MCFD – Clinician, CYMH

Ministry of Children and Family Development
Merritt

Clinician, CYMH
$65,884.61 – $75,147.62 annually plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment

Students and other applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered but at a lower classification. If hired, you 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.

Important notice to applicants:
This location is 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)**

For more information regarding these incentives, including which locations are eligible, click here.

Whether you are new to the field or an experienced Clinician, this is a great opportunity to help children and youth in your community!

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.

As a Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician, you provide direct clinical services such as intake, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and crisis intervention for children, 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 build and maintain relationships with a wide variety of stakeholders in the community to ensure that conflicts are resolved and appropriate outcomes are achieved.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • 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).
  • Minimum of 1 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 B.C. Class 5 driver’s license (note – if you currently have valid driver’s license in another Canadian jurisdiction, and if you are the successful applicant you must acquire a valid B.C. driver’s Class 5 driver’s license immediately).

For more information and to apply online by January 2, 2020, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/65951

Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.