SPO MH 25 – High Risk/Outreach Clinician, CYMH

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Author ahnationtalk
Date March 7, 2019
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company BC Public Service
Salary $64,592.67 - $73,674.10 - Annual
Location Surrey, BC
Category Social Services
Client BC Public Service
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SPO MH 25 – High Risk/Outreach Clinician, CYMH – (58401)

Posting Title: SPO MH 25 – High Risk/Outreach Clinician, CYMH
Position Classification: Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25
Union: GEU
Location: Surrey, BC V5V 3K4 CA (Primary)
Salary Range: $64,592.67 – $73,674.10 annually plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment
Close Date: 3/21/2019
Job Type: Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date:
Ministry/Organization: BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division: Child and Youth Mental Health
Job Summary:

High Risk/Outreach Clinician, CYMH
Social Program Officer (CYMH) 25

An eligibility list may be established.
2 Positions available.
This position is also posted as a C Nurse 7 under REQ 58402.

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 Amarjit.Grewal@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:

  • MSW (Clinical Specialization or equivalent training/education), 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.
    • 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 for your degree is required for you to be considered
  • One (1) years (recent i.e. last 5 years) clinical experience working with youth in a mental health service with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health service.
    • Preference may be given to candidates with two (2) or more years (recent i.e. last 5 years) clinical experience working with youth in a mental health service with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health service.

Preference may be given to candidates with:

  • Two (2) or more years of post-Master’s clinical experience.
  • Experience treating significant clinical mental health concerns including psychotic illnesses and Bipolar.
  • Experience in dual disorders (working with those with intellectual delays and mental health concerns.
  • Indigenous heritage (First Nations, Metis or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience

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 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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