Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health – Clinician

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services
Published
March 25, 2024
Location
Fort St. John
Category
Job Type
Experience
Must have relevant experience
Salary Type
Hourly Rate
Salary
$30-38
Country
Canada
Province
British Columbia

Description

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services (Nenan) is seeking a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join our team as an Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health (ICYMH) Clinician. As an integral member of a multi-disciplinary team, the Clinician will provide culturally appropriate therapeutic services and information which enhance the relationships and wellness of children and families who are experiencing significant challenges, in the Treaty 8 lands of Northeastern British Columbia.

The ICYMH Clinician will supervise ICYMH Navigator and ICYMH Support Worker. This position serves the North Peace region and may require travel between Fort St. John and Fort Nelson. Evening and weekend work as required.

Responsibilities:

  • Reviews referrals, conducts intakes and manages client waitlist
  • Conduct mental health assessments, safety plans and develop assessment reports
  • Complete monthly and annual program reports
  • Provide direct clinical services through group work in the areas of parenting, stress management, problem solving, conflict resolution, effective communication, and social skills enhancement
  • Develop, implement, monitor, and evaluate treatment plans relative to support and education regarding the mental health concern identified.
  • Maintains clinical/client records and administrative records/stats
  • Maintains and promotes working relationships with community professionals
  • Assist Indigenous families to navigate the existing health and social service network of care by linking Indigenous children, youth, families and communities with the Child and Youth Mental Health community, and community personnel such as band social workers, on-reserve health directors, and Indigenous addiction workers
  • Lead ongoing planning, development, and evaluation of prevention services
  • Lead the planning and delivery of prevention, early intervention, and risk reduction programs
  • Engage community members and promote Indigenous Child & Youth Mental Health services.
  • Other duties as required.

Salary Range: based off education and experience

We pay for a portion of your benefits, offer annual incentives, and offer paid training opportunities (by that we mean that we will pay for one training per year. Through covering the travel and the fees).

In addition we are a family oriented organization and offer a hybrid office through one work from home day a week.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent. Benefits and pension are offered upon completion of probation period.

Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities
  • Knowledge and experience working within northern and rural communities
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge and relationships with natural partners and supports in the communities
  • Comfortable with conducting both Psycho-educational and treatment focused group sessions to various ages
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • The ability to manage and support a team
  • Ability to communicate effectively, with children and their families, educational personnel, child protection social workers and resource workers, service providers, colleagues, physician, and other health care staff, both one-on-one and in group settings.

Education and Experience:

  • Clinical/Applied Psychology; Master of Educational Counseling; Masters of Arts (Clinical Psychology); Master in Child and Youth Care; Master of Social work; Registered Nurse with BA in Nursing.
  • 2 or more years experience in providing clinical counselling services in are of Child and Youth Mental Health
  • Awareness of Indigenous culture and issues affecting Indigenous families and communities
  • Knowledge and experience working within northern and rural communities
  • Develop and maintain working knowledge and relationships with natural partners and supports in the communities
  • Comfortable with conducting both Psycho-educational and treatment focused group sessions to various ages
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong collaboration skills
  • The ability to work independently and in a team
  • A valid BC class 5 driver’s license and criminal record check are mandatory
  • Criminal Record Check will be required.

How to Apply

We will be accepting applications for Indigenous Child and Youth Mental Health - Clinician position until filled.

Interested candidates, please submit cover letter and resume to:

Executive Director

Nenan Dane zaa Deh Zona Family Services

10615 – 102 St., Fort St. John, BC, V1J 5L3

Fax: 250 787 2152 email: agreyeyes@nenan.ca

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