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If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute your experience, knowledge, and passion in a meaningful way, CLBC is the place for you!

Community Living British Columbia (CLBC) is a Crown corporation responsible for arranging supports and services for adults with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strive to advance the vision of Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities. More than just a job, CLBC is about compassion, commitment, contribution, collaboration and community.

The Role:

As a Behavioural Consultant at CLBC, you will work collaboratively with an inter-professional care team in the provision of person-centred care; including the Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Nurses, and Mental Health Support Workers. You will play a key role in supporting PAC staff and ensuring behavioural interventions/plans are communicated clearly and implemented consistently within PAC. Duties include:

  • completing behavioural assessments
  • developing support plans in conjunction with PAC clinicians
  • supporting front line staff and community team members with behavioural interventions
  • provision educational services/support to community care networks
  • participate in the evaluation of processes and outcomes to ensure ongoing quality of service.
  • in-patient, out-patient, and outreach services may be required

Clients are referred to PAC due to behavioural needs that have become problematic or high risk in the community. PAC completes a 3-month assessment with the primary goal of recommending behavioural support strategies that will increase the quality of life and independence of the client. These strategies are carried forward after discharge by the client's family and/or community care providers.

Shift: This is a great opportunity if you are looking for a work-life balance. This position generally works standard office hours (Monday to Friday) and currently has a flex-time fortnight work schedule.

Location: This role works at the Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC), the designated tertiary care mental health service for individuals aged 14 years and older who have a developmental disability and a concurrent mental illness or behavioural concern. PAC provides multi-disciplinary and specialized inpatient assessment and treatment for dually diagnosed individuals. PAC is located at Healing Spirit House in Coquitlam.

Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in Clinical Counselling/Psychology, Social Work, or other relevant health-related disciplines
  • Certification and registration as a Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA) required
  • Two years of recent experience providing direct behavioural consultation services to youth or adults with a developmental disability or mental illness
  • Eligible for registration with a relevant clinical professional association
  • Preference will be given to those with experience working within mental health and developmental disability services

Travel:
Ability and willingness to drive in winter conditions. Provincial and overnight travel required. Possession of a valid class 5 driver's license and clean driver's abstract. Use of own vehicle on expenses. Transportation arrangements must meet the operational requirements of CLBC.

Benefits: You will receive a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • extended health and dental
  • a BC Public Service Pension plan
  • generous vacation and special leave to help you achieve work/life balance
  • paid parental/adoption leave
  • life insurance, salary protection for sick days, and if needed, long-term disability
  • Wellness supports, including an Employee and Family Assistance Program, and a health and wellness incentive program.
  • Professional development programs provide continuous learning and the opportunity for professional development and skill-building

Additional Info:
This position is posted to fill a vacancy
Term: Regular/Full-time

Classification/Salary: Social Program Officer R27 / Position starts at $72,724 annually

The health and safety of our team and communities is paramount to CLBC. Accordingly, we require anyone joining our team to provide proof of full COVID-19 vaccination.

Closing date: Open until filled

Apply now! Submit a resume and cover letter through our online application system to the attention of Jaimie Willows. Resumes received by other methods will not be considered.

Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act).

Note: An eligibility list for internal candidates may be established. This list is shared with the Labour Management Committee.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.

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