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New Job Band 4 - Director Of Practice In New Brunswick

BAND 4 - Director of Practice
BAND 4 - Director of Practice

BAND 4 - Director of Practice

Company : BC Public Service
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Director of Practice

Management Band 4

This position can be performed from any of the following communities: Kitimat, Smithers*, Terrace, Hazelton*, or Prince Rupert*. (*Locations are eligible for Isolation Allowance)

This position is excluded from union membership.

An eligibility list may be established.

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here.

Bring your vision, leadership and strategic planning skills to this important role

The Director of Practice reports to the Executive Director of Provincial Practice who provides senior level leadership management and direction to Directors of Practice assigned to each of the Ministry’s 13 Service Delivery Areas. The Director of Practice provides authoritative advice as a recognized expert in the provision of Child Safety services to children, families and youth.

This position is responsible for implementation of new practice initiatives and project planning across the six service lines. This position directs and co-ordinates the development and delivery of various projects involving varying degrees of scope.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. Information and tips about how to complete your job application, including adding or editing your résumé and applying for jobs, are available at the following link: Your Job Application. If you still experience technical difficulties applying for a competition, please send an email to [email protected], 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 Time on the closing date of the competition.


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 Child and Youth Care, OR Social Sciences OR related field; OR
  • Master of Arts in Counselling 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 provide a basic report by the closing date of this posting to be considered.
  • A minimum of five (5) years child safety experience.
  • A minimum of two (2) years’ experience providing training and group facilitation.
  • Experience in program and policy development.
  • Experience establishing relationships in the community.
  • Experience with development of issue papers, Information/Briefing Notes.
  • Experience independently managing projects.
  • Experience developing and monitoring budgets, contract administration.
  • Recent supervisory experience within a unionized environment (gained in the past four years).
  • Experience working with Indigenous, First Nations, Métis and Inuit children, youth, families and partners.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver’s license with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).

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.

Please refer to the Job Profile for the full list of willingness/ proviso requirements.

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


Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: 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: YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.