BC Public Service SPO 21R – Indigenous Mental Health Outreach Worker Full Time in Surrey, BC

BC Public Service

Branch Surrey BC CA

SPO 21R – Indigenous Mental Health Outreach Worker
Surrey, BC

Social Program Officer R21. Minimum 6 months of experience providing outreach services. Minimum 1 year of experience providing child & youth mental health…

Indigenous Mental Health Outreach Worker

Social Program Officer R21

Salary $55,422.02 – $63,164.54 annually

An eligibility list may be established.

A great opportunity to have a hands-on role helping children and youth in your community

The Indigenous Mental Health outreach worker is responsible for providing a range of mental health services to Indigenous youth, families and communities. The foundation of the work is forming positive, respectful relationships with community members, community based service providers, various mental health service providers and other professionals This position also has the responsibility for liaising with Indigenous personnel, agencies and communities to assist in developing community capacity to respond to children and youth with mental disorders or at risk of developing them. This position is responsible for liaising with in-patient hospital facilities to maintain a strong inter-relationship between the hospital/medical community and Indigenous agencies and communities; involved in community education, community development, co-ordination and prevention/early intervention programs targeting Indigenous caregivers, children and youth; provides clinical outreach capacity in schools to Indigenous students.

For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact [email protected] . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. If you experience technical difficulties submitting your online profile, or for more information about how to create or update your profile, please refer to the “HOW TO APPLY” section below.

NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:59 pm Pacific Time on the closing date of the competition.

In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:

Education and Experience:
BSW, BA (Psychology), Bachelor’s degree in Child and Youth Care, Registered Nurse, Registered Psychiatric Nurse or comparable degree at Bachelors level, OR

Diploma in Nursing or Psychiatric Nursing plus 2 years of relevant experience

Minimum 1 year of experience providing child & youth mental health services

Minimum 6 months of experience providing outreach services

Minimum 6 months of experience facilitating groups for adolescents

Preferences may be given to applicants who:
Self-identify as First Nations (Metis or Inuit)

Have extensive experience with Indigenous communities

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile.

A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.

Cover letter required: NO – Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed. Please select “SKIP” on the cover letter screen to continue with your application.

Resume required: YES – A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes. Please read the instructions on how to complete the Online Questionnaire below.

Online Questionnaire: YES – As part of the application process you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the qualifications. You need to allot 30-60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.

IMPORTANT: The online questionnaire cannot be saved and will time out after 60 minutes. You will need to complete the questionnaire and submit your application within 60 minutes or you will lose any information you have entered. If you require more time to prepare your responses, copy the questions and prepare your responses outside of the system and paste them into the online questionnaire when you are ready to apply. Further instructions are provided in the questionnaire and are available on the Apply for a Position page on MyHR.

NOTE: Questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job qualifications noted above so please ensure you include all relevant information about your education and experience such as the date ranges of experience, job titles, and job duties when responding to the questionnaire. Your resume may not be reviewed for shortlisting purposes.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Surrey, BC, CA
Posted on: 2018-01-09
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