Specialty Psychiatry/Mental Health

Role and Facility Information

Ministry of Children and Family Development
Surrey

High Risk/Outreach Clinician, CYMH
$67,259.78 - $88,281.50 annually

A hands-on role helping children and youth in your community

An integral member of a multi-disciplinary Community Mental Health Team and in coordination with other community agencies and professionals, you provide a range of mental health services to children, youth and their families, when the child or youth is suffering from serious emotional, psychological, behavioural or psychiatric illness.

If you are looking for a challenge and want to make a difference in youth’s lives, consider this outreach clinician position. You will be working as part of a highly energetic Youth Outreach and Empowerment Team at the Youth Hub in Surrey Central . This clinician position needs someone who is creative, has strong relationship skills, works from a strength perspective while connecting the youth to appropriate services. Motivational Interviewing skills will be a key component of this job as you will be expected to recognize symptoms of emerging mental illness and the interface between drug use and mental illness. This is a team that works closely together to empower youth to make decisions to create a better life for themselves. Consider this challenge as you can provide a valuable resource for this team and the youth you will serve. Your passion, commitment and energy will create a difference in youth’s lives.

This is your opportunity to work with families facing difficult challenges and help make a difference.

Qualifications for this role include:

•Registered or eligible for registration with the BC College of Nursing Professionals (BCCNP), formerly known as College of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of BC (CRPNBC) or the College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC), a baccalaureate degree from a recognized university in a field relevant to the position OR an equivalent combination of education and experience
•One (1) years (recent i.e. within the last 5 years) clinical experience working with youth in a mental health service with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services.

Live and work in BC

Surrey

Known as "The City of Parks," Surrey has over 400 parks encompassing 6,000 acres including ocean parks, urban forests, and quiet gardens. Cultural and performing arts activities abound in Surrey, with acclaimed galleries, theatre companies, and a growing base of multi-cultural arts groups and facilities. The City of Parks is one of the fastest-growing cities in Metro Vancouver, and rich with opportunities for skiing, snowboarding, sailing, fishing, and beachcombing.

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