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BC Public Service

SPO MH 25 - Indigenous Outreach Clinician, CYMH

Abbotsford, BC
5 days ago
68,546 to 78,183 per year
Posting Title

SPO MH 25 - Indigenous Outreach Clinician, CYMH

Position Classification

Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25




Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Agassiz, BC V0M 1A0 CA
Mission, BC V4S 0A2 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$68,546.51 - $78,183.63 annually plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date

Job Type

Temporary Assignment (TA)

Temporary End Date



BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

CYMH -Service Delivery

Job Summary

Indigenous OutreachClinician, CYMH
Social Program Officer (CYMH) 25

Please note this is an ongoing posting without a scheduled close date. Applications will be reviewed on a regular basis, and the closing date will be added to the posting with a minimum of 2 weeks' notice.

We currently have 3 vacancies: 2 Temporary Full Time, and 1 TemporaryPart Time, to approximately June 30, 2023. These temporary assignments may be extended or become permanent.
An eligibility list may be established for future temporary and/or permanent vacancies.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
These positions will report to the Team Leaderserving the East Fraser Region, and may be located in Abbotsford, Mission, or Agassiz.

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 .

Looking for applicants who are interested in clinical work in Indigenous settings and are passionate about building trust and supporting relationships within First Nation communities and with urban indigenous children, youth and families.

This team has the honour and privilege of working with Indigenous community in the surrounding areas, offering a unique experience to engage with and learn from community in deep and meaningful ways. The team works in ways that honour truth-telling, wisdom of community and culture and focuses on creative ways to meet the needs of children, youth and families.

Outreach Service usually refers to activities designed to make contact with clients primarily in their 'natural or preferred setting' - at home, in community centres or other meeting places. Outreach is a community-oriented activity undertaken in order to contact individuals or groups from particular target populations, who are not effectively contacted, reached or provided for by existing services or though traditional channels. This ranges from bridging individuals with services to providing effective treatment in a true community context.

These positions offer an exciting and challenging opportunity to play an integral part in the delivery of services in the East Fraser Region. Working in collaboration with diverse community stakeholders and in partnership with Indigenous communities and agencies, you will be part of a continuum of culturally appropriate child and youth mental health services. Under the direction of the Indigenous CYMH Team Leader, the Outreach Clinician works to improve service access and utilization by the Indigenous population in the East Fraser by engaging young people and their families in a therapeutic process outside of the office setting. Incollaboration with the community outreach worker, you willprovide education and therapeutic groups, buildrelationships and facilitateconnections between various mental health service providers and other community based programs and services to ensure vulnerable children and youth are identified and linked with appropriate services.

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 .

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:

  • 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.
  • 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).

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • 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.
  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
  • Experience providing services utilizing an outreach model.
  • Experience working with Indigenous people and communities.

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.

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

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


Cover letter required: NO- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

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

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE)- As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you 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 your accountabilities and accomplishments.

Job Category

Social Services
Community and Social Services