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Psychologist 2-Repost

Requisition ID: 41063 

Position Number: 20062031

Posting End Date: Open Until Filled

City: Winnipeg

Site: Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre

Work Location: 170 Doncaster Street

Department / Unit: Youth Forensic Service 

Job Stream: Clinical 

Union: Exempt-OT

Anticipated Start Date: ASAP

FTE: 1.00 

Anticipated Shift: Days

Daily Hours Worked: 7.50

Annual Base Hours: 1950

 

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Position Overview

Manitoba Adolescent Treatment Centre (MATC) is a Winnipeg Regional Health Authority (WRHA) site for Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services. MATC provides a full continuum of mental health services to children and youth with mental health and/or emotional disorders, and their families. See www.matc.ca for more information about services. Youth Forensic Services provides clinical services including assessment and treatment to youth involved in the criminal justice system, both for those in custody and within the community.

 

Reports to the Director of Psychology. Responsibilities include a significant focus on services to youth involved in the criminal justice system, including court-ordered assessment related to psycho-diagnostic issues, bail, probation and sentencing decisions, as well as treatment services. Clients are those both in a custodial setting as well as in the community. Additional areas of responsibility include psychological assessment and treatment to children and youth regarding a range of mental health/emotional/behavioural issues; consultation with internal and external systems; working within multi-disciplinary teams; consultation/supervision to students/staff as appropriate.

 

MATC Psychologists receive Medical Staff Privileges through the WRHA’s Clinical Health Psychology Program. Attractive compensation package consistent with WRHA Clinical Health Psychology scale.

Experience
  • Education, training and clinical experience in diagnostic evaluation and cognitive assessment of children/youth including the administration and interpretation of standardized child/youth psychological tests and measures
  • Education, training and experience in evidence-based psychological treatment for children/youth with a wide range of emotional/mental health problems
  • Interest / experience / training in providing treatment/assessment within a forensic setting, including conducting formal risk assessments, is preferred
  • Experience working with diverse cultural backgrounds is an asset.
  • Experience in working with individuals who have experienced significant trauma an asset
Education (Degree/Diploma/Certificate)
  • Doctoral Degree (Ph D or PsyD) in Clinical Psychology from a CPA or APA-accredited doctoral program
  • Successful completion of a CPA or APA accredited internship/residency in Clinical Psychology
  • Completion of a Forensic specialty an asset
  • Registered (or eligible for Registration) for full independent practice as a C. Psych. by the Psychological Association of Manitoba
  • Supervision will be provided for individuals at the C.Psych. Candidate level until fully registered
Qualifications and Skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and inter-professional teamwork skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication
  • Flexible and excels in efficiency in completing time-sensitive court-ordered assessments
  • Position is subject to security clearance requirements for Manitoba Justice. Will be responsible for any service charges incurred

 

Salary commensurate with education and qualifications.

 

This position requires a current satisfactory Criminal Records Check (including Vulnerable Sector Search), Child Abuse Registry Check and Adult Abuse Registry Check as conditions of employment. The successful candidate will be responsible for any service charges incurred. A security check is considered current if it was obtained no more than six (6) months prior to the start of employment.

 

Please note that an employee is not permitted to hold two or more positions across the WRHA legal entity that combine to equal more than 1.0 EFT. The WRHA legal entity includes Churchill Health Centre, Deer Lodge Centre, Grace Hospital, Middlechurch Home of Winnipeg, Pan Am Clinic, River Park Gardens, Victoria General Hospital, WRHA corporate programs, and WRHA community health services.

 

Interviewed candidates may be called upon to participate in a skills assessment.

 

Any application received after the closing time will not be included in the competition.