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BC Public Service

LP 6A - Licensed Psychologist - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Langley, BC
Part Time
5 days ago
48 to 60 per hour
Posting Title

LP 6A - Licensed Psychologist - CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Position Classification

Licensed Psychologist 6A




Langley, BC V3A 8T1 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$48.03 - $60.35 hourly

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Part Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division


Job Summary

Licensed Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist 6A

Amendment January 4, 2023: Posting closing date extended to March 3, 2023

An eligibility list may be established.

This position is part time (17.5 - 21 hours biweekly)

On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .

An excellent senior opportunity for a dedicated professional!

Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services (YFPS) is mandated to provide inpatient and outpatient Court-ordered and Court-related assessment and treatment services to young persons pursuant to the Youth Criminal Justice Act as well as other relevant federal and provincial statutes. YFPS also provides services to young persons found unfit to stand trial and those youth found not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder (NCRMD), pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada.

Services are provided through outpatient clinics and contracted service providers located throughout the province. An inpatient assessment unit (IAU), located in Burnaby provides mental health services to BYCS. Regional outpatient clinics located in Burnaby, Langley, Vancouver, Victoria, Nanaimo, Prince George, Kamloops and Kelowna service the five macro regions of the North, the Interior, Vancouver Island, South Burnaby and the Lower Mainland.

Reporting to the Regional or Clinic Coordinator and as part of the Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services Mental Health Team, this position provides comprehensive independent psychological assessments and treatment for youth who have offended, in the community, in the Inpatient Assessment Unit or in custody. The position provides consultation and clinical direction for multi-disciplinary teams involved in specialized counselling and therapy; provides supervision to junior psychologists and clinical psychology students; works with learning institutions in major research undertakings and, represents psychology addressing psychological issues in the planning, development and implementation of assessment and treatment program initiatives.

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 information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia ( .

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:

  • Ph. D. in Clinical Psychology and registered with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia.
  • Applicants with a Ph. D. and eligible for registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia may be considered for appointment at a lower classification. As a condition of continued employment, such an appointee is required to become registered as a Licensed Psychologist.
  • Three years experience / training in Clinical Adolescent Psychology preferred.
  • Post Graduate training in Forensic Psychology preferred.

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 (STANDARD): YES- You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.

Job Category

Social Services
Community and Social Services