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SPO 30R – Team Leader, Resources

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date December 30, 2019
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $76,442.17 - $87,354.80 - Annual
Location Kelowna, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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SPO 30R – Team Leader, Resources – (66687)

Posting Title: SPO 30R – Team Leader, Resources
Position Classification: Social Prog Off R30
Union: GEU
Location: Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $76,442.17 – $87,354.80 annually
Close Date: 1/10/2020
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Okanagan SDA/ Kelowna
Job Summary

Team Leader, Resources
Social Program Officer R30

An eligibility list may be established.

If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application!

The objectives of Family and Children’s Services are to ensure the safety and well-being of children and to assist with the preservation of the family unit. Programs are offered under the statutory authority of various legislation.

The Team Leader has broad responsibilities to work with diverse community partners with respect to the delivery of a range of services within communities and is pivotal in establishing and implementing the multi-disciplinary and culturally appropriate approach in service delivery. This position will provide direction, leadership and support to staff on their teams and promote integrated services delivery and must ensure adequate clinical support is provided as well as a broad range of staff training and development.

Kelowna is known for its spectacular selection of wineries, and it is set on the shores of Okanagan Lake, providing water activities like swimming, paddling, windsurfing and fishing. Big White, the ski mountain in Kelowna, allows for skiing and snowboarding.

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 Roseanne.m.vanmierlo@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’s Degree or higher in Social Work, or Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Child and Youth Care; OR
  • Master of Education in Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare. Completion of a practicum in family and child welfare occurs in an agency/organization where a student had the opportunity to practice assessing the needs of children and families to develop and provide intervention services to the children and/or families; OR

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. Please indicate in your resume (include a copy of the approval; if in progress), proof must be provided on or by the closing date of the posting).

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 their application for registration has been approved.

  • Employee applicants who have a combination of relevant education, Ministry experience and who are eligible for delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act may be considered equivalent to the above requirements; OR
  • Degree in a Human Services field PLUS a minimum of two years of *work experience obtained during and/or after completing the required degree; OR
  • Diploma/certificate in a Human Services field obtained AFTER completion of an unrelated degree PLUS a minimum of two years of *work experience obtained during and/or after completing the required education.

Human Services fields includes: Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Theology, Indigenous Studies, Education, or Nursing. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

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. Please indicate in your resume (include a copy of the approval; if in progress), proof must be provided on or by the closing date of the posting).

  • A minimum of 6 months of recent experience leading staff in a supervisory capacity.
  • CFCSA delegation or eligible for delegation.

Preference maybe given to applicants with any of the following:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work, OR Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Child and Youth Care; OR Master of Education in Counselling Psychology/Master of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare. Completion of a practicum in family and child welfare occurs in an agency/organization where a student had the opportunity to practice.
  • Employee applicants who have a combination of relevant education, Ministry experience and who are eligible for delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act may be considered equivalent to the above requirements.
  • Previous child welfare experience (within last 5 years).
  • Possessing SAFE home study (Structured Analysis Family Evaluation)/RAP (Resource and Payment) experience and /or training.
  • Team Leader Experience.
  • Resource experience.
  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
  • Experience working with Indigenous children and families.

*Work experience obtained during and/or after completing the required education includes 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.

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

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

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.

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