Social Program Officer R30
An eligibility list may be established.
Help protect our communities in this crucial leadership role.
In this role you will direct and monitor the integration and delivery of all ministry services within an assigned district.
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For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Jeffrey.Kizuk@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.
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, Bachelor’s Degree or higher 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
NOTE: If this education 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; (Confirmation for equivalency of your degree is required for you to be considered); OR
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 CFCSA 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 this education 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 basic report to be considered for this competition (Confirmation for equivalency of your degree is required for you to be considered).
Preference may be given to applicants with 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.
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.
Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
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 required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: 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 (COMPREHENSIVE): YES - 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.