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Mental Health Clinician Child & Youth

Vancouver Coastal Health is world renowned for innovation and a focus on quality care and outcomes. The remarkable range of specialties places VCH at the forefront of career destinations for Nurses, Sonographers, Social Workers, Physiotherapists, Mental Health professionals and many other health care and allied professionals. Launch an exciting career with us where you can apply your skills and develop new ones alongside some of Canada's finest practitioners. Come for the job. Stay for the team.

Job Title: Mental Health Clinician Child & Youth
Work Site: Child and Adolescent Response Team - Vancouver
Status: Temporary Part Time (0.5) - End date: July 2018
Start Date: As soon as possible
Salary: $32.39 - $40.40 per hour
Hours: 0830-1700 [changing to rotating shifts between 0830-2000 in the near future]
Reference#: 095784-jbr


JOB SUMMARY:

RECOVERY RESPECT RESILIENCE
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES IS COMMITTED TO COLLABORATING WITH CONSUMERS AND FAMILIES TO BUILD ON STRENGTHS, TALENTS AND INTERESTS IN ORDER TO FOSTER A COMMUNITY OF HOPE, GROWTH AND SELF-DETERMINATION.

Within the context of a client and family centred care model and in accordance with established standards of professional practice, and vision and values of the organization, works as part of a multidisciplinary team to perform assessments, coordinate client care, and provide treatment services for children and youth with severe mental health issues. Conducts psychosocial assessment on children experiencing severe behavioural, social, emotional disturbances and serious mental health problems; collaborates with multidisciplinary team and consults with team psychologist and psychiatrists/pediatrician, develops, implements, maintains, and adjusts individualized treatment plans; and performs behavioural interventions, family sessions, parent groups, psychoeducation, and individual child counselling according to a variety of theoretical models. Establishes and maintains relationships based on respect, initiates and participates in case conferences/meetings, provides support to colleagues and consultative services to child & youth services providers for continuity of care.

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The hours of work including days off and work area may be subject to change consistent with operational requirements and the provision of the Collective Agreement and applicable statutes. Successful applicants may be required to complete a Criminal Records Review Check.

Only short-listed applicants will be contacted for this posting.

Thank you for your interest in Vancouver Coastal Health.



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