding communities areas.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Burns Lake, BC, CA
Posted on: 2015-05-23
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