Employment Opportunity : Ministry of Children and Family Development Clinician

Ministry of Children and Family Development Port Alberni

Clinician, CYMH
$67,202.38 – $76,650.62 annually plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment

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

We have an opening for a clinician on our stable, experienced, dynamic and highly supportive team. We are dedicated to providing high quality, evidence based service. Port Alberni has a close knit group of community services with whom CYMH enjoys excellent working relationships. We have equally good relationships with our MCFD colleagues in other service areas.

As a 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 clinician working on a Child and Youth Mental Health team, 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 forging and maintaining good community relations.

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.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • Master of Social Work, (Clinical Specialization) Educational Counselling, Clinical Psychology, Child and Youth Care or related field at the master’s level, or equivalent.
    • NOTE: If this education 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 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.
  • You must possess and maintain a valid B.C. Class 5 driver’s licence (NOTE: if you currently have a valid driver’s licence in Canada, 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 August 19, 2020, please click here.