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August 2017

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Advertisement Number: 33177

Job Title:                        Behavioral Specialist
Job Classification:        PY2
Job Type:                       Regular/Full-time and Regular Part-time
Department:                  Families
Location:                       Winnipeg, Manitoba
Salary Range:               $65,326 – $82,196 annually/$34.54 – $43.46 hourly
Closing Date:                September 25, 2017      

The Manitoba government recognizes the importance of building an exemplary civil service that is inclusive and reflective of the population it serves. We encourage applicants to voluntarily self-declare in the cover letter, resumé or application if they are from any of the following employment equity groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities, and persons with disabilities.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection for this competition. Consideration will be given to women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with disabilities. 

An eligibility list may be created for similar regular, term, full-time and part time positions and will remain in effect for twelve months. 

Candidates who do not meet all essential criteria may be considered on an underfill basis at a commensurate rate of pay.

  

Qualifications:

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
  • Registered or Eligibility to register with Psychological Association of Manitoba
  • Must be a member in good standing with the current licensing body.
  • Satisfactory Criminal Record Check (vulnerable sector search), Adult Abuse Registry Check, Child Abuse Registry Check.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license, access to a vehicle and ability to travel on government business within the Province of Manitoba.

Essential:

  • A master’s degree (MA) in Psychology (Clinical or Applied Behavior Analysis) from an accredited graduate program.
  • Experience working with individuals (children or adults) and/or their families/caregivers with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities or special needs. 
  • Experience administering and interpreting psychological assessments, including issues relevant to intellectual/cognitive assessment and diagnosis of intellectual and neurodevelopmental disorders.
  • Experience with providing clinical/behavioral intervention to children, adolescents, and/or adults.
  • Ability to work effectively and collaboratively in a team environment including developing relationships with supervisees, clients, case managers, care providers, families and various service providers.
  • Effective oral communication skills.
  • Effective written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Outlook). 

   Desired:

  • Experience or training in Motivational Interviewing.

Duties:

The incumbent is a member of a multi-discipline service team within the Region and reports directly to the regional program manager.  The incumbent provides a broad range of clinical psychological/ behavioral services to referred children, adolescents and adults with developmental/intellectual disabilities identified as eligible within the mandate of Community Service Delivery.  The clinician also provides public education and consultation to community groups and agencies on clinical issues related to individuals with developmental/intellectual disabilities. The position provides services with the general parameters and standards set by the Department and receives clinical support/direction from a Registered Psychologist with the division.

A complete copy of the position description is available upon request.

 

APPLY TO:

Advertisement No. 33177
Manitoba Civil Service Commission
608-330 Portage Avenue
Winnipeg, MB, R3C 0C4
Phone: 204-945-4394
Fax: 204-948-2193
Email: govjobs@gov.mb.ca

Your cover letter, resumé and/or application must clearly indicate how you meet the qualifications.

We thank all who apply and advise that only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Employment Equity is a factor in selection. Applicants are requested to indicate in their covering letter, resumé and/or application if they are from any of the following groups: women, Aboriginal people, visible minorities and persons with a disability.