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The Children and Youth with Complex Care Needs (CYCCN) is a program of Provincial Services Division of the Ministry of Children and Family Development. The CYCCN Provincial Tertiary and Secondary facilities and Outreach Program provides residential, non-residential, outreach and ancillary services through intervention and stabilization plans for children and youth with Complex Care Needs. The CYCCN target population consists of children and youth in British Columbia in the care of the Director under Child and Family Community Services Act (CFCSA) with significant behavioral, developmental, trauma related as well as psychiatric difficulties, ages 7-18 who require significant intervention and are unable to reside in community or home. Additional services include community consultation services, training/capacity building opportunities and ongoing sharing of current literature. Through a multi-disciplinary approach, our objective is to collaboratively enhance the capacity of communities to stabilize and build capacity employing Complex Care Intervention plans for these challenging children and youth through a closer to home focus.
Under the direct clinical supervision of a CYCCN Shift Supervisor and Team lead with CYCCN clinical expertise and as appropriate, the clinical direction of the Child Case Worker works as a member of a multi-disciplinary Residential Care Stabilization and Intervention Team.
In coordination with the CYCCN Outreach Clinician and/or the Program Psychologist and other agency professionals as well as community agencies and professionals, this position provides a range of treatment services, including: behavioral stabilization and intervention (using Applied Behavioral Analysis) and provide as needed education to children, youth and families; liaison with community agencies, schools, hospitals, and other MCFD programs; involvement in transition from Residential Stabilization program to community settings will provide community education, development and coordination for successful Discharge and transition to community settings and other intervention programs.
If you are ready to embark on a new career opportunity – please consider this rewarding career with the BC Public Service!
- Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Social Work or Child and Youth Care or a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology or a comparable Degree at the Bachelor's level or higher
- NOTE: If your degree was obtained outside of Canada, you need to confirm it has been assessed for equivalency through the International Credential Evaluation Services (ICES). You must provide a basic report by the closing date of this posting to be considered. Confirmation for equivalency for your degree is required for you to be considered. Please indicate in your resume (include a copy of the approval; if in progress), proof must be provided on or by the closing date of the posting).
- Minimum one (1) year recent (gained in the past five (5) years) experience working in a clinical capacity in a school or hospital setting, ministry or resource setting or a contracted clinical service.
- Minimum of six (6) months recent (gained in the past five (5) years) experience in a residential care setting.
- Experience working with children and youth with intellectual disability with varying degrees of ability.
- Experience working directly with youth who have challenging behaviour, including violence and aggression.
- Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver’s licence with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province). NOTE: If you currently have a valid Driver's Licence in Canada, you must acquire a valid Class 5 BC Driver's Licence immediately.
Preferences may be given to applicants with the following:
- More than one (1) year recent (gained in the past five (5) years) experience working in a clinical capacity in a school or hospital setting, ministry or resource setting or a contracted clinical service.
- Applicants who identify as Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) with the required combination of education and experience.
Please refer to the Job Profile for the full list of willingness/ proviso requirements.
For questions regarding this position, please contact [email protected]
About this Position:
There are multiple vacancies available:
- One (1) regular part time (0.6 FTE, 42 hours biweekly)
- Three (3) full time temporary opportunities to August 2024.
- Five (5) As and When temporary opportunities available until August 2024, that may be extended. Board and lodging and relocation expenses do not apply.
- Shift durations range from 3.5 hours to 12 hours, up to 70 hours bi-weekly.
- Notice for shifts will be given at pre-established call-out times each day.
- We are looking for applicants who have unrestricted availability but may accept limited hours of availability.
These positions have full time on-site requirements.
An eligibility list may be established to fill future part-time, full-time temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.
Working for the BC Public Service:
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.
The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact [email protected] or 778-405-3452.
The BC Public Service is an award winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer.
How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements list above.
Cover letter required: NO - Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
Resume required: YES - A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.
Questionnaire: YES - You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.
Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail [email protected], before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.
The Hospital And Community (Health Care And Other Services) Covid-19 Vaccination Status Information And Preventive Measures Public Health Order defines vaccination requirements in health care locations and where public service staff interact with certain heath care locations. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required for positions that fall under this Public Health Order. Applicants with questions about vaccination requirements for specific positions should reach out to the hiring manager identified in the job posting.
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 at the bottom of the posting.
Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.