SPO MH 25 - Indigenous Clinician, CYMH - Outreach
Social Prog Off (CYMH) R25
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
New Westminster, BC V3M 6H8 CA
Port Moody, BC V3H 5C9 CA
$71,238.66 - $81,188.08 annually plus Grid 25, 1 Grid Temporary Market Adjustment
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division
SDD/SDA 22 - North Fraser
Job Summary Are you interested in working as a Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician with Indigenous families to build trust and supportive relationships within the community
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 - Outreach
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.
North Fraser CYMH Indigenous Team consists of the following positions:
- Three (3) Indigenous Clinicians, CYMH - Outreach (provide services across the North Fraser Service Delivery area).
- Three (3) Indigenous Clinicians, CYMH - Community Based (provide office-based services, Intake, Waitlist Management and Initial Services).
- Two (2) Indigenous Wellness Counsellors, CYMH - Outreach (provide mild to moderate outreach services across the North Fraser Service Delivery area).
- Two (2) Indigenous Outreach Workers, CYMH - Outreach (liaises and bridges families and the community with the NF-ICYMH team, across the North Fraser Service Delivery area).
- One (1) Indigenous Team Leader, CYMH
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:
Preference may be given to applicants:
- Masters' in Social Work (preferred Clinical Specialization), 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 (1) year full-time equivalent experience (preferably within the last 5 years, post-Master's Degree) working with children and youth and their families, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services.
- Minimum one (1) year full-time equivalent experience (preferably within the last 5 years, post-Master's Degree) providing mental health services to Indigenous people and communities.
- Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver's license with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).
- With more than two (2) years full-time equivalent experience (preferably within the last 5 years, post-Master's Degree) working with children and youth and their families, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services.
- With more than two (2) years full-time equivalent experience (preferably within the last 5 years, post-Master's Degree) providing mental health services to Indigenous people and communities.
- Who have experience supporting and counselling parents and families whose children are struggling with moderate to severe mental health conditions.
- Who self-identify as First Nations, Métis or Inuit with the required combination of education and experience.
- Will be required to use own vehicle on an expense account basis.
- May be required to work evening/weekends.
- May be required to travel in all (reasonable) weather conditions.
For questions regarding this position, please contact Darryl.Dhelan@gov.bc.ca
.About this Position:
Two (2) opportunities available:
- Indigenous Clinician, CYMH - Outreach- One (1) permanent full-time opportunity in New Westminster. This position covers the area of New Westminster and Burnaby.
- Indigenous Clinician, CYMH - Outreach - One (1) temporary part-time 10-month opportunity in Port Moody. This opportunity may be extended. This position covers the area of Port Moody, Port Coquitlam and Coquitlam.
An eligibility list may be established for future full-time and part-time permanent and/or temporary vacancies.
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.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.
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.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 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) 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.
Health Services, Social Services