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BC Public Service

SPO MH 24 - Psychiatric Social Worker - Amended

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Salary

dollar sign85,563 to 97,633 per year

Job Description

Posting Title
SPO MH 24 - Psychiatric Social Worker - Amended

Position Classification
Social Prog Off (CYMH) R24

Union
GEU

Work Options
Hybrid

Location
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA (Primary)

Salary Range
$85,563.25 - $97,633.20 annually which includes a 4 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date
7/17/2024

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division
Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services (YFPS)

Job Summary

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, behavioral or psychiatric illness.

The Psychiatric Social Worker provides services such as community consultation services, training/capacity building opportunities and ongoing sharing of current literature. Through a multi-disciplinary approach, our objective is to collaboratively enhance the capacity of communities to plan and care for challenging youth through a closer to home focus.

If you are ready to embark on a new career opportunity - please consider this rewarding career with the BC Public Service!

Job Requirements:
  • Master's Degree in Counselling, Social Work, Educational Counselling, Clinical Counselling, Clinical Psychology, or Child and Youth Care; a comparable graduate degree at the Master's level in a similar subject may be considered. NOTE: Successful MSW prepared candidates are required to seek and obtain clinical registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers (BCCSW), within 6 months of having completed the required 3000 hours of supervised clinical practice.
    • 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 ). You must provide a basic report by the closing date of this posting to be considered.
  • Minimum of one (1) year of relevant clinical experience working within an adolescent mental health environment providing a wide range of outpatient-oriented assessment and treatment services.
  • Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC driver's license with no restriction or equivalent (i.e., from another Canadian province).

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Recent experience working in a forensic setting or with a forensic population.
  • Experience working in a psychiatric or mental health unit.

Please refer to the Job Profile for the full list of willingness/ proviso requirements.

For questions regarding this position, please contact Christopher.Douglas@gov.bc.ca .

About this Position:
Amendment July 2nd, 2024: Posting closing date extended to July 17th, 2024.
Amendment June 5th, 2024: Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Please refer to MyHR for more information on Temporary Market Adjustments .

Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work up to two (2) days at home per week subject to an approved telework agreement.

An eligibility list may be established.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

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 is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or 778-405-3452.

This is your opportunity to build your career and to gain a better understanding of all the public service has to offer, such as competitive employee benefits , amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with an award winning employer. The BC Public Service encourages a healthy work/life balance that enables you to take advantage of the community and surrounding area in which you live. For more information, please visit What The BC Public Service Offers You.

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

Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.

Resume: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

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:

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

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
Social Services

About BC Public Service

Industry

Government

Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-09-05

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