Child Protection Worker

BC Public Service

Ministry of Children and Family Development

Multiple Positions and Locations available in Rural British Columbia


Child Protection Worker


Grow your social services career with the BC Public Service! Join a team united by a shared commitment to maximize the potential of every child in B.C.  

Salary $55,396.19 - $72,937.86 annually (Growth)

We have multiple permanent vacancies in the following locations: Burns Lake, Chetwynd, Fort St James, Port Hardy, Prince Rupert, Terrace, Vanderhoof, Williams Lake

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 through dedicated ministry social workers that support positive and healthy outcomes for children, youth and their families.

We are looking for dynamic individuals who are devoted to helping others and improving the lives and wellbeing of children and families. When you pursue a career as a Child Protection Worker, you are choosing a meaningful role in supporting the lives of British Columbians. In this Child Protection Worker position, you work with a mindset of curiosity and respect to recognize the strengths and needs of children, youth and families. You are agile and flexible in your responses to needs, focusing on the strengths of individuals, families, communities and cultures. You have a sincere commitment to invest in relationships and community, practicing from a place of connection.

Preferred qualifications for these roles:

  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Social Work, Bachelors or Master’s Degree in Child and Youth Care; OR
  • Master's Degree in Educational 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
  • Employee applicants who have a combination of relevant education, Ministry experience and who are eligible for delegation under the CFCSA may be considered equivalent to the above requirements.

To learn more about these opportunities and apply online by July 3, 2019, go to: