Ontario Public Service Careers - Job Preview
Apply By: Wednesday, December 12, 2012 11:59 pm EST Print this pagePRINT

Competition Status: Position Filled

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

We have completed the recruitment process and successfully hired the top candidate into the position.

To look for other job opportunities that match your skills and experience go to Job Search. You may also subscribe to our Job Alert service to receive emails when new jobs open up that match your determined search criteria.

Thank you for your interest in the Ontario Public Service.

Organization:    Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:    Central East Correctional Centre
City:    Lindsay
Job Term:    1 Permanent
Job Code:    9380 - Psychologist 1
Salary:    $1,474.27 - $1,892.04 Per Week*
Posting Status:    Open
Job ID:    48580
 View Job DescriptionView Job Description

Are you a registered Psychologist interested in living in the beautiful Kawartha region, with a wide variety of housing options and many year-round recreational activities? This 1,200 bed facility will give you interesting challenges working with concurrent disorders and multiple programming as part of a terrific multi-disciplinary team.

What can I expect to do in this role?

Your role will include:

• Providing varied psychological services in this correctional facility;
• Performing clinical duties;
• Facilitating offender psychological rehabilitation;
• Providing consultation and advice to the institutional management team;
• Organizing and conducting research and program evaluation projects;
• Communicating with supervising psychologist, health care professionals in other disciplines, community agencies, offenders, their families and advocates.

How do I qualify?

The successful candidate must be registered as a Psychologist in the Province of Ontario, with a minimum requirement of 'registered with supervised practice'.

Your skills, knowledge and abilities will include:
• Demonstrated knowledge of science and practices of psychology, including psychotherapeutic and assessment techniques, to plan, conduct and coordinate services;
• Ability to apply complex treatment techniques and provide consultation and advice on diagnosis and treatment of offenders;
• Knowledge of forensic psychological theories, practices and procedures;
• Oral and written communication skills to communicate information regarding assessment approaches, findings and treatment/rehabilitative activities;
• Knowledge of program evaluation techniques;
• Analytical skills to determine most appropriate diagnostic approaches from a range of alternatives;
• Ability to organize, co-ordinate and supervise psychological services;
• Diplomacy, tact and ability to gain confidence of clients, staff and supervisor.

Additional information:

  • 1 Permanent - Full Time, 541 Hwy 36 Rr 1, CENTRAL EAST CORR. COMPLEX, Lindsay, East Region, Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) Screening Requirement
Compensation Group:   Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:   3.7
Category:   Health and Social Services
Posted on:   Wednesday, November 28, 2012
  • The successful candidate will be required to undergo a satisfactory criminal reference check prior to the commencement of employment.
All external applicants (including former employees of the Ontario Public Service) applying to a competition in a ministry or Commission public body must disclose (either in the cover letter or resume) previous employment with the Ontario Public Service. Disclosure must include positions held, dates of employment and any active restrictions as applicable from being rehired by the Ontario Public Service. Active restrictions can include time and/or ministry-specific restrictions currently in force, and may preclude a former employee from being offered a position with the Ontario Public Service for a specific time period (e.g. one year), or from being offered a position with a specific ministry (either for a pre-determined time period or indefinitely). The circumstances around an employee's exit will be considered prior to an offer of employment.
Remember: The deadline to apply is Wednesday, December 12, 2012 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.

Job advertisements for positions that have been designated bilingual will be provided in both English and French on the website. Positions that are not designated bilingual are not translated and are displayed in English only on both the English and French versions of the website.

Les annonces d'emploi pour les postes désignés bilingues sont publiées en anglais et en français sur le site Web. Les annonces pour les postes qui ne sont pas désignés bilingues ne sont pas traduites et elles figurent en anglais seulement, tant dans la version française que dans la version anglaise du site.

The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer.
Accommodation is available under the Ontario Human Rights Code.

Note: The only website where you can apply on-line for positions with the Ontario Public Service is http://www.gojobs.gov.on.ca

*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Canada's Top 100 Employers Greater Toronto's Top Employers Canada's Top Family-Friendly Employers Canada's Best Diversity Employers Top Employers for Canadians Over 40 Canada's Greenest Employers Canada's Top Employers for Young People