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Nurse 9 – Team Leader, Child and Youth Mental Health

Job Information
Author pmnationtalk
Date September 8, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $71,226.92 - $93,488.66 - Annual
Location Surrey, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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Nurse 9 – Team Leader, Child and Youth Mental Health

Posting Title: Nurse 9 – Team Leader, Child and Youth Mental Health
Position Classification: Nurse 9 (C)
Union: BCN
Location: Surrey, BC V5V 3K4 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $71,226.92 – $93,488.66
Close Date: 9/27/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
 Ministry/Organization:BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: South Fraser
Job Summary:

 Team Leader, Child and Youth Mental Health
Nurse 9

An eligibility list may be established.
This position is also posted as a SPO (CYMH) 30 under Req 64182. and as a Psychologist (CYMH) 6 under Req 64229

Make a difference in this rewarding career opportunity.
The objectives of Family and Children’s Services are to ensure the safety and well-being of children and to assist with the preservation of the family unit. Programs are offered under the statutory authority of various legislation.

This is an exciting opportunity to take on the Team Leader role for a new team providing mental health services for children in care. Working under the Complex Care Intervention (CCI) and Attachment Regulation and Competency (ARC) frameworks, this team will provide screening, intervention, consultation and training. The role will act as the senior clinician by providing direction and leadership to professional staff within the team and to plan, develop, manage and evaluate the delivery of mental health services for children/youth in care along with their caregivers and care teams.

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 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 , 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:

  • Master’s or Bachelor’s Degree in Nursing and licensed under the Registered Nursing Association of B.C. and/or the College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of B.C.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the provision of mental health services to children, youth and their families. Preference may be given to candidates with 5 or more years

Preference may be given to candidates with the following:

  • Training and experience in 1 or both of the following: Complex Care Intervention program (CCI) or Attachment Regulation and Competency framework (ARC)
  • Experience in child protection and/or guardianship.
  • Experience working with Indigenous communities.
  • A minimum of 6 months of recent experience leading staff in a supervisory capacity.

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

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 (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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