Apply By: Thursday, June 17, 2021 11:59 pm EDT
Competition Status: Application Screening

Fewer than thirty individuals applied for this opportunity.

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PSYCHOLOGIST

Organization:
Ministry of the Solicitor General
Division:
Maplehurst Correctional Complex and Vanier Centre for Women
City:
Milton
Job Term:
1 Permanent
Job Code:
C09380 - Psychologist 1 (COR)
Salary:
$1,594.73 - $2,046.63 Per Week*
*Indicates the salary listed as per the OPSEU Collective Agreement.
Posting Status:
Open
Job ID:
164807
Consider Your Next Career with the Ministry of the Solicitor General, Ontario Public Service!

The Ontario Public Service is one of the largest employers in the province, with a wide range of exciting career opportunities. We believe in the core values of trust, fairness, diversity, excellence, creativity, collaboration, efficiency and responsiveness. We invite you to join our teams!

We are seeking a psychological professional to join our dedicated, multi-disciplinary health care team in the delivery of psychological programs and services at the Maplehurst Correctional Complex and Vanier Centre for Women. If you are an outstanding individual with a passion for helping others, don't miss this exciting opportunity!

The salary range for this position is $83,211 to $106,790 per annum.

The Ministry of the Solicitor General offers a comprehensive and competitive compensation package, including:

• A defined benefit pension 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, education and mentorship programs
• Opportunities for career advancement and specialization

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 Employer
• Top Employers for Canadians Under 40

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 or Psychological Associate in the Province of Ontario

Please note: Registered Psychologist or Registered Psychological Associate in supervised practice may be considered if direct supervision can be provided.

Specialized Knowledge and Skills

• You have knowledge of the 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 the application and interpretation of assessment instruments to evaluate intellectual and personality functioning
• You can apply complex treatment techniques, and provide consultation and advice on diagnosis and treatment of offenders
• You have knowledge of forensic psychological assessment tools and techniques
• You have knowledge of program evaluation and research techniques

Communication and Interpersonal Skills

• You can effectively communicate information on assessment approaches, findings, and treatment and rehabilitative activities
• You can maintain strong working relationships with multi-disciplinary team members
• You can conduct therapy and counseling sessions
• You can 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 can provide diagnostic assessments, as well, formulate, deliver and evaluate treatment, crisis intervention and rehabilitation plans and programs

Other Essential Skills

• You can organize, co-ordinate and supervise psychological services

Additional Information:

Address:
  • 1 Permanent, 655 Martin St, Milton, Central Region or 661 Main 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:
Friday, May 21, 2021
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.

    Required security screening checks along with your written consent, will be sent 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.

    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-164807/21
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 Thursday, June 17, 2021 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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