Permanent – Full-Time 35 hours per week

Keremeos, BC

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society, in partnership with the Ministry of Children and Family Development, Child and Youth Mental Health Services, is seeking a qualified individual to provide specialized mental health assessment and treatment services to children, youth and families when the child or youth are suffering serious emotional, psychological, behavioural and/or psychiatric illness.

Hours:35 per week

Starting Wage:$32.45/hr, plus a comprehensive benefit package

(Grid 17, Step 1, UFCW Community Agreement)

Qualifications:  education, training and experience

  • MSW (Clinical Specialization or equivalent training/education), or comparable graduate degree at Master’s level.
  • 2 years clinical experience working in child and youth mental services, with responsibility for providing a wide range of community based mental health services.
  • Education or training in program planning, group facilitation and working with families and young children in conditions of risk.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience will be considered.
  • BC Class 5 Driver’s licence and access to an adequately insured reliable vehicle for work purposes
  • Clearance through the Criminal Records Review Program is required

Knowledge Skills and Abilities:

Excellent communication skills (verbal & written); proficient use of computer and other IT; knowledge of child development, parenting, family systems, family violence, cross-cultural issues, community resources, group facilitation skills; and conflict resolution skills.

Closing date for applications: November 22, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Send applications marked “Confidential” – Competition #2017-CYMH(K) to:

Sarah Martin, Executive Director

Lower Similkameen Community Services Society

720 – 3rd Street

Keremeos, BC  V0X 1N3


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