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Child and Youth Well-Being Provincial Program Consultants


Child and Youth Well-Being Provincial PROGRAM consultants

(Pay Band 6) 


CENTRAL OFFICE – FREDERICTON (Tele-work is possible) 

Do you believe in the strengths of individuals and families and want to share your knowledge and expertise to improve outcomes for children and youth? Do you believe in the rights of children and youth in receiving equitable services? Are you innovative and look for ways to improve partnerships? Do you embrace the Social Work Code of Ethics in how you work? Are you collaborative and genuine in how you work?  If these qualities describe you, then we want YOU to come and be a part of our team! 

The Department of Social Development is seeking social workers who are eager to lead and provide a clinical lens to improve programs for children, youth and families. As part of the Child and Youth Well-Being Branch you will work collaboratively with zone staff, other program areas, government departments, stakeholders, community partners and those who do or have received services from Social Development. Although program development is led from our central office Fredericton location, Telework options are supported.  

Program Consultants are responsible for designing, implementing, monitoring and improving strength-based programs and services to help protect and promote the safety and wellbeing of children, youth, and young adults. Through a clinical lens, as a social worker, you will utilize the best tools and theories built on building relationships to plan, design, evaluate, monitor and improve programs and services, as well as policies and practices to help develop a system where children, youth, young adults and their families can thrive. 

As a successful candidate you will be a member of a dynamic team that values respect, trust, and builds on strengths and collaboration. The team is dedicated to continuously improving programs and services for better outcomes for children, youth and families. As a provincial consultant you will be partnering in the development of interventions and models to empower and strengthen families while supporting resiliency for children, youth and young adults. Advancing clinical and collaborative practice while partnering with family and community will be a high priority.


 Responsibilities include;

  • Supporting kinship as a principle while also exploring other type of out-of-home care options for children/youth. 
  • Providing provincial support and direction for  individuals with enhanced needs. 
  • Working in program areas related to child/youth protection, childcare, adoption, youth transitioning to adulthood and/or other programs within the branch. Providing clinical advice, subject matter expertise and support to staff at Central Office and in the Zones on program guidelines, procedures, policies, Principles of Practice, standards and the newly proclaimed Child and Youth Well-Being Act.
  • Clinical Support/Direction, Program Design and Development, Strategic Advice and Decision Support, Strategic Initiatives and Continuous Improvement Activities and Strong Partner/Stakeholder Relations.

Being aware of service and research developments in other jurisdictions and in the professional literature related to collaborative approaches and emerging best practices that support the best outcomes for children, youth and young adults.  Other duties may be assigned as necessary as programs evolve to align with the Child and Youth Well-Being Act along with the strategic direction of the program area.  



Pay-Band 6 A Master’s degree in Social Work with a minimum of four (4) years in Child and Youth Well Being programs, services, child protection / child welfare or related work experience OR a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work and a minimum of six (6) years in Child and Youth Well Being programs, services, child protection / child welfare or related work experience.

In order to be appointed, candidates must be actively registered with the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers.

Written and spoken competence in English and French is required for some positions, while other positions require written and spoken competence in English.  Please state your language capability.             

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration.  Please ensure that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume, as well as your preferred area of concentration within various child and youth well-being programs.


OPERATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:  Working evenings, weekends, and variable hours. Applicants must have their own means of transportation as this position offers services to families in various locations of the province and requires some travel within the province and occasional travel outside the province


ASSET QUALIFICATIONS: Preference may be given to candidates who demonstrate one or more of the following asset qualifications:

  • Experience in Child and youth Well-Being services or programs.
  • Experience analyzing and interpreting data.
  • Experience in innovative thinking and capacity to work independently.

Subject to the response to this competition, candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications in addition to the essential qualifications in order to be given further consideration.


BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: The successful candidates will possess the following competencies:

  • Analytical Thinking/Judgement;
  • Relationship/ Network Building;
  • Effective Interactive Communication;
  • Client Service Orientation;
  • Teamwork & Cooperation; and
  • Initiative.


TECHNICAL COMPTENCIES: The successful candidates will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Ability to Use Office Technology, Software and Applications;
  • Planning and Organizing Skills; and
  • Written Communication.
Link https://www.ere.gnb.ca/competition.aspx
How to Apply

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: PB 6 - $73,996 to $98,436 per annum

We encourage applicants to apply on-line or by mail at the following address by June 12, 2024, indicating competition number: R76-2024-25-30. 

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Social Development
Human Resource Services
4th floor, 551 King Street
Fredericton, NB  E3B 1E7

Telephone: (506) 462-5096
E-mail: HumanResources.sd@gnb.ca 

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

As per the Civil Service Act, candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

We promote a scent-reduced environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The New Brunswick Public Service: Improving the lives of New Brunswickers every day!

