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BC Public Service

SPO 21R - Mental Health Support Worker

Location
Hazelton, BC
Details
Full Time
5 hours ago
Salary
63,446 to 72,142 per year
Posting Title

SPO 21R - Mental Health Support Worker

Position Classification

Social Prog Off R21

Union

GEU

Location

Hazelton, BC V0J 1Y1 CA
Houston, BC V0J 1Z2 CA
Kitimat, BC V8C 2N1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Prince Rupert, BC V8J 4M8 CA
Queen Charlotte, BC V0T 1S0 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA

Salary Range

$63,446.31 - $72,142.65 annually Plus bi-weekly isolation allowance - Prince Rupert $38.87, Haida Gwaii $71.75, Hazelton $38.87, Smithers $32.89, Houston $35.88

Close Date

2/5/2023

Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization

BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Child & Youth Mental Health

Job Summary

Be a part of a dedicated team who is passionate about achieving our vision of an inclusive and supportive community where children, youth and their families thrive!

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, behavioral or psychiatric illness.

The Mental Health Support Worker provides a range of mental health services to children, youth and families such as supportive counsellingand education, contact with community agencies, and development of early intervention programs.

Job Requirements:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology or Child and Youth Care, or equivalent.
  • Experience working in child and youth mental health services.

Willingness Statements
  • Exposure to regular travel in remote locations.
  • May be required to use own vehicle on an expense account basis.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Jennifer.Maillet@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:

Currently there are 3 positions available in the following communities. Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte),Hazelton, Smithers, Houston,Terrace, Kitimat.

The eligibility list may be established to fill future permanent and temporary vacancies in the above communities.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
The following locations are currently eligible for a retention incentive which is available to all regular permanent Social Program Officers residing in Hard to Recruit (HTR) designated communities across the province. (Prince Rupert, Haida Gwaii (Queen Charlotte), Hazelton, Smithers, Terrace, Kitimat)
In addition to the re-imbursement of relocation costs (where applicable), the incentive program provides the following:
• Up to a maximum of $6,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time Social Program Officers in the SPO R18 to SPO R30 classifications* OR
• Up to a maximum of $3,000 annual lump sum payment to regular permanent full-time Social Program Officers placed in the SPO Growth Series (SPO Growth to SPO R24 classifications) **
*Full payment of the incentive is based on regular eligible classifications (SPO R18 to SPO R30) working in an approved location for the full fiscal year (April 1 to March 31). A pro-rated incentive payment may be provided to candidates who work a partial year and/or part-time hours.
**Full payment of the incentive is based on regular eligible classifications (SPO Growth Series) working in an approved location for the full fiscal year (April 1 to March 31). A pro-rated incentive payment may be provided to candidates who work a partial year and/or part-time hours.

Working for the BC Public Service:
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 Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service can help Indigenous applicants (First Nations [status or non-status],Métis or Inuit) interested in BC Public Service job positions.

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.

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.

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.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
Applicants may be considered who have not yet graduated but are confirmed to graduate within 6 month and are able to provide a letter from their educational institution.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.

The BC Public Service COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 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 .

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 at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category

Health Services, Social Services
Category
Government