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SPO 25 CYMH Mental Health Clinician

Job Information
Author ahnationtalk
Date March 13, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $57,574.47 - $65,417.88 - Annual
Location Kamloops, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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SPO 25 CYMH Mental Health Clinician – (58929)

Posting Title: SPO 25 CYMH Mental Health Clinician
Position Classification: Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25
Union: GEU
Location: Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $57,574.47 – $65,417.88 annually plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment
Close Date: 3/26/2019
Job Type: Temporary (Auxiliary)
Temporary End Date: 11/15/2019
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: CYMH
Job Summary:

Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician
Social Program Officer (CYMH) 25
This temporary appointment ends on  November 15, 2019

 An eligibility list may be established to fill  temporary vacancies

A hands-on role helping children and youth in your community

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, behavioural or psychiatric illness.

As a Child and Youth Mental Health 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 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.

The BC Public Service is an inclusive and accessible employer. Please advise the hiring manager if any accommodations are required to assist you to ensure equitable participation.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.  For specific position related enquiries, please contact Manon.LeBlanc@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:

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor or Master’s in Social Work, or Bachelor or Master’s in Child and Youth Care; OR  Master’s of Educational Counselling Psychology/Master’s of Arts in Counselling Psychology with completion of a practicum in family and child welfare.

NOTE: Applicants who have not completed a Master’s in an applicable degree will be under-implemented at SPO 21 level until they meet the education requirement.  Being under-implemented may include not yet having your Degree or not having 2 years Clinical experience working with Children, Youth and their families with responsibility for providing a wide range of Community based Mental Health services.

  • Minimum six (6) months or more clinical experience working in child and youth mental services, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services.

NOTE: If this education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). You must request a comprehensive report and the MCFD supplemental report to be considered for this competition; OR

  • Related degree, or related post-graduate diploma, or related post-graduate certificate in a human services field PLUS a minimum of two years of post-degree *related experience. Human services fields includes Psychology, Sociology, Criminology, Anthropology, Early Childhood Education, Theology, Indigenous Studies, Education, or Nursing. Other combinations of education and experience may be considered.

NOTE: If this education was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). You must request a basic report to be considered for this competition; OR

  • A Candidate may be considered equivalent when they are registered and a member in good standing with the BC College of Social Workers or has a letter from the College confirming that her or his application for registration has been approved; OR
  • Employee applicants who have a combination of relevant education and ministry experience may be considered equivalent to the above requirements.

Preference maybe given to applicants with the following:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (Clinical Specialization or equivalent training/education), Master’s Degree in Child and Youth Care, or MA (Clinical Psychology) or MA Educational Counselling and have completed a practicum in child and youth counselling or comparable graduate degree at Master’s level.
  •  Minimum six (6) months or more post Master’s degree experience working in child and youth mental health services, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services

*Related post-degree experience includes experience working with children, youth and families in any one or a combination of the following settings:

  • A legislated child protection agency that provides child protection or family support services;
  • A non-delegated agency on a reserve providing direct support services to children, youth and families;
  • A family services agency that provides assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • A contracted agency providing assessment, counselling and family support services to children, youth and families;
  • A residential setting for children or youth that also involves direct work with families;
  • A probation or corrections setting serving youth and families;
  • A mental health setting providing assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • A health setting providing assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families;
  • An education setting undertaking assessment and counselling services to children, youth and families.

NOTE: Please note that the willingness statements (in the attached job profile) will be verified at the end of the competition.

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: YES –  A cover letter is required as part of your application.

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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