Under the direction of Human Resources Manager, the Clinical Psychologist is responsible to provide clinical and psychological expertise/knowledge to the Regina Police Service. This position will be responsible for overseeing the Service’s Mental Health Strategy and perform psychological assessments for new recruits as well as members working in high stress units and teams. The position will work with the Service’s Critical Incident Stress Management team as well as the Employee Family Assistance Program.
(1) Oversees the overall Mental Health Strategy which includes coordinating, developing, and evaluating the various facets of the Strategy.
(2) Conducts MMPI testing for potential new recruits as part of the recruiting process.
(3) Performs fitness-for-duty assessments for employees of the Service (both mandatory and as requested).
(4) Acts as a liaison with the Critical Incident Stress Management team to ensure proper care and follow up for members involved in traumatic incidents.
(5) Acts as a liaison with the Service’s EFAP providers and other community mental health professionals.
(6) Provides recommendations for improvements to the Service’s mental health programming and initiatives.
(7) Responsible for the development and implementation of program evaluation activities.
(8) Perform other related duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Abilities and Skills:
(1) Knowledge of theory and practices of psychology specializing in occupational stress injuries.
(2) Knowledge of validated psychological assessment tools for evaluating fitness-for-duty.
(3) Demonstrated experience using evidence-based assessments and treatments for post-traumatic stress injuries. Knowledge of best practices regarding mental health strategies and programs to maintain psychological health and wellbeing.
(4) Communication and interpersonal skills to foster collaboration and partnerships to achieve desired results.
(5) Ability to research best practices in the area of mental health and first responders.
Education, Training and Experience Requirements:
(1) PhD in Clinical Psychology preferred.
(2) Registered Psychologist in good standing with the SK College of Psychologists (or eligible registration in SK) with APE (Authorized Practice Endorsement).
(3) Four to six years of related experience in the field of Clinical Psychology.
(4) Experience with first responders is an asset.
(5) Experience with program development and evaluation would also be an asset.
NOTE: If a qualified applicant is not found within the Regina Police Service, this vacancy shall be open to qualified applicants of other City Departments and the general public.
Competition No.: RPS20-001
Open Date: January 2, 2020
Close Date: January 30, 2020
Salary: $4,047 to $5,211 bi-weekly
$105,627 to $136,007 per annum
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