Fifty (50) week contract; full-time (possibility of long-term employment)
Six (6) month probationary period
KSCS is looking for a highly skilled professional, who is a team player, flexible, approachable and open to working in a variety of capacities in delivering psychological services for the Kahnawake community. The Clinical Psychologist applies an in-depth knowledge of learned skills and practices to manage activities or projects. This position requires a valid membership of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec.
- Receive clients, conduct interviews, screenings, and assessments and coordinate psychological services for clients;
- Develop recommendations, create service plans and make referrals for all clients to appropriate resources;
- Coordinate, oversee and monitor all off-reserve psychological and psychiatric referrals;
- Perform psychological evaluations and assessments for children, adolescents, adults, elderly and couples;
- Evaluate and assess designated clients including court ordered assessments and crisis management;
- Administer tests to clients including intellectual, emotional and personality aspects;
- Identify needs and trends with respect to clients’ evaluations and testing;
- Provide psychological expertise and support in the management of the program;
- Develop and maintain a resource network of psychologists to support the needs of the community;
- Maintain continued learning and training with respect to theoretical orientations, new DSM diagnoses, and revised code of ethics;
- Develop psychological tools to help establish and maintain a data base on the clients and types of services provided;
- Carry out promotional activities for the program/projects whenever possible and educate the community about psychological issues.
- Must be a Member of the Order of Psychologists of Quebec and preferably have a minimum of two (2) years related work experience;
- Lifestyle must reflect that of a positive role model;
- Must be familiar with intelligence tests, personality tests, behavioural tests, and projective, as well as clinical structures interviews;
- Professional skills in assessment and therapeutic models;
- Must be able to attend as Psychologist in good standing in court on behalf of the organization;
- Ability to provide training and mentoring to psychology students;
- A good understanding of addictions (ACOA, family systems, FASD, etc.) is an asset;
- Possess a knowledge of traditional customs/traditions, or be open to learn;
- Effective time management;
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
- Knowledge of computer programs (Word, Excel);
- Must possess valid driver’s license and have access to a vehicle;
- Willingness to travel locally and outside the community;
- Ability to deal with moderate to high stress situations;
- Candidates will be required to sign a Privacy Waiver allowing a security check to be performed;
- Successful applicants may be required to undergo psychological evaluation to determine suitability for position.
- Flexible, workweek, some evenings and weekends;
- Salary to be discussed;
- Benefits, commensurate with terms of employment.
You must include resume, letter of intent, three professional references (name, position, title, and telephone number) of supervisors, completed Criminal Convictions Check Form along with your completed application form. Full job description and application forms are available at the Kahnawake Shakotiia’takehnhas Community Services Reception, Kahnawake Services Complex, 2nd floor. For further information, please call (450) 632-6880 and ask to speak to a Human Resources Generalist.
This posting is open until position is filled