Position: 1 Permanent Full-Time PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATE – Regional Support Associates, Woodstock
Department: Regional Support Associates
Union Affiliate: Non Union
Regional Support Associates, in association with Woodstock General Hospital, offers inter-disciplinary clinical and specialized services informed by our expertise within Behavioural Consultation, Case Management, Psychology, Psychiatry, Primary Health Care, Speech and Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy, Social Work and trauma informed care for people with intellectual disabilities across the Southwest Region of Ontario.
The Psychological Associate will be responsible for the review, assessment, consultation and supervision of treatment interventions for individuals (adults 18 years of age and older) who have developmental disabilities and are experiencing emotional, behavioural or medical difficulties which are beyond the scope of the caregivers to address. The incumbent is expected to offer a range of services with a broad band of health and social services expertise, which has been gained through completion of a graduate degree in psychology and registered, or eligible for registration, with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Clinical challenges will include assessment and diagnosis of cognitive functioning and mental health issues, consultation with individuals, families and agencies along with developing/conducting training and workshops. The Psychologist will also offer consultation and supervision to other non-registered psychology staff and will be expected to work closely with other team members to plan, implement and evaluate treatment and B plans for the individuals receiving services from RSA.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
The successful candidate will possess:
- The Psychological Associate will be a registered member in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario.
- Extensive experience in the field of developmental disabilities in a health care, mental health or social service agency, with strong assessment emphasis.
- Excellent Interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are mandatory, as is demonstrated ability to deal congenially with a variety of people efficiently with minimal supervision
- Successful Candidate possesses the ability to adhere to deadlines and prioritize multiple projects effectively
- Planning of and preparing for presentations and training programs
- Knowledgeable in a variety of computer software applications and automated record keeping
- Demonstrated ability in adherence to client rights, understanding client’s ability to direct care and client confidentiality
- A valid Driver’s License, with a minimum G2 standing, and access to a reliable automobile for extensive travel throughout Southwestern Ontario.7.5
- Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset
- A willingness to learn more about this rewarding, exciting and unique field
Hours of Work: 37.5 Hours Weekly
(Flexibility in schedule to include evenings and weekends as required)
Start Date: JULY 2018
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