Early Years Clinician, CYMH
Social Program Officer (CYMH) 25
This position works 35 hours bi-weekly (the hours may be increased) and covers the District of Mission.
An Eligibility List may be established.
Apply your expertise in a role where you can make a positive difference for the children of BC.
Come work on our Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) team in partnership with families and communities to foster positive mental health outcomes and well-being for children and youth, and their families.
As the Early Years Clinician, CYMH, you will provide direct clinical services such as Intake, Assessment, Treatment, Suicide Risk Assessment, Safety Plans and Crisis Itervention for children and youth from birth to 7 years of age, as well as general caseload of up to 18 years old and their families.
We work in flexible ways, such as in home, school and community settings. Through consultation, we build and maintain relationships to support coordinated services and positive outcomes for children, youth and families.
If you’ve been looking for that part time opportunity that allows you to contribute to your community but offers you plenty of spare time to continue to enjoy the benefits of spoiling yourself or your loved ones, then we look forward to your application.
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 Gurmeet.Singh@gov.bc.ca. 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.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.
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 in Social Work, Educational Counselling, Clinical Psychology or Child and Youth Care or comparable graduate degree at the Master’s level, or equivalent.
- Minimum 2 years of 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.
- Experience in working with parents/caregivers and children 7 years of age and under, using a variety of therapeutic modalities.
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). Confirmation for equivalency of your degree is required for you to be considered. Please indicate in your resume (if in progress, please include a copy of the approval) proof of ICES Confirmation of Equivalency must be provided on or by the closing date of the posting.
Preference may be given to applicants who meet the above minimum requirements and who also have:
- Recent training and experience in using evidence-based modalities to work with individual and groups of children and their families, such as EFFT, EMDR, CCT, ARC Model.
- Applicants who have Indigenous Heritage (First Nations, Metis, Inuit).
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
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 – 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.