Contact Email HumanResources.sd@gnb.ca
Expiry 12/06/2024
RegionMiramichi area (Natoaganeg First Nation and Metepenagiag First Nation)

Mi’gmaq Child and Family services of New Brunswick Inc. (MCFSNB) is seeking several individuals to join their team of social workers as Child Protection/ Prevention Social Worker in Miramichi area (Natoaganeg First Nation and Metepenagiag First Nation). As a member of the MCFSNB team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the delivery of professional services and programs that focus on child protection. As a Child Protection Social Worker (CP) you will be responsible for accessing, identifying and documenting abuse and neglect cases and finding the appropriate services to enhance child welfare. CPSW social workers must be able to identify immediate threats made to a child and provide arrangements that comply with Provincial Legislation and agency procedures. These duties may include, but are not limited to:


  • Interview clients individually, in families, or in groups, to assess their situation and problems anddetermine the types of services required;
  • provide counsel and therapy to assist clients in developing skills to deal with and resolve their socialand personal problems;
  • plan programs of assistance for clients including referral to agencies that provide financialassistance, legal aid, housing, medical treatment and other services, investigate cases of child abuseor neglect and take authorized protective action when necessary;
  • Placing children in foster care;
  • serve as members on interdisciplinary teams of professionals working with client groups, act asadvocates for client groups in the community;
  • lobby for solutions to problems directly affecting client groups;
  • and develop prevention and intervention programs to meet community needs, conduct socialresearch and assist in community development.


  • A bachelor degree in Social Work and a registered member in good standing of the NBASW.
  • Will be required to undergo a Criminal Record Check & Prior Contact Check prior to appointment.
  • Understanding and or the appreciation of Mi’gmaq culture, values, and socio-economic conditions.

CP Social Workers are expected to have a related educational background and clinical experience before they can begin working with at families in crisis.
Must have minimum of two (2) years experience working in child protection.

SALARY: $1,418.86 to $1,741.29 weekly and a 4.8% adjustment for those working in protection as well as competitive pension and benefit programs.

** Travel throughout assigned communities can be expected for Field Worker positions. Positions will generally be based throughout member communities located in northern and eastern NB. Locations will be determined in consideration of successful candidate’s preferences and the organization needs.


  • Health and dental benefits: employer pays 80% and employee pays 20%
  • Maternity top up is up to 95%
How to Apply

DEADLINES: Those candidates interested in applying for this position are invited to submit a resume demonstrating their relevant qualifications to MCFSHR@nb.aibn.com no later than June 21, 2024

Contact Email MCFSHR@nb.aibn.com
Expiry 21/06/2024
Clinicians - Maritime Psychology Clinic

Office space available for rent

Effective June 1st, 2024
We are looking for clinicians who are interested in joining our clinical team or renting office space in our clinic on either a full-time or part-time basis.

Maritime Psychology Clinic is comprised of seven licensed psychologists with a wide variety of expertise, training, and experience. Our practice is well established in the community, leading to active caseloads for our members should you want to join our practice. Our location is well situated downtown, and we have office space available immediately.

How to Apply

If you are interested in either renting space from us or in joining our clinical team, you are invited to reach out to us by email at info@maritimepsychologyclinic.ca or by phone at 506-855-5515.

Maritime Psychology Clinic
353 St. George Street, Suite 200, Moncton, NB, E1C 1W8
Telephone: 506-855-5515 / Fax: 506-386-8373
E-mail: info@maritimepsychologyclinic.ca

Contact Email info@maritimepsychologyclinic.ca

Job Title: Social Worker – Permanent Full-Time Position (2 positions) - Open to members of our community living on or off reserve.

Job Description: Join the Madawaska Maliseet First Nation as a Social Worker! We are looking for two qualified, passionate, and dedicated individuals to provide essential support services to our community. As a social worker, you will play a key role in collaborating with community members to identify, assess, and address their needs in terms of social well-being, mental health, education, and more. You will also be involved in the development of our new Madawaska Child and Family Services Department, working closely with our Implementation Specialist. This is a unique opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of our community members. If you are passionate about social work and committed to supporting the well-being of First Nations, we strongly encourage you to apply.

