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Psychologist - Inventory

Reference number: PEN23J-123996-000013
Selection process number: 2023-PEN-EA-PRA-182181
Correctional Service Canada - Health Services- Prairie Region
Drumheller (Alberta), Edmonton (Alberta), Grande Cache (Alberta), Innisfail (Alberta), Stony Mountain (Manitoba), Prince Albert (Saskatchewan), Regina (Saskatchewan), Saskatoon (Saskatchewan)
PS-03
$85,917 to $100,165 (Plus a terminable allowance [master - $6,000, doctorate – $12,000] and a Correctional Service Specific Duty Allowance of $2,000 per year. These allowances are subject to change, modification or revocation, with notice.)

For further information on the organization, please visit Correctional Service Canada

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Closing date: 19 June 2024 - 23:59, Pacific Time

Who can apply: Persons residing in Canada, and Canadian citizens and Permanent residents abroad.

Important messages

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.

Assessment accommodation

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.

Work environment

The CSC is hiring licenced Psychologists.

As a Psychologist within our department, you will work as an autonomous health provider in a dynamic, evidence-based multidisciplinary practice offering essential psychological services to a diverse patient profile. We need you for important work at our facilities in the Prairie Region located in urban, semi-urban and rural locations in Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba. You will be called on to address the mental health needs of offenders and services related to their reintegration into society. Our team of over 300 Psychologists is world-renowned for their contributions to correctional research.

In addition to the exciting work available, we offer an excellent benefit package, promote a healthy workforce with continuous wellness initiatives, and encourage ongoing professional development aligned with priority initiatives. Furthermore, the structure of the organization supports a culture of career advancement and mobility opportunities

We encourage diversity and welcome you to apply!

Intent of the process

The CSC will periodically access the applications received and contact applicants selected for further assessment based on the needs of the region or institution. It is therefore important for candidates to indicate all the locations for which they are interested and registered to work in.

Once you have submitted your application, please contact Ashley Tokarchuk, Health Services Recruitment & Retention Project Officer, by email at Ashley.Tokarchuk@csc-scc.gc.ca to arrange an evaluation.

The candidate qualified pool resulting from this selection process may be used to staff similar positions on an indeterminate (anticipatory), term, or casual basis.

Positions to be filled: Number to be determined

Information you must provide

Your résumé.

Contact information for 2 references.

In order to be considered, your application must clearly explain how you meet the following (essential qualifications)

EDUCATION
Graduation with a master’s degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in clinical, forensic or counseling psychology.

Degree equivalency

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION
Registered/Licensed as a Psychologist for autonomous practice by a provincial registering/licensing body.

EXPERIENCE
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.

If you possess any of the following, your application must also clearly explain how you meet it (other qualifications)

EDUCATION
Doctorate from a recognized post-secondary institution with acceptable specialization in clinical, forensic or counseling psychology.

Degree equivalency

OCCUPATIONAL CERTIFICATION
Registration for autonomous practice of psychology by the provincial registering/ licensing body in the province of practice.

EXPERIENCE
Experience in the provision of psychological services in forensic/correctional settings.
Experience in providing psychological services to diverse population.
Experience in providing culturally sensitive interventions.
Experience diagnosing mental disorders.

The following will be applied / assessed at a later date (essential for the job)

English essential

Information on language requirements

COMPENTENCIES
Demonstrating Integrity and respect.
Thinking things through.
Working effectively with others.
Showing initiative and being action-oriented.
Effective communication

The following may be applied / assessed at a later date (may be needed for the job)

KNOWLEDGE
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 Indigenous history.
Knowledge of trauma informed and client centered principles and practices.

Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women

Information on employment equity

ORAGANIZATIONAL NEEDS
To support employment equity objectives, increased representation of employment equity groups.
To support diversity and inclusion, increased representation of a member of an equity-seeking group.
To meet business objectives, increased representation of a member of an equity-seeking group.

Conditions of employment

Reliability Status security clearance

Other information

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

For this selection process, we will communicate with you by email. You must provide a valid email address to which you wish to receive communication regarding this selection process. It is your responsibility to inform of any change of address, telephone number and / or email address. You must ensure to check/view your email accounts including spam, promotion or other folders regularly as there may be a deadline for responses. Candidates who respond past the deadline risk being removed from the selection process.

Reference checks may be sought.

An interview may be administered.

Persons are entitled to participate in the appointment process in the official language(s) of their choice.

Preference

Preference will be given to veterans first and then to Canadian citizens and permanent residents, 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.

Contact information

Ashley Tokarchuk, Health Services, Recruitment & Retention Project Officer Front-Line Planning and Recruitment (FLR) - HR
Ashley.Tokarchuk@csc-scc.gc.ca
FLR-RPLHS.GEN-NAT@CSC-SCC.GC.CA
Date modified:
2024-05-09