Integrated Team Leader
Social Program Officer R28
An eligibility list may be established.
As of November 30, 2016, the following retention incentives are available to all regular permanent Social Workers (SPO series) residing in communities designated as hard to recruit or remote across the province.
In addition to the re-imbursement of relocation costs (where applicable), the incentive program provides the following:
- $6,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time and part-time social worker staff*
- $3,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time and part-time social worker staff in the SPO growth series*
For more information regarding these incentives, click here
Provide direction and leadership and make a difference in your community!
The Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) promotes and develops the capacity of families and communities to care for and protect vulnerable children and youth, and supports healthy child and family development to maximize the potential of every child in B.C. The Ministry is responsible for regional and province-wide delivery of services and programs that support positive and healthy outcomes for children, youth and their families.
The Team Leader is responsible for service delivery in Williams Lake and the Tsilhqot’in Communities and works with diverse community partners. The position is pivotal in establishing and implementing the multi-disciplinary and culturally appropriate approach to service delivery. This position will provide direction, leadership and support to staff within these teams for professional and integrated services delivery and must ensure adequate clinical support is provided as well as staff training and development.
Employing superior collaborative skills, you establish productive working relationships with community partners and provincial, federal and non-governmental agencies and act as a liaison and participate on internal and external committees as designated by the Director of Operations. A highly effective leader, you focus on staff development, collaborative practices and developing community partnerships. Your dedication to excellence creates a motivated team capable of delivering high standards of quality service to clients. If you are ready for a leadership role and an exciting new career, we look forward to your application.
Williams Lake has a rich history regarding the Cariboo gold rush, and is located in a valley in the Interior Plateau of Central BC. White-water rafting and single track mountain biking are unique activities available in Williams Lake. The Williams Lake Stampede is one of the biggest rodeos in Western Canada, and pays tribute to its ranching history. With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career. Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. For more information, please see What We Offer.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kelly.Durand@gov.bc.ca. DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the Job Application page on the MyHR website.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
- Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work or Bachelor’s Degree in Child and Youth Care; or equivalent Bachelor or Master’s degree in the social sciences (e.g., Masters of Counselling, Masters of Ed. Counselling, Masters of Clinical Psychology).
**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 (ICES). Confirmation for equivalency for your degree is required for you to be considered.
- A minimum of 2 years of experience in child protection and/or protective family services.
- Preference may be given to applicants with recent (within the past 4 years) supervisory experience.
- Possess or be eligible to immediately obtain full (C6) Child Welfare Delegation (within 6 months).
- May be required to work evening/weekends.
- Must possess a valid FULL BC Driver’s License
- Exposure to regular travel in remote locations.
- May be required to use own vehicle on an expense account basis.
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: NO
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.