Main Responsibilities:
• Establish strong and trusting relationships with community members to understand their needs, challenges, and goals.
• Assess and prioritize client needs.
• Develop and implement an intervention plan to respond quickly and effectively to identified needs.
• Direct individuals to appropriate resources and services.
• Evaluate the effectiveness of interventions and adjust the intervention plan as needed.
• Ensure regular and consistent follow-up on active cases.
• Provide individual and family support by offering counseling, referrals, and appropriate resources to resolve issues and improve quality of life.
• Develop and implement community programs and initiatives aimed at capacity building and overall well-being.
• Collaborate with other health professionals, educators, government agencies, and local organizations to coordinate services and ensure a holistic approach to community support.
• Intervene in crisis and conflict situations by providing immediate support and facilitating problem resolution.
• Raise community awareness on relevant social issues and promote empowerment and self-determination.
• Maintain accurate and confidential case records, interventions, and outcomes.
• Develop and maintain client workload and uphold confidentiality rules within the organization.

• Bachelor's and/or Master's degree in Social Work and be a member in good standing of the New Brunswick Association of Social Workers.
• Recent, valid, and clear criminal record check including the vulnerable sector, as well as a social development record check (under the Family Services Act).

• Minimum 2 years of experience in social work.
• Excellent communication skills and bilingual (oral and written).
• Strong interpersonal skills, active listening, good judgment, and decision-making and problem-solving skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team, contributing positively to group dynamics and collaborating with colleagues from different departments to achieve common goals.
• Understanding of interpersonal relationships and family dynamics.
• Knowledge of legislation, standards, procedures, and application of the Family Services Act.
• Knowledge of child development, family dynamics and functioning, child abuse and neglect, and experience in trauma-informed child and family services in First Nations is considered an asset.
• In-depth knowledge of social, cultural, and historical issues of First Nations and experience working with First Nations, particularly Wolastoqiyik and Mi'kmaq in New Brunswick, is considered an asset.
• Ability to work in complex environments and adapt to the changing needs of the community.
• Maintain professional skills through commitment to continuing education.
• Valid driver's license and availability to travel within the community as needed.

We offer you:
• Work schedule from Monday to Thursday, allowing you to enjoy extended weekends.
• On-call pay premium (Every other weekend).
• A balanced workload allowing you to successfully carry out your tasks
• Paid social leave promoting a better balance between professional, family and personal life.
• A competitive pension plan to secure your future
• We reimburse your health and disability insurance premiums to ensure your well-being and that of your family.

Salary Range: $65,000 - $85,000

How to Apply

Application Deadline: July 18, 2024

Interested? Please submit your resume and cover letter by email to: celinebelanger@madawaskamaliseet.com or in person at: 1771 Principal Street, Madawaska Maliseet First Nation.

Contact Email celinebelanger@madawaskamaliseet.com
Expiry 18/07/2024
Contract Academic Position - UNB Saint John
RegionSaint John

Posting Reference: SWRK 2001 SJ01A

Course Information

Course Prefix: SWRK Course Number: 2001
Course Section: SJ01A Course Name: Introduction to Social Work
Term: Fall Campus: Saint John
Faculty: Arts, Faculty of Department: Social Sciences, Department of
Position Start Date: 2024-09-01 Position End Date: 2024-12-31
Posting Date: 2024-05-24 Application Deadline: 2024-06-22
Applications to be submitted via: email email socsci@unb.ca
Requested By: Dr. June Madeley, Chair    


Class Details

Days: Tuesdays Time: 4:00PM - 6:50PM
Number of Positions Available: 1 Total Credit Hours: 3
Mode of Delivery: Face to Face Location: On Campus
Stipend Amount: $7,193.00    


Curriculum Context

General Arts elective and pre-req. for Bachelor of Social Work.


Course Description

Introduction to social work provides an overview of the profession of social work in a Canadian context. Students will have opportunity to explore the history of social work as a profession, review the the social work code of ethics, and gain insight in the intersection between social systems and their impact on social services in Canada.  These topics are explored through a generalist lens drawn from various intervention locations, theories, and approaches ranging from micro to macro levels of practice.



Minimum of a Masters Degree in Social Work.


Additional Notes

This course is subject to minimum enrolment, final budgetary approval, and instruction hour changes to meet minimum contact hours.

All applicants must submit a CV and letter of application expressing interest and letters of reference if possible.

Applications must be submitted by email as specified.

Applications can access the Collective Agreement at the following link:





Is the instructor a Graduate Student Teaching Apprentice


Successful Applicant(s)

Preference will be given to Canadian citizens and permanent residents of Canada

Link https://www.unb.ca/hr/careers/cae-positions/view-posting.php?id=4474
How to Apply
Posting Date: 2024-05-24 Application Deadline: 2024-06-22
Applications to be submitted via: email email socsci@unb.ca

In the event that we do not receive applications by the deadline, the department will either extend the deadline per UNB regulations or will appoint a qualified candidate.  It is worth inquiring even if you can't make the currently stated deadline.  

Contact Email socsci@unb.ca
Expiry 20/06/2024
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