Child and Youth Mental Health Psychologist
Licensed Psychologist 5A
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent or temporary vacancies in the Service Delivery Area..
There is currently one part-time position available.
Applicants who do not fully meet the required qualifications may be considered for this position, but at a lower classification.
A great opportunity to have a hands-on role helping children and youth in your community
Child and Youth Mental Health Services provide a range of specialized mental health services for infants, children and youth with mental health problems, from birth to 18 years of age, and their families/caregivers. The South Fraser Service Delivery Area comprises the growing and diverse communities of Surrey, Delta, White Rock and Langley. For all the positions, candidates will find that the South Fraser Service Delivery Area supports and encourages psychological practice and psychologists’ career development. For example, we have a continuing education group that meets approximately 8 times per year, meeting continuing education requirements of the College of Psychologists of BC This group has been thriving for many years and offers our psychologists ample opportunities for collegial peer support.
In these position you will provide a range of clinical psychological services to children and youth with serious emotional/behavioural and neurodevelopmental disorders by conducting psychological assessments, diagnosis, treatment, crisis intervention and consultation with community agencies, schools, and hospitals.
Working for BC Public Service offers a competitive salary, diverse work environment, a healthy work/life balance, and excellent benefits. In addition to the base salary for Professional Employee Association members, there is an allowance to cover professional fees, strong dental and medical plans and much more.
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.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact Kathleen.Ting@gov.bc.ca . DO NOT SEND YOUR APPLICATION TO THIS EMAIL ADDRESS. For more information about how to complete your job application, add/edit your resume and for more useful tips when applying for jobs, please refer to the Your Job Application page on the MyHR website. If you are still experiencing technical difficulty applying for a competition, please send an e-mail to BCPSA.Hiring.Centre@gov.bc.ca , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible to assist you.
NOTE: Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard 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:
Ph.D or Psy.D in Clinical or Counselling Psychology. Preferably from a Canadian Psychological Association or American Psychological Association accredited program.
The successful candidate, if not yet registered with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, must complete registration within one year from the date of appointment.
Registered or eligible for registration, with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia as a Psychologist.
Successful completion of a pre-doctoral internship of 1600 hours in a child and youth mental health community or hospital setting, with specialization in formal psychological assessment, diagnoses, and treatment of mental disorders in this population.
Experience running educational and treatment groups for parents, children and adolescents is an asset.
Preference may be given to candidates with experience working with children and youth, suffering from emotional, behavioural, and psychiatric disorders, and their families.
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 located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
CRC and CRRA - A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.
Cover Letter: YES - A cover letter is required as part of your application. The content and/or format of your cover letter may be evaluated as part of the assessment process.
Resume: YES - Ensure your resume includes your educational accomplishments, employment history including start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and any relevant information that relates to the job to which you are applying.
Questionnaire (STANDARD): YES - You will be required to answer a standard questionnaire.