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Secondary Mental Health Psychological Associate

by London District Catholic School Board

Location: London, ON
Date Posted: Mar 14, 2023
London District Catholic School Board

Job Description

The London District Catholic School Board has a reputation for excellence, with more than 3,500 employees working together to educate approximately 24,000 students at 43 elementary schools, 9 secondary schools and St. Patrick Adult & Continuing Education within Middlesex, Oxford, and Elgin counties, including the cities of London, St. Thomas, Strathroy and Woodstock.

Our mission: To serve our students through excellence in Catholic education
We invite applications for the full-time position of...

Secondary Mental Health Psychological Associate
Association of Professional Student Services Personnel
FTE - Permanent Position (10-month employee)
Effective Immediately
Salary range: $ 62,779 - $ 86,075 commensurate with experience
(plus 4% vacation pay and an additional $2,378 annual allowance)
As part of the multidisciplinary team in Learning Services, the successful applicant will provide psychological assessment and diagnosis, as well as evidence-informed clinical intervention to youth experiencing mental health challenges, consultation and capacity building with parents, educators and other personnel who support those youth. The candidate will directly support Board risk management protocols and procedures and liaise with community partner organizations and will provide supervision to psychoeducational consultants in psychological assessment, as needed. The position will support students at our Alternative Learning Centre as well as assist with the coordination of VTRA and System Crisis Response. The position will report to the Clinical Lead Supervisor.

Additional information
  • 10-month position paid over 12 months
  • Increases in vacation pay based on years of service
  • College of Psychologists of Ontario fees reimbursed yearly
Education, Experience and Qualifications
  • Master’s degree in Psychology and member in good standing with the College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO)
  • Relevant clinical work experience with children, youth and families at risk (5 years preferred)
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to be self-directed in a complex work environment
  • Experience providing evidence-informed clinical intervention, assessment, diagnosis, and consultation with youth experiencing social, emotional, behavioural, and mental health challenges 
  • Experience in crisis intervention and the implementation of system-wide risk management protocols
  • Experience providing adult professional learning and training to build capacity at the individual, school, and system level
  • Proven ability to work successfully in a team environment with students, school staff and parents in partnership with other system staff and community partners
  • Possess excellent communication, organization, and consultation skills
  • Possess an understanding and willingness to support an inclusive Catholic education environment.
  • Reliable transportation is required to travel within the LDCSB district

Please submit your application including a resume outlining qualifications, experience and the names and contact information of three employment references, one of whom is your immediate supervisor. Applications will be received until Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at 4:00 pm
The London District Catholic schools exist to provide an educational atmosphere which fosters and directs the spiritual, intellectual, physical and social growth of all our students to enable them to live and contribute as responsible Catholics in any society. Hiring a diverse workforce will best serve our students and promote an inclusive environment.   The London District Catholic School Board is committed to equity and inclusion in the requirement of qualified staff who reflect and support the diverse perspective and experiences and needs of our students and school communities. All hiring decisions will be fair, consistent, transparent, and made in accordance with applicable laws, including the Ontario Human Rights Code and the school board collective agreements.

The London District Catholic School Board is committed to providing accommodations. If you require accommodation to enable your participation in the interview & selection process, we will work with you to meet your needs. Please advise the Board when contacted for an interview.
We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

   V. Romeo, Director                                                                                                                     L. Steel, Chair
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