Apply By: Wednesday, July 31, 2019 11:59 pm EDT

PSYCHOLOGIST

Organization:
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Division:
Maplehurst Correctional Complex/Vanier Centre for Women
City:
Milton
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
C09380 - Psychologist 1 (COR)
Salary:
$80,475.20 - $103,292.80 Per Year*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
136534
In compliance with the recently amended OPSEU collective agreement provision, the correct salary range for this position has increased to $1,547.83 - $1,986.45 per week ($80,763 - $103,650 per annum).

Ministry of the Solicitor General is seeking an experienced Psychologist to join its multi-disciplinary team of health care professionals at the Maplehurst Correctional Complex and Vanier Centre for Women.

As a Registered Psychologist, you will be part of a dedicated team in the delivery of individual and group treatment programs, as well as therapy and consulting services. If you are an outstanding professional with a passion for helping others, don't miss this exciting opportunity.

Please note this is a continuous posting ad. The recruitment and selection processes will begin after July 31, 2019. This posting may be extended and available until the position is filled. Please submit your application once only.

The Ontario Public Service (OPS) offers a competitive compensation package, including a defined pension plan. We support career and leadership development, invest in learning opportunities, and recognize team and individual achievements.

To learn more about the compensation package for this position, please visit the Ontario Public Service Employee Union website (www.opseu.org) for a copy of the current collective agreements, and the OPSEU Pension Trust website (www.optrust.com) for information on the pension plan.

Please note: We are accepting applications from individuals interested in permanent, full-time employment or temporary part-time employment (working a minimum of 3 days per week)

What can I expect to do in this role?

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 risk assessment reports to the Ontario Parole Board
• Organize and conduct research and program evaluation projects
• Assist with staff training programs
• Provide consultation and advice to the management team, and respond to inquiries

How do I qualify?

Mandatory Requirement

• You are registered in good standing as a Psychologist in autonomous OR supervised practice in the Province of Ontario

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

• You have demonstrated knowledge of the science and practices of psychology, including psychotherapeutic and assessment techniques to plan, conduct and coordinate services
• You can apply complex treatment techniques, and provide consultation and advice on diagnosis and treatment of offenders
• You have knowledge of forensic psychological theories, practices and procedures

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You can effectively communicate information on assessment approaches, findings, and treatment and rehabilitative activities
• You can use motivational interviewing skills to encourage the use of psychological services with a goal of promoting change
• You can maintain strong working relationships with staff in multi-disciplinary teams and community agencies

Analytical and Organizational Skills

• You can determine the most appropriate diagnostic approach from a range of alternatives
• You can evaluate the effectiveness and efficiency of treatment and rehabilitative programs
• You can use sound judgement when working with highly confidential information and cases

Other Essential Skills

• You can organize and co-ordinate psychological services
• You have knowledge of and experience with program evaluation techniques

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 661 Main St, Milton, Central Region or 655 Martin St, Milton, Central Region, Vulnerable Sector Check, Credit History Check, Local Police Databases Search, PIP/NICHE/RMS
Compensation Group:
Ontario Public Service Employees Union
Schedule:
3-7
Category:
Health and Social Services
Posted on:
Tuesday, June 25, 2019
Note:
  • In accordance with the Ontario Public Service (OPS), Employment Screening Checks Policy (ESCP), the top candidate(s) may be required to undergo a security screening check. Refer to the above to determine the screening checks that are required for this position.

    You will be responsible for obtaining the criminal record check at your own expense and provide it, along with your written consent, to the Transition and Security Office (TSO), Talent Acquisition Branch (TAB), HR Service Delivery Division (HRSDD) to evaluate the results. If applicable, the TSO, with your written consent, will request and obtain any additional employment screening checks that were not obtained directly by you. (Note: If a Vulnerable Sector Screening Check is required, it must also be obtained in person at your local police service).

    A record under the Criminal Code and/or other federal offence record(s) does not automatically mean you will be ineligible for the position. The employment screening check(s) will only be reviewed and evaluated by the TSO for the purpose of making a security clearance decision. The details of an individual's employment screening check(s) will be considered in specific relation to the duties and responsibilities of the position being filled. Employment screening check records will be maintained by the TSO and kept strictly confidential.
  • C-CL-136534/19

How to apply:

  1. You must apply online.
  2. Your cover letter and resume combined should not exceed five (5) pages. For tips and tools on how to write a concise cover letter and resume, review the Writing a Cover Letter and Resume: Tips, Tools and Resources.
  3. Customize your cover letter and resume to the qualifications listed on the job ad. Using concrete examples, you must show how you demonstrated the requirements for this job. We rely on the information you provide to us.
  4. Read the job description to make sure you understand this job.
  5. OPS employees are required to quote their WIN EMPLOYEE ID number when applying.
  6. If you require a disability related accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process, please Contact Us to provide your contact information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours.
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.
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, July 31, 2019 11:59 pm EDT. 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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