Nurse 7 (C)
This is an ongoing posting without scheduled closing date. This posting may be open for up to 6 months. Posting closing date will be added to the posting minimum 2 weeks prior to the scheduled closing date. Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis.
An eligibility list may be established.
A great opportunity to an exciting forensic psychiatric nursing career!
Here’s a great opportunity to embark on a rewarding career. Accompanied by a competitive benefits package, you’ll be working with a great team of forensic psychiatric experts. Youth Forensic Psychiatric Services (YFPS) provides inpatient and outpatient Court-ordered and Court-related assessment and treatment services to young persons pursuant to the Youth Criminal Justice Act as well as other relevant federal and provincial statutes. YFPS also provides services to young persons found unfit to stand trial and those found not criminally responsible due to a mental disorder (NCRMD) pursuant to the Criminal Code of Canada.
As a member of this multidisciplinary team, the Community Nurse provides direct care to adolescents with a broad range of mental health and behavioural problems. In this role, you will provide assessment and treatment services to youth including specialized programs for those who may have committed violent or sexual offences, youth who have offended and are experiencing drug and/or alcohol addiction problems, and youth in correctional facilities who are in need of mental health services.
If this position interests you and you meet the required criteria, we look forward to your application.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a 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
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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:
Master’s degree in Nursing preferred; OR Bachelor’s degree in Nursing with a Master’s degree in the field of Human and Social Development (i.e. M.Ed. (Counselling), M.A. (Clinical Psychology, Child and Youth Care) or comparable; or a Bachelor’s degree in nursing with additional certification and or training as evidence of advanced clinical competency.
Two (2) years’ recent experience providing trauma informed acute or community health nursing care/services to clients who have a combination of physical, psychiatric and/or concurrent substance abuse/misuse disorders or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
Must possess and maintain a valid class 5 BC Driver’s licence with no restriction or equivalent (i.e. from another Canadian Province).
Preference may be given to applicants with:
Direct clinical experience working within an adolescent mental health environment.
Recent adolescent forensic mental health experience including responsibility for providing a wide range of outpatient-oriented assessment and treatment services.
Recent, direct multidisciplinary mental health experience working with youth involved in the youth criminal justice act.
Master’s degree in Nursing.
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.
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.
Cover letter required: NO –
Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.
– 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: YES (COMPREHENSIVE)
– As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.
Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you 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 your accountabilities and accomplishments.
Health Services, Social Services