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As positions become available, applicants who meet the qualifications may be contacted for further assessment.
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The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is hiring Psychologists and will challenge you like no other organization in Canada.
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, we offer an excellent benefit package, the potential for flexible work arrangements and encourage continuing learning.
We encourage diversity and welcome you to apply!
Intent of the process
Employment Tenure : A qualified pool of candidates will be established and may be used to staff positions of various tenures including permanent, temporary, casual.
Positions to be filled : Number to be determined
A covering letter in 5,000 words (maximum)
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 post-secondary institution 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)
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 post-secondary institution 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.
Selection may be limited to members of the following Employment Equity groups : Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, visible minorities, women
Conditions of employment
Reliability Status security clearance
The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a skilled, diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages candidates to indicate voluntarily on their application if they are .
The Public Service of Canada is also committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection processes and work environments.
If contacted in relation to a job opportunity or testing, you should advise the Public Service Commission or the departmental official in a timely fashion of the accommodation measures which must be taken to enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.
Information received relating to accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.