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Mental Health Clinician – Child & Youth

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.

Job Title:Mental Health Clinician - Child & Youth
Work Site:Mt. Pleasant, Raven Song-Midtown, Pacific Spirit Community Health Centres - Vancouver, BC
Status:Temporary Full Time - Term Specific Position
Start Date:As soon as possible until July 23, 2018
Salary:$32.39 - $40.40 per hour
Hours:0830-1700 - changing to rotating shifts between 0830-2000 in near future
Reference#:095862-jbr

 

Child and Youth Mental Health is constituted by a number of teams based in the community, that treat mentally ill children, youth age 5-19 years and their families.

 

JOB SUMMARY:

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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KNOWLEDGE & ABILITIES:


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.

***Employees of VCH must apply via the Internal Application Process. Refer to the staffpostings.vch.ca site for How to Apply instructions. Current VCH employees who apply to this posting using this external site will be considered as an external candidate. Seniority will not apply.***

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