High Risk/Outreach Clinician, CYMH

Ministry of Children and Family Development

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

There are currently 2 permanent vacancies. This position is also posted as a Nurse 7: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/66069

A hands-on role helping 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.

If you are looking for a challenge and want to make a difference in youth’s lives, consider this outreach clinician position.  You will be working as part of a highly energetic Youth Outreach and Empowerment Team at the Youth Hub in Surrey Central. This clinician position needs someone who is creative, has strong relationship skills, works from a strength perspective while connecting the youth to appropriate services. Motivational Interviewing skills will be a key component of this job as you will be expected to recognize symptoms of emerging mental illness and the interface between drug use and mental illness.  This is a team that works closely together to empower youth to make decisions to create a better life for themselves. Consider this challenge as you can provide a valuable resource for this team and the youth you will serve.  Your passion, commitment and energy will create a difference in youth’s lives.
This is your opportunity to work with families facing difficult challenges and help make a difference.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Master’s Degree in Social Work (Clinical Specialization or equivalent training/education), Master’s Degree in Child and Youth Care, or MA (Clinical Psychology) or MA Educational Counselling and have completed a practicum in child and youth counselling or comparable graduate degree at Master’s level.

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). Confirmation for equivalency for your degree is required for you to be considered. Please indicate in your resume (include a copy of the approval; if in progress), proof must be provided on or by the closing date of the posting).

  • One (1) year recent (within the last 5 years) clinical experience working with youth in a mental health service with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health service.

For more information and to apply online by January 1, 2020, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/66062

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