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CHLDCC 18R – Child Care Counsellor

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date March 1, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $28.91 - $32.79 - Per Hour
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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CHLDCC 18R – Child Care Counsellor – (58432)

Posting Title: CHLDCC 18R – Child Care Counsellor
Position Classification: Child Care Counsellor R18
Union: GEU
Location: Coquitlam, BC V8K 4H1 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $28.91 – $32.79 hourly
Close Date: 3/17/2019
Job Type: Temporary (Auxiliary)
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Maples
Job Summary:

Child Care Counsellor
Child Care Counsellor R18
This is an Auxiliary, If and As When Needed opportunity
The current location is in Burnaby; however, we are moving our Centre to Coquitlam prior to the end of March 2019.
An eligibility list may be established.
Apply your expertise in a role where you can make a positive difference for the children of B.C.

The Maples Adolescent Treatment Centre is a program of Provincial Services Division of the Ministry of Children and Family Development. The Maples is a designated Provincial Mental Health facility providing ‘On-site’ and community-based programming, as well as outreach and ancillary services to collaboratively support youth, families and their communities. The Maples consists of troubled youth in British Columbia who have significant psychiatric and behavioural difficulties, ages 12 to 17, as well as youth found Not Criminally Responsible by Reason of a Mental Disorder (NCRMD) or unfit to stand trial. Additional services include community consultation service, training/capacity building opportunities and ongoing sharing of current literature. Through a multi-disciplinary approach, our objective is to collaboratively work with families and communities to plan and care for youth through a closer to home focus.

The Child Care Counsellor, as part of the multi-disciplinary team, is responsible for providing Assessment, Care Planning, Treatment, Discharge and Community services for severely thought disordered or conduct disordered youths admitted to the Centre, in accordance with established principles and guidelines of practice; to perform various administrative duties which support program objectives; and to perform other related duties as required.

This role requires sound judgement and excellent organizational abilities. If you are a motivated, results oriented professional wanting to gain valuable experience in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment; we look forward to your application.

The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.

The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to, before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

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

  • Graduation from a university of recognized standing with a degree in the behavioural sciences or a nursing degree.
  • Experience in youth care or related work (volunteer and/or practicums are acceptable)
  • Preference may be given to individuals with Indigenous heritage.

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 located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.

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


Cover letter required: YES

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments

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