Ministry of Children and Family Development
Eating Disorder Clinician, CYMH
$37.53 – $42.81 hourly plus 1-Grid Temporary Market Adjustment at the full working level
Community-based Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Services provide a range of specialized mental health services. These services range from mental health promotion and mental illness prevention to early intervention, treatment and support services for infants, children and youth with mental health problems, from birth to 18 years of age, and their families/caregivers. Our dedicated CYMH staff typically includes psychologists, clinical social workers, counsellors with master’s degrees, and nurses who have training and expertise in CYMH. Working in a collaborative manner with the client and/or family, staff members provide services and supports that include intake, screening and referral, assessment and planning, treatment, case management, and clinical consultation.
The Eating Disorder Clinician provides direct clinical services such as intake, assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and crisis intervention for children and youth suffering from eating disorders such as anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. In collaboration with a multi-disciplinary team, you will promote and maintain effective working relationships with clients and families, on and off site physicians, schools and hospitals to coordinate services, secure input, cooperation, resolve conflicts, influence outcomes, and provide community consultation.
The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For advice and guidance on applying and/or preparing for an interview for this opportunity, we invite applicants to connect with the Indigenous Applicant Advisor Amanda by email: IndigenousApplicants@gov.bc.ca or by phone: 778-698-1336.
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:
• Masters in Social Work, Educational Counselling, Clinical Psychology or Child and Youth Care or comparable graduate degree at the Master’s level.
• Minimum of one 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. (Experience relates to providing services with a focus on children and youth who experience complex mental health conditions including, but not limited to, psychotic disorders, concurrent disorders, emotional dysregulation, trauma, anxiety, depression and issues related to suicide. Practicum and/or volunteer experience with children, youth and families may be considered equivalent.)
For more information and to apply online by August 18, 2021, please go to: https://bcpublicservice.hua.hrsmart.com/hr/ats/Posting/view/79031