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Job Number:  44473
Mental Health Clinician/Behavioural Consultant - 2018.083
Job Posted: Wednesday, 9 May 2018
Closing Date: Thursday, 24 May 2018
(82 days ago)
Community Living BC
Region: Vancouver & Lower Mainland Type: Full time
Location: Burnaby Salary: Social Program Officer R27 / $67,418 annually

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


Community Living British Columbia [CLBC] is a crown corporation responsible for arranging support and services to individuals with developmental disabilities and their families. CLBC staff strives to live its vision of ‘Lives filled with possibilities in welcoming communities’. More than just a job, your work at CLBC is about compassion, collaboration, and community, and contributes to people’s quality of life.


The Provincial Assessment Centre (PAC) is a designated mental health facility serving clients with intellectual disabilities and concurrent psychiatric, psychological and or behavioral issues.  PAC provides short term assessment and treatment to support client care needs and quality of life.   


The Role:

We are looking for someone with experience creating and implementing behavioural support and safety plans for youth and adults with developmental disabilities or similar cognitive challenges.  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 a primary goal of recommending behavioural support strategies that will increase quality of life and independence for the client.  These strategies are carried forward after discharge by the client’s family and/or community care providers. 


As the Behavioural Consultant, you will work collaboratively with an inter-professional care team in the provision of person-centered care.  The Behavioural Consultant works closely with the PAC Psychologist, Psychiatrist, Occupational Therapist, Nurses, and Mental Health Support Workers. 


The Behavioural Consultant plays a key role in supporting PAC staff and ensuring behavioural interventions/plans are communicated clearly and implemented consistently within PAC. 


Duties include supporting clients with applied behavioural analysis/behavioural intervention, completing assessments, supporting team members with behavioural interventions, and provision of educational services/support to community care networks. This position participates in the evaluation of process and outcomes to ensure on-going quality of service. Duties may include in-patient, out-patient, and outreach services. 


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



  • Master's (MA) Degree in Clinical Counselling/Psychology, Social Work, or other relevant health related discipline.
  • Certification and registration as Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA).
  • Two (2) years recent experience providing direct behavioural consultation services youth or adults with developmental disability or mental illness.
  • Eligible for registration with relevant clinical professional association.
  • Preference will be given to those with experience working within mental health and developmental disability services.



Possession of a valid class 5 Drivers license and clean driver’s abstract.  Use of own vehicle on expenses. Ability and willingness to drive in winter conditions. Provincial and overnight travel required.

Transportation arrangements must meet operational requirements of CLBC.


Successful applicants are subject to a Criminal Record Check (Criminal Records Review Act) and are required to provide a clean Driver’s Abstract. 


We thank all applicants in advance; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Community Living BC is an equal opportunity employer.


How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested applicants are encouraged to e-mail a resume and a cover letter by the closing date, quoting competition #2018.081 in the subject line, to Jaimie Willows at CLBC.HumanR
Contact Details:
Jaimie Willows
Community Living British Columbia
7-1200 West 73rd Avenue
Vancouver, BC, V6P 6G5

www:   www.communitylivingbc.ca

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