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BC Public Service


Full Time
5 days ago
71,238 to 81,188 per year
Posting Title


Position Classification

Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25




Port Coquitlam, BC V3C 4W6 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$71,238.66 - $81,188.08 annually plus 1 Grid TMA

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division


Job Summary

Amendment January 17th, 2023: Posting closing date extended to January 31st, 2023.

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.

MCFD's Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) North Fraser Youth Day Treatment Program teamworks in partnership with families and communities to foster positive mental health outcomes and well-being foryouth and their families. North Fraser Youth Day Treatment offers comprehensive mental health treatment and educational programming to youth and their families living in the communities of Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, Belcarra, Anmore, Pitt Meadows, Maple Ridge, Burnaby and New Westminster.

Youth referred to the program receive intensive structured mental health and educational programming. The program includes individual and family therapy, group therapy, educational programming, and psychiatric consultation.The program is offered in partnership with the Ministry of Education

Child and Youth Mental Health Clinicians provide direct clinical services such as intake, assessment, treatment, suicide risk assessment, safety plans and crisis intervention for youthages 13 to 18 and their families. Clinicians work in flexible ways, including in home, school, therapeutic milieu, and community settings. Through consultation, the CYMH Clinician will build and maintain relationships to support coordinated services and positive outcomes for children, youth and families.

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

Job Requirements:
  • Masters in Social Work, Educational Counselling, Clinical Psychology or Child and Youth Care or comparable graduate degree at the Master's level, or equivalent.
    • 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 year full-time equivalent experience working with children and youth and their families, with re0sponsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health 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:
  • One (1) or more yearsof experience working with children and youth and their families, with responsibility for providing a wide range ofmental health services in a milieu setting such as a day program.
  • One (1) or moreyears of experience in Dialectical Behavioural Therapy.
  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.

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

For questions regarding this position, please contact

About this Position:

This position is also posted as a Nurse 7 under REQ 96090 and an LP 5A/5B under REQ 96091

An eligibility list may be establishedto fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.

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 required: 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 , 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.

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

Social Services
Community and Social Services