Psychologist :

Permanent Full-time (37.5 hours/week)
File # 18-032

Peel Children's Centre is an accredited children’s mental health centre that provides a continuum of high quality mental health services for children, youth and their families who are experiencing or may experience serious emotional difficulties. Our services are provided in a dynamic, client-centred environment that values innovation, collaboration, learning, inclusion, respect and accountability.

We are currently seeking a Clinical Psychologist to increase our capacity to provide psychological services to a range of clinical programs that serve children and youth between the ages of 0-18. As a children’s mental health centre, we offer our services within a multidisciplinary framework and the discipline of psychology plays a critical role. As part of a multidisciplinary team, the successful candidate will provide psychological assessments and translate results into multidisciplinary treatment plans; provide case consultation to clinical teams and support the professional development of staff. Having knowledge and experience of providing assessment and consultation specifically for young children from infancy to age 6, including providing clinical support to staff in an early learning program setting for children presenting with emotional and developmental delays will be an asset.

The successful candidate will:
* Possess a Doctoral degree from a recognized university and registration or eligibility for registration with the College of Psychologists of Ontario;
* Have a minimum of three years directly related experience in a children’s mental health setting;
* Be proficient in psychological assessment, including experience administering and interpreting psychometric measures used to assess children/youth and the ability to produce comprehensive reports, including detailed recommendations;
* Provide interpretation of psychological or psychometric findings and communicate diagnoses to clients, parents, agency, staff and community as required;
* Demonstrate the ability to work effectively as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team to provide a unique perspective in case and program consultation;
* In partnership with clients and families and the multidisciplinary team, provide specific psychological services to children including assessment, treatment and consultation;
* Participate in case conference meetings to inform, assess and collaboratively problem solve issues that may arise during the day to day treatment with the client and/or family;
* Have experience with evidence-based/evidence-informed therapeutic interventions;
* Participate in program evaluations, research and continuous quality improvement initiatives;
* Demonstrate a high level of computer proficiency in data entry, information sourcing and report writing;
* Have excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
* Have excellent analytical and flexible problem solving abilities;
* Have sound knowledge of relevant legislation;
* Have a valid Ontario driver’s license and use of a vehicle.

The annual salary range for this position is from $82,989 to $96,492. As a full-time employee, you would also be eligible for Peel Children’s Centre’s benefit and pension plans as well as generous vacation and personal leave time.

Please note that all successful candidates must provide a satisfactory vulnerable sector police records check prior to the commencement of employment.

At Peel Children's Centre we value diversity in our workplace, our clientele and our communities. We are actively engaged in building an increasingly diverse workforce. We encourage all qualified candidates to apply no later than June 22, 2018.

Please submit a cover letter and chronological resume, referring to File # 18-032. Your application can be submitted by selecting "apply for this position" below. Only documents submitted in Microsoft Word or PDF format will be accepted.

Human Resources
Peel Children’s Centre
85A Aventura Court
Mississauga, ON
L5T 2Y6
Fax: 905 – 696 - 0351

We appreciate your interest, however, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

If selected to participate in the assessment and/or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used. If a selected applicant requests an accommodation, we shall consult with the applicant and provide or arrange for the provision of a suitable accommodation in a manner that takes into account the applicant’s accessibility needs.

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