Psychologist

Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services
Thunder Bay, ON

Want a truly enriching career?
PSYCHOLOGIST
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 multidisciplinary team at the Ministry of
Community Safety and Correctional Services’ Thunder Bay Correctional Centre.
Location: 2351 Hwy. 61, Thunder Bay.
To qualify for this position, you must be a Registered Psychologist in Ontario in
autonomous practice; OR a Registered Psychologist in Ontario requiring supervision
for Correctional/Forensic practice; OR eligible for Registration/Supervised Practice for
Correctional/Forensic practice. In addition, you will have demonstrated knowledge
of professional standards of practice; demonstrated knowledge of the theory and
practices of psychology, including current rehabilitative, treatment and assessment
techniques; knowledge of forensic psychological assessment tools and techniques;
proven knowledge of the application and interpretation of assessment instruments to
evaluate intellectual and personality functioning; demonstrated knowledge of program
evaluation and research techniques to evaluate program effectiveness and to develop
and conduct research projects; and knowledge of computer programs to operate
Windows-based applications and software. This position also requires demonstrated
interpersonal skills to maintain strong working relationships with multidisciplinary
team members; demonstrated skills in communicating information and conducting
therapy and counselling sessions; demonstrated ability to assist in professional
supervision of placement students and participate in staff training; skill in making
diagnoses and recommending appropriate treatment interventions; proven analytical
and problem-solving skills to provide diagnostic assessments, and formulate, deliver
and evaluate treatment, crisis intervention and rehabilitation plans and programs; and
the ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation (e.g., Psychology Act, Regulated
Health Professions Act, Personal Health Information Protection Act, and Health Care
Consent Act).
This position requires Enhanced Screening Checks: CPIC, VSS, PIP, Niche/RMS,
and Credit. A Canadian Police Information Centre (CPIC) check is required for the
successful candidate.
Salary Range: $1,628.18 - $2,129.68 per week
For full position details, please visit www.ontario.ca/careers. Please apply online,
quoting Job ID 112136, by Thursday, October 19, 2017. Please follow the instructions
to submit your application. Faxes are not being accepted at this time.
If you require accommodation in order to participate in the recruitment process,
please contact us at www.gojobs.gov.on.ca/ContactUs.aspx to provide your contact
information. Recruitment Services staff will contact you within 48 hours. Only those
applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.
The Ontario Public Service is an inclusive employer. Accommodation will be provided in
accordance with Ontario’s Human Rights Code.
ontario.ca/careers