SPO MH24 - CYMH Indigenous Clinician-CLOSING DATE EXTENDED Position Classification
Social Prog Off (CYMH) R24 Union
GEU Work Options
Duncan, BC V9L 6B1 CA (Primary)Salary Range
$73,855.42 - $84,134.34 annually plus 4 Grid TMA Close Date
6/13/2023 Job Type
Regular Full Time Temporary End Date Ministry/Organization
BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development Ministry Branch / Division
CYMH Job Summary AMENDMENT MAY 29, 2023: CLOSING DATE EXTENDED TO JUNE 13, 2023.
Are you passionate about building trust and supporting relationships within community to provide safety and well-being to 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.
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, behavioural or psychiatric illness.
The IndigenousClinician, CYMH provides direct clinical services such as intake, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and crisis intervention for Indigenous children, youth and their families. This role provides group and family therapy while incorporating Indigenous cultural perspectives and provides consultation with community agencies both on and off reserve. This role also provides consultation and training to MCFD clinicians to increase awareness in the development of culturally appropriate assessments, planning and treatment for Indigenous children and youth and their families.
Consulting with community agencies, schools, hospitals, and other ministry programs, you understand the importance of being involved in community education, development, coordination and prevention/early intervention programs. You have a desire to serve Indigenous children and youth, focusing your efforts on understanding their interests in order to increase the quality of the service and produce better outcomes. You notice and adapt to cultural uniqueness in order to create a sense of safety for all.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.
- Successful completion of security screening requirements of the BC Public Service, which may include a criminal records check, and/or Criminal Records Review Act (CRRA) check, and/or enhanced security screening checks as required by the ministry (Note: It is important that you read the job posting carefully to understand the specific security screening requirements pertaining to the position).
- Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver's licence 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.
- Recent experience providing mental health services to Indigenous people and communities.
- Recent experience providing services utilizing an outreach model.
- Applicants who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
- May be required to use own vehicle on an expense account basis.
- May be required to work evening/weekends.
- Exposure to regular travel in remote locations.
- Will work with families and children and youth who are distressed and facing challenges which may occasionally involve exposure to unpleasant situations or behaviour with angry, abusive, or abused clients; exposure to hazards from frequently working around parents and/or children in crisis who may display volatile behaviour.
For questions regarding this position, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
.About this Position:
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
Flexible work options are available; this position may be able to work 1 day at home per week as per the Telework Agreement.
This position will be based out of the Duncan, BC, MCFD officeWorking 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
With over 200 different occupations available in 280 communities across the province, we offer exciting opportunities for your career.Come be a part of the BC Public Service, a Top 100 Employer that embraces diversity, health and career growth. 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: 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
- You will need to complete a basic 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.
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
Community and Social Services