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Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Thunder Bay Correctional Centre
Thunder Bay
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
09382 - Psychologist 2
$1,652.60 - $2,161.63 Per Week* Amended salary information noted under Job ID.
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Job ID:
Are you looking for an opportunity to showcase your expertise in psychology and make a difference in people's lives? Consider this challenging and dynamic opportunity to work as part of a terrific multi-disciplinary team at the Thunder Bay Correctional Centre.

The correct salary range for this position is $1,628.18 to $2129.68 per hour in compliance with current OPSEU collective agreement provisions.

Please note job ad has been extended to close on November 21, 2017.

The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package including:

• A defined benefit package plan
• Maternity and parental leave top-up benefits
• A comprehensive health and dental plan
• Life and disability insurance
• A progressive work environment that promotes work/life balance
• Flexible learning and developmental opportunities including online, training and mentorship programs
• Opportunities for career advance and specialization through a wide range of career fields

The Ontario Public Service has been chosen as one of:

• Canada's Top 100 Employers
• Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers
• Canada's Best Diversity Employers
• Canada's Greenest Employers
• Top Employers for Canadians Under 40

What can I expect to do in this role?

You will:

• provide a wide variety of psychological services related to the diagnosis, treatment, assessment and evaluation of offenders
• facilitate psychological rehabilitation, conduct therapy and, administer, evaluate and interpret psychological tests
• provide consultation and advice to the management team
• organize and conduct research and program evaluation projects
• assist in staff training

How do I qualify?

Mandatory Requirement:

You are:
• A Registered Psychologist in Ontario in autonomous practise OR
• A Registered Psychologist in Ontario requiring supervision for Correctional/Forensic practise OR
• Eligible for Registration/Supervised Practise for Correctional/Forensic practise

Specialized Skills:

• You have demonstrated knowledge of professional standards of practice
• You have demonstrated knowledge of the theory and practices of psychology, including current rehabilitative, treatment and assessment techniques
• You have knowledge of forensic psychological assessment tools and techniques
• You have proven knowledge of the application and interpretation of assessment instruments to evaluate intellectual and personality functioning
• You have demonstrated knowledge of program evaluation and research techniques to evaluate program effectiveness and develop and conduct research projects
• You have knowledge of computer programs to operate Windows based applications and software

Communication and Interpersonal Skills:

• You have demonstrated interpersonal skills to maintain strong working relationships with multidisciplinary team members
• You have demonstrated skills in communicating information and conducting therapy and counseling sessions
• You have demonstrated ability to assist in professional supervision of placement students and participate in staff training

Analytical and Problem Solving Skills:

• You are skilled in making diagnoses and recommending appropriate treatment interventions
• You have proven analytical and problem solving skills to provide diagnostic assessments, formulate, deliver and evaluate treatment, crisis intervention and rehabilitation plans and programs
• You have the ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation (e.g. the Psychology Act, Regulated Health Professions Act, the Personal Health Information Protection Act, the Health Care Consent Act)

Additional Information:

  • 1 Permanent, 2351 Hwy 61, Thunder Bay, North Region, Enhanced - CPIC, VSS, PIP, Niche/RMS, Credit
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Health and Social Services
Posted on:
Wednesday, September 27, 2017
  • A Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) check is required for the successful candidate.
  • N-CL-112136/17
Please be advised that the results of this competition may be used to form an eligibility list of qualified candidates to potentially fill future vacancies represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU). In accordance with the Collective Agreement, eligibility lists are shared with OPSEU representatives. By applying to this competition, you are providing consent that your name may be shared with OPSEU representatives.
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Remember: The deadline to apply is Tuesday, November 21, 2017 11:59 pm EST. Late applications will not be accepted.

We thank you for your interest. Only those selected for further screening or an interview will be contacted.

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