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BC Public Service

SPO MH 25 - Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Clinician, CYMH

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

SPO MH 25 - Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health Clinician, CYMH

Position Classification

Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25




Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA (Primary)

Salary Range

$71,238.66 - $81,188.08 annually plus 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment

Close Date


Job Type

Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date


BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development

Ministry Branch / Division

Child and 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

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.

Child and Youth Mental Health Clinicians provide direct clinical services such as intake, assessment, treatment, suicide risk assessment, safety plans and crisis intervention for children and youth from birth to age 18 and their families. Clinicians work in flexible ways, including in home, school 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.

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:
  • 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.

Preference may be given to applicants with the following:
  • Six months or more experience working with parents/caregivers and children 8 years of age and under.
  • Training in infant/child development as well as clinical experience working with infants and young children.
  • Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
  • A valid class 5 BC Driver's license with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).

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 posting is to fill 1 permanent full-time position in Burnaby South CYMH.
An eligibility list may be established for future full-time and part-time permanent and/or temporary vacancies, including Float positions in the North Fraser Service Delivery Area (Burnaby, Maple Ridge, Coquitlam, Port Coquitlam, Port Moody, New Westminster). Travel within these communities is required for Float positions.

Working for the BC Public Service:

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.

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 listed above.

Cover letter required: 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.

Questionnaire: YES (COMPREHENSIVE)- You will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. 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 how you obtained your relevant experience. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

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

Health Services, Social Services