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SPO MH 25R – Eating Disorder Clinician CYMH

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date March 24, 2020
Type Part Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $67,202.38 - $76,650.62 - Annual
Location Duncan, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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SPO MH 25R – Eating Disorder Clinician CYMH – (68480)

Posting Title: SPO MH 25R – Eating Disorder Clinician CYMH
Position Classification: Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25
Union: GEU
Location: Duncan, BC V9Z 6L3 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $67,202.38 – $76,650.62 annually effective Apr. 12, 2020 plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment
Close Date: 4/6/2020
Job Type: Regular Part Time
Temporary End Date
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Service Delivery, SDA 31 – South Vancouver Island
Job Summary

Eating Disorder Clinician, CYMH
Social Program Officer (CYMH) 25

This posting is to establish an eligibility list for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
There is currently a temporary opportunity available until approximately July 1, 2021,  this temporary opportunity may become permanent

Are you passionate about supporting children and youth who are affected by eating disorders? Do you want to make a difference and change lives? Come work for us.

Community-based Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Services provide a range of specialized mental health services. These services range from mental health promotion and mental illness prevention to early intervention, treatment and support services for infants, children and youth with mental health problems, from birth to 18 years of age, and their families/caregivers. Our dedicated CYMH staff typically includes psychologists, clinical social workers, counsellors with master’s degrees, and nurses who have training and expertise in CYMH. Working in a collaborative manner with the client and/or family, staff members provide services and supports that include intake, screening and referral, assessment and planning, treatment, case management, and clinical consultation.

The Eating Disorder Clinician is responsible for the assessment and the treatment of children and youth suffering from eating disorders (primarily anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa). You will provide direct clinical services such as intake, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and crisis intervention for children and youth struggling with an eating disorder. The Clinician will be responsible for coordinating services within a multi-disciplinary team, providing assessment, treatment, consultation and follow-up services to clients with eating disorders and their caregivers. You will promote and maintain effective working relationships with clients and families, on and off site physicians, schools and hospitals to coordinate services, secure input, cooperation, resolve conflicts, influence outcomes, and provide community consultation.

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 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, 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, Educational Counselling, Clinical Psychology or Child and Youth Care or comparable graduate degree at the Master’s level, or equivalent.
    • 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).
  • Minimum of 1 year full-time equivalent experience working with children and youth and their families, 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 licence in Canada, and if you are the successful applicant you must acquire a valid B.C. driver’s Class 5 driver’s license immediately).

Preference may be given to applicants with:

  • Two or more years of experience working with children and youth and their families, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services.
  • Experience working with people who are suffering from eating disorders.
  • 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. 

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.

Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete an online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements.

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