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Job Title:
MSW, Psych Psychological Associate-TFT

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

                                                                                Ref# 19OPP051R1

                                1 ‑ Temporary Full Time (.8) ‑ MSW, Psych Psychological Associate

                                                                 Assertive Community Treatment





It is a condition of this posting that your home unit can accommodate your temporary absence in the event

you are successful.




Reporting to the Manager   Adult Mental Health Services, the Psychological Associate will be responsible for

providing a full scope of psychological services to clients with acute and chronic psychiatric illness within an acute

mental health inpatient unit. The Psychological Associate will conduct and/or supervise psychological assessments 

and provide individual and group psychological treatment within an adult and adolescent population. Treatment focus

will be brief models of therapy. The incumbent would also provide consultation to other members of the team as

required and contribute to the Health Sciences Centre's commitment to research and academics including providing

clinical supervision to learners.



*  Documentation of registration or eligibility for registration as a Psychological Associate with the College of

Psychologists of Ontario (CPO) prior to commencing employment (required)

*  Able to obtain declared competency for Assessment/Evaluation and Intervention/Consultation in Clinical

Psychology for Adults

*  Demonstrated competencies in consultation and leadership in an interprofessional treatment team context in


*  Evidence of prior practice in adult clinical psychology (preferred)

*  Experience providing CBT for psychosis counseling for individuals with serious mental illness (preferred)

*  Evidence of competency and innovation in treatment program design and evaluation of treatment outcomes

*  Ability to work flexibly in an interprofessional team setting, facilitate group sessions and work in an office/

community based setting

*  Demonstrated knowledge of the Mental Health Act, Health Care Consent Act and Substitute Decision Act



Salary Range:  $38.630 to 49.230



The Health Sciences Centre strives to ensure the safety and security of the patients, visitors, employees and assets

financial and otherwise.  As one tool in the recruitment screening process, all offers of employment to external

candidates shall be conditional upon a satisfactory Vulnerable Sector Check (VSC) to ensure the absence of relevant

criminal convictions.



The Health Sciences Centre (HSC) is committed to delivering healthcare in a manner that is consistent with Patient

and Family Centred Care.  Applicants are required to have a demonstrated knowledge, understanding and

commitment to this care philosophy.


Candidates will have demonstrated adherence to the Hospital's Code of Conduct.  Regular attendance at work is

imperative, therefore, all applicants will have to demonstrate a good attendance record to be considered for this



We are an equal opportunity employer.  Upon request, accommodations due to a disability are available throughout

the selection process.  Additionally we are identified as an English/French speaking health sciences centre and

encourage bilingual candidates to apply.



If there are no qualified applicants for the above position, the Hospital may, at their discretion, train unqualified




Internal applicants may apply via the job posting page on the iNtranet.  External applicants must apply through our




Posted:  January 6, 2020