Correctional Service Canada
Campbellford (Ontario), Gravenhurst (Ontario), Kingston (Ontario), Kitchener (Ontario)
PS-03 - Psychologist
Assignment, Deployment, Indeterminate - Acting, Term, Casual
$78,586 to $91,620 (Plus Terminable Allowances-Doctorial Level $12,000 annually, Masters Level $6,000)
For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada
Closing date: 30 December 2020 - 23:59, Pacific Time
Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada and Canadian citizens residing abroad.
We are committed to providing an inclusive and barrier-free work environment, starting with the hiring process. If you need to be accommodated during any phase of the evaluation process, please use the Contact information below to request specialized accommodation. All information received in relation to accommodation will be kept confidential.
When you apply to this selection process, you are not applying for a specific job, but to an inventory for future vacancies. As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
Positions to be filled: Number to be determined
Information you must provide
A covering letter in 1,000 words (maximum) "Candidates must submit a cover letter which clearly demonstrates how they meet EACH of the ESSENTIAL qualifications listed under EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE by using the criteria as a header and then write one or two paragraphs demonstrating HOW they meet the required education and experience. You must meet all essential qualifications in order to be appointed to the position. Other qualifications may be a deciding factor in choosing the person to be appointed. Some essential and other qualifications will be assessed through your application. It is your responsibility to provide appropriate examples that illustrate how you meet each qualification. Failing to do so could result in your application being rejected."
In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)
Graduation with a master's degree from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in clinical, forensic or counseling psychology. Specific coursework at the graduate level in one or more of the following areas: abnormal behaviour/psychopathology, psychological assessment, and/or psychological interventions.
Registration for autonomous practice of psychology by a provincial or territorial registering/licensing body in Canada.
Experience in the provision of psychological services (including mental health services), such as assessment, counseling or other psychological services with adults, either to groups or individuals.
The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)
Various language requirements
Information on language requirements
Knowledge of ethical principles guiding the professional practice of psychology.
Knowledge of principles and applications of psychological services (including mental health services), such as assessment, treatment, programs and crisis intervention.
Ability to provide psychological services (including mental health services), such as assessment, treatment, programs and crisis intervention.
Ability to communicate effectively orally.
Ability to communicate effectively in writing.
Effective interpersonal relations
The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)
Doctorate from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in clinical, forensic or counseling psychology.
Registration for autonomous practice of psychology by the provincial registering/
licensing body in the province of practice.
Experience in the provision of psychological services in forensic/correctional settings.
Knowledge of the Correctional Service of Canada, the Criminal Justice System and its legislative basis, and the relevant provincial legislation governing mental health and the practice of psychology.
Knowledge of contemporary Canadian Aboriginal issues.
Ability to diagnose mental disorders.
Ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment.
Ability to work under pressure.
Ability to solve problems.
Ability to manage own time.
Desire to learn and change
Focus on results
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce that reflects the Canadians we serve. We promote employment equity and encourage you to indicate if you belong to one of the designated groups when you apply.
Information on employment equity
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You must provide proof of your education credentials.
Candidates must meet the essential qualifications to be appointed to a position.
Candidates may be required to meet the asset qualifications, depending on the
requirements of the specific position being staffed. If you meet them, please
demonstrate in your application.
Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language
of their choice. Applicants are asked to indicate their preferred official language in
Preference will be given to veterans and to Canadian citizens, in that order, with the exception of a job located in Nunavut, where Nunavut Inuit will be appointed first.
Information on the preference to veterans
We thank all those who apply. Only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.