SPO 27R – Provincial Practice Consultant -CYSN

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Author ahnationtalk
Date March 6, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $68,530.07 - $78,226.68 - Annual
Location Multiple Locations, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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SPO 27R – Provincial Practice Consultant -CYSN – (58567)

Posting Title: SPO 27R – Provincial Practice Consultant -CYSN
Position Classification: Social Program Officer R27
Union: GEU
Location:
100 Mile House, BC V0K2E0 CA
Castlegar, BC V1N4G7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V9C 7B1 CA
Fernie, BC V0B 1M0 CA
Invermere, BC V0A1K0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nelson, BC V1L5S4 CA
Penticton, BC V2V5A6 CA
Salmon Arm, BC V2E4S4 CA
Trail, BC V1R 4T2 CA
Vernon, BC V1T9G9 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G1R8 CA
Salary Range: $68,530.07 – $78,226.68 annually
Close Date: 3/20/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Provincial Practice Branch
Job Summary:

Provincial Practice Consultant
Social Program Officer R27  

An eligibility list may be established to fill permanent and/or temporary vacancies
NOTE: This position must be able to work from a Ministry office within the three SDAs serviced (Salmon Arm, Fernie, Penticton, Cranbrook, Castlegar, Williams Lake, Invermere, Kamloops, Nelson, Trail, Kelowna, 100 Mile House, Vernon).

An opportunity to make a difference to the lives of BC’s youth

The Ministry is responsible for a wide range of programs and services to children, youth and families including: promoting the healthy development and functioning of children, youth, and families; protecting children and youth from abuse, neglect and harm; providing guardianship services for children and youth  in care; supporting children and youth with developmental and multiple disabilities to live successfully and participate in the community; providing child and youth mental health services; and providing services to youth in Youth Justice.

The Practice Consultant provides practice advice in a wide range of serious and complex situations. The consultant will respond with clinical consultation representing evidence-based practice guidance in each case situation. Consultants may serve a number of SDAs and will be asked to respond to the concerns/needs of social workers, team leaders, Directors of Operations, and the needs of multi-disciplinary, integrated teams.  While responding to case specific consultation requests, the consultant will also support capacity building by assisting in the development and provision of training. The consultant provides support for programming and service delivery to facilitate best practice.

Reporting to the Director of Practice, the consultant is a part of an integrated team of consultants with different specializations. The consultant provides case consultation, training, mentoring, support to practice and assists in ensuring social workers have the required knowledge, skills and supports to deliver the highest quality of service to the clients they serve. In this role, the consultant is responsible and accountable for providing clinical consultation to the field which will ultimately affect decisions and actions. Through training and mentoring activities, the consultant influences the developing values, practice and professional standards of staff, including new staff. In this role the consultant is required to model exemplary judgement, practice skills and professional values and ethics. The consultant works in a collaborative, integrated and collegial manner with other professionals and community partners.

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.

The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Alaina.Hawken@gov.bc.ca. 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 BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca, 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:

  • Bachelor or Master in Social Work, or Bachelor or Master in Child and Youth Care; OR Master of Educational Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare.

NOTE: If this education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). You must request a comprehensive report and the MCFD supplemental report to be considered for this competition and must be submitted on or by the closing date; OR

  • Related degree, or related post-graduate diploma, or related post-graduate certificate in a human services field PLUS a minimum of two years of post-degree *related experience. Human services fields include Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Theology, Indigenous Studies, Education, or Nursing. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

NOTE: If this education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). You must request a basic report to be considered for this competition to be considered for this competition and must be submitted on or by the closing date; OR

  • A Candidate may be considered equivalent when they are registered and a member in good standing with the BC College of Social Workers or has a letter from the College confirming that her or his application for registration has been approved; OR Employee applicants who have a combination of relevant education and ministry experience may be considered equivalent to the above requirements.

Experience:

  • A minimum of four (4) years’ experience in program specialty area.
  • Minimal of three (3) months or more experience providing training and group facilitation.
  • Minimal of three (3) months or more experience establishing relationships in the community.

Preference maybe given to applicants with the following:

  • Bachelor or Master in Social Work, or Bachelor or Master in Child and Youth Care, or Master of Educational Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare.
  • Preference may be given to candidates with experience in policy and program development and implementation,
  • Applicants with experience or expertise in the field of Early Childhood Development.
  • Current C4 delegation or eligibility to receive C4 delegation.
  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.

.*Related post-degree experience includes experience working with children, youth and families in any one or a combination of the following settings:

  • A legislated child protection agency that provides child protection or family support services;
  • A non-delegated agency on a reserve providing direct support services to children, youth and families;
  • A family services agency that provides assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • A contracted agency providing assessment, counselling and family support services to children, youth and families;
  • A residential setting for children or youth that also involves direct work with families;
  • A probation or corrections setting serving youth and families;
  • A mental health setting providing assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • A health setting providing assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • An education setting undertaking assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families.

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.

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.

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, this includes addressing the selection criteria.

Resume: YES – Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.

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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