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SPO MH 25 – Indigenous Clinician, CYMH

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 31, 2020
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $67,202.38 - $76,650.62 - Annual
Location New Westminster, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
Contact Information
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SPO MH 25 – Indigenous Clinician, CYMH – (68465)

Posting Title: SPO MH 25 – Indigenous Clinician, CYMH
Position Classification: Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25
Union: GEU
Location: New Westminster, BC V3M6G2 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $67,202.38 – $76,650.62 annually effective April 12, 2020 plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment
Close Date: 4/17/2020
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Service Delivery, SDA 22 – North Fraser
Job Summary

Indigenous Clinician, CYMH
Social Program Officer (CYMH) 25

This position involves potential travel within the North Fraser Service Delivery Area.

An eligibility list may be established.

Be a part of a dedicated team who is passionate about achieving our vision of an inclusive and supportive community where children, youth and their families thrive.

An integral member of a multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team and in coordination with other community agencies and professionals, you provide a range of mental health services to children, youth and their families, when the child or youth is suffering from serious emotional, psychological, behavioral or psychiatric illness.

As a Clinician, you provide direct clinical services such as intake, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and crisis intervention for children, youth and their families. Consulting with community agencies, schools, hospitals, and other ministry programs, you understand the importance of being involved in community education, development, coordination and prevention/early intervention programs. You build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders in the community to ensure that conflicts are resolved and appropriate outcomes are achieved.

This is your opportunity to work with families facing difficult challenges and help make a difference.

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 complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Darryl.Phelan@gov.bc.ca . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS.  For more information about how to create or update your profile and how to submit your application, please refer to the 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.

Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

  • Masters in Social Work (Clinical specialization), Educational Counselling, Clinical or Counselling Psychology or comparable graduate degree at the Master’s level, or equivalent.

NOTE: If your degree is obtained outside of Canada, you must have it assessed for equivalency to work in British Columbia through the International Credential Evaluation Service (ICES).

  • Two (2) years recent (within the last 5 years) clinical experience working in child and youth mental health services, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services.
  • You must possess and maintain a valid B.C. Class 5 driver’s licence (note – if you currently have valid driver’s in Canada, and if you are the successful applicant you must acquire a valid B.C. driver’s Class 5 driver’s licence immediately

NOTE: Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service, which may include a criminal records check, and/or Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check, and/or enhanced security screening checks as required by the ministry (Note:  It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the position).

Preference may be given to candidates with any of the following:

  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
  • Experiencing providing treatment with children and youth (0-18 years old) presenting with moderate to severe mental health conditions using evidenced treatment interventions (e.g., CBT, DBT, etc.) combined with culturally informed Indigenous wellness and healing practices.
  • Recent experience (within the past 3 years) working with Indigenous people and communities.
  • Experience providing services utilizing an outreach model.
  • One (1) year experience with family counselling.

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.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE) – 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.

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