SPO MH 25 - Early Years Mental Health Clinician, CYMH
Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25
Kitimat, BC V8C 2N1 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Terrace, BC V8G 1W2 CA
$71,238.66 - $81,188.08 annually, plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division
Service Delivery, SDA 41 - Northwest
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
MCFD's community-based Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) clinicians work in partnership with families and communities to foster positive mental health outcomes and well-being for children and their families.
The Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions (MMHA) in collaboration with MCFD released the provincial cross-ministry strategy, "A Pathway to Hope: A roadmap for making mental health and addictions care better for people in British Columbia", which establishes a 10-year vision for mental wellness, improved mental health care and the establishment of an effective substance use prevention, addictions treatment and recovery system and identifies four sets of priority actions government will take over the next three years.
The primary responsibility of this Clinician is to provide mental health services to children from birth to age six and their families as part of the integrated team. This can include direct clinical services such as intake, assessment, treatment, suicide risk assessment, safety plans and crisis intervention for children and their families.If you are ready to embark on a new career opportunity - please consider this rewarding career with the BC Public Service!Job Requirements:
Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
- 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 responsibility 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).
- Two years or more experience working with children and youth and their families, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services .
- Experience working with Indigenous children, youth and/or families.
- Experience in early childhood mental health services and infant mental health treatment approaches.
- Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification. If hired, a successful applicant would be under-implemented at the Social Program Officer 21 classification with an employee development plan in place until the qualifications for Social Program Officer (CYMH) 25 are fully met.
Please refer to the Job Profile for the full list of willingness/ proviso requirements.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Jennifer.Maillet@gov.bc.ca About this Position:
This position can be performed from Kitimat or Terrace.
Reduced hours (part-time) may be considered.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
An eligibility list may be established . IMPORTANT NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
Kitimat and Terrance are locations 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. 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 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
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .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 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.
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.
Community and Social Services