Employment Opportunity : Child and Youth Mental Health Clinician

Ministry of Children and Family Development  Port Hardy

Clinician, CYMH: $65,884.61 – $75,147.62 annually plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment, plus $35.88 biweekly isolation allowance

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 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) **

A great opportunity to have 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.

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:

  • Master’s 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). Confirmation for equivalency for your degree is required for you 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 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 October 5, 2020, click here.