Child Protection Worker

  • BC Public Service
  • Multiple locations
  • Jun 02, 2022
Full-time / Permanent Other

Job Description

Ministry of Children and Family Development

We have multiple permanent vacancies in the following locations: 100 Mile House, Bella Coola, Burns Lake, Chetwynd, Fort Nelson, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte), Hazelton, Kitimat, Lillooet, Mackenzie, McBride, Nakusp, Prince Rupert, Princeton, Port Hardy, Smithers, Vanderhoof, Terrace, Williams Lake.

These locations are currently eligible for a retention incentive which is available to all regular permanent Social Program Officers residing in Hard To Recruit (HTR) designated communities across the province. In addition to the re-imbursement of relocation costs (where applicable), the incentive program provides the following:

  • Up to a maximum of $6,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time Social Program Officers in the SPO R18 to SPO R30 classifications, OR
  • Up to a maximum of $3,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time Social Program Officers placed in the SPO Growth Series (SPO Growth to SPO R24 classifications)

Child Protection Worker

$59,288.72 - $75,884.38 annually (Growth) Plus 2 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment at the full working level

As a Child Protection Worker working in a rural setting, you will provide services in ways that engage and collaborate with children, youth, families and communities and that are sensitive to the diverse cultural, racial and religious heritage of those receiving services.

Preferred Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work OR 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 OR
  • In-service Ministry of Children and Family Development employees who have a SPO 24-30 base position that requires delegation under the Child, Family and Community Services Act.

Expanded Credentials:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a Human Services field OR Bachelor’s Degree with a Major/Honors in a Human Services OR Master’s level graduate Certificate/Diploma in a Human Services field AFTER the completion of an unrelated Bachelor’s Degree.
  • PLUS, a minimum of two years of recent related OR job-specific work experience.
  • Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

For more information and to apply online by June 27, 2022, please go to:

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Compensation for this position meets the minimum requirements of a "Living Wage" in the job location