Program: Children and Youth
Status: Full-time, Union
Salary: $56,980 – $72,214
Date Posted: January 21, 2020
Closing Date: February 3, 2020
About Surrey Place:
At Surrey Place we help children and adults living with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and visual impairments reach their full potential. We offer a variety of groups and workshops for clients, families and caregivers, as well as extensive education and consultation services to community agencies.
Our comprehensive programs and services range from assessment, diagnosis, and one-on-one treatment, to family counselling and group support and is provided by a broad network of clinicians and professionals. Surrey Place is accredited with Accreditation Canada and is affiliated with the University of Toronto and other academic institutions and is a teaching site for students in a variety of health care professions.
Surrey Place employs nearly 500 employees, with 12 locations in the GTA and we also provide video-conferencing services to communities in northwestern Ontario.
The Children and Youth Program at Surrey Place is seeking a Psychometrist. The Psychometrist will administer and interpret objective psychological tests for children living with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder and to assist in identifying the developmental, cognitive and communicative status of the child. In addition, the Psychometrist will support counselling and assessment across Children’s Services Programs including Children and Youth, TRE-ADD and Autism Services.
- Administer and interpret psychological tests
- Psychological consultation, intervention, and formulating diagnoses and treatment