Posting Date: May 26, 2023

Location: High Prairie, AB

Company: Government of Alberta

Job Information

Job Title: Psychologist 

Job Requisition ID: 41396

Ministry: Children's Services

Location: High Prairie 

Full or Part-Time: Full-Time

Hours of Work: 36.25 hours per week

Regular/Temporary: Regular 

Scope: Open Competition

Closing Date: June 22 , 2023 

Classification: Subsidiary 06B 3625 Psychologist 2

About Us

The Government of Alberta is committed to a diverse and inclusive public service that reflects the population we serve to best meet the needs of Albertans. Consider joining a team where diversity, inclusion and innovation are valued and supported. For more information on diversity and inclusion, please visit: 


Are you looking for an opportunity to utilize your strong psychological and clinical assessment skills working within a multi-disciplinary team of professionals focused on making a difference in the lives of children, youth, and families? If so, we want to hear from you! The Campus Based Treatment Centre (CBTC) is a treatment program for adolescents experiencing a wide range of emotional, psychological, mental health and behavioral issues. You will be a key player in the expansion of programming and services which will include implementation of Neurosequential Model of Therapeutics (NMT).



In the role of a psychologist, you will be responsible for working closely with Child and Youth Care staff in the development and implementation of individual treatment plans and ensuring that proper monitoring mechanisms are in place. Drawing upon your strong assessment abilities, you will conduct psychological assessments which involves interviews with youths to determine their mental state and making provisional diagnosis, where applicable, with recommendations for further assessment and or treatment. You will also be involved with identifying strategies and using a variety of therapeutic approaches that will be used in individual, group and family therapy. 



To be successful in this position you must demonstrate excellent communication and assessment skills. Your ability to build strong working relationships with diverse professionals within the multi-disciplinary team will be key to your success. Knowledge of the Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Act and programs of the Campus Based Treatment Centre is highly beneficial. 


A Master’s Degree in Clinical/Counseling Psychology with at least 3 years of experience working in a clinical setting with children and families is required. 

  • A Doctorate in Psychology is preferred. 
  • Registration with the College of Alberta Psychologist’s is essential, and candidates must be in good standing. 
  • Experience working with clients who have mental health concerns and/or clients who are victims or perpetrators of sexual abuse, is preferred. 
  • Experience in individual and group Therapy 
  • Experience providing therapeutic interventions with youth and their families, experience with trauma informed interventions and the neurobiology of trauma and attachment disorders.
  • Experience completing psychological assessment reports as required/determined by above assessments, includes Secure Services forensic risk assessments
  • Knowledge and experience with Neurosequential Model of Therapies (NMT) is an asset

APS Competencies

Competencies are behaviors that are essential to reach our goals in serving Albertans. We encourage you to have an in depth understanding of the competencies that are required for this opportunity and to be prepared to demonstrate them during the recruitment process.


This link will assist you with understanding competencies: model.pdf


If you haven’t included competency information in the “Role” section, you can include the critical competencies with examples of how they relate to the role being recruited to in this section; below is a list of the APS Competencies to assist you:

  • Agility
  • Drive for Results
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Build Collaborative Environments
  • Develop Networks
  • Systems Thinking
  • Creative Problem Solving 


$3,417.62 to $4,416.04 bi-weekly. ($89,199 - $115,258/ year)


This is a permanent opportunity

  • Hours of work are 8:15am – 4:30pm.
  • Final candidates will be required to undergo a security screening and verification of academic credentials.
  • Registration with the College of Alberta Psychologists Association


Please see the additional links and information below on what the GoA has to offer to prospective employees

How To Apply

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Applicants are advised to provide information that clearly and concisely demonstrates how their qualifications meet the advertised requirements, including education, experience and relevant examples of required competencies.


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It is recommended that applicants who have obtained educational credentials from outside of Canada and have not had them previously assessed, obtain an evaluation of their credentials from the International Qualifications Assessment Service (IQAS) Applicants are encouraged to include the assessment certificate from IQAS or any other educational assessment service as part of their application.

Closing Statement

This competition may be used to fill future vacancies, across the Government of Alberta, at the same or lower classification level.


We thank all applicants for their interest. All applications will be reviewed to determine which candidates' qualifications most closely match the advertised requirements. Only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.


If you require any further information on this job posting or a copy of the role profile, and/or require a disability related accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact Candice Mutenure at


If this competition is closed as per the closing date noted above, please continue to check for a listing of current career opportunities with the Government of Alberta.