The Mental Health Review Board is recruiting a Child & Youth Navigator

The Navigator is a newly established position supporting the Mental Health Review Board’s new hearing process for children and youth. The Navigator will provide a relationship-based and support-based approach to assisting child and youth in the new hearing process. This approach will require building trust and respect in order to fully assess the applicants’ needs and interests. The Navigator will be a key resource for implementing and communicating the new hearing process as well as monitoring its success, implementing improvements, and coordinating specific training for Board members and staff.

The role of the Navigator requires working with children and youth who are involuntarily detained in a mental health facility or hospital.  Sensitivity, cultural humility, understanding of trauma, good judgement, excellent communication skills and tact are essential for this work.

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All applications must be submitted on the BC government job site.  Do not send applications to MHRB website or MHRB email address.