Ministry of Children and Family Development – Mental Health Nurse Consultant

Mental Health Nurse Consultant

 Ministry of Children and Family Development

Victoria, BC

Salary $70,001.77 – $91,880.77 annually



Join a team of professionals dedicated to improving the mental health and wellness of children, youth and families in BC

The Child and Youth Mental Health (CYMH) Program of the Ministry of Children and Family Development (MCFD) provides specialized community-based mental health services to infants, children, youth and their families in BC. This includes services that provide mental health treatment/support, reduce risk, build family and community capacity and resiliency, and focus upon improved performance consistent with evidence-informed practices.

The Mental Health Nurse Consultant functions as a member of a multi-disciplinary mental health policy team. Responsibilities include: development of policies, standards and practice guidelines for the MCFD child and youth mental health program; consultation and support to service delivery and provincial office teams; and policy support for actions within ministry and government strategic plans that support improved child and youth mental health. Our CYMH Policy Branch is situated in a brand new, leading edge building (Capital Park) in beautiful James Bay. Our team is has an excellent reputation for leading high quality policy projects in a positive and supportive team environment.


Qualifications for this role include:

  • RN or RPN;
  • Must be registered or eligible for registration with the College of Registered Nurses of British Columbia;
  • Bachelor’s degree in Nursing or social science field (preference may be given to qualified applicants with a Master’s degree in related field);
  • Minimum five years’ experience in child and youth mental health;
  • Several years’ experience in increasingly responsible positions (e.g., supervision, leading projects/committees);
  • Experience in program planning, implementation and evaluation.
  • Experience in policy development, analysis and/or implementation;



To learn more, including how to apply online by May 22, 2018, please visit: