Child Protection Worker (Growth)

BC Public Service Ministry of Children and Family Development Multiple Positions and Locations available in rural British Columbia Child Protection Worker (Growth) Consider Joining a Team Dedicated to Providing Critical Social Services to British Columbians Salary $53,339.83 - $70,367.02 annually 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. Dedicated ministry social workers make a positive difference in the lives of thousands of children and families in B.C. Each year, ministry services reach about 155,000 children and families, representing approximately 17 per cent of all B.C. children and youth. These are some of the most vulnerable children in B.C., often facing a range of complex challenges. Rural communities in BC offer more than just a new and challenging career! This is an excellent opportunity to experience a rewarding community lifestyle, incredible scenery and countless recreational activities in these amazing areas. Note: Applicants may also be interested in Requisition 52058 Child Protection Worker Rural 7 on 7 off Shift – multiple positions/locations available. Qualifications for this role include: • Bachelors of Social Work, or Masters in Social Work, or Bachelors of Art 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 (ICES). You must request a comprehensive report and the MCFD supplemental report to be considered for this competition. • Preference may be given to applicants who identify as Indigenous. To learn more about the retention incentives available with this opportunity and to apply online by July 15, 2018, please visit: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/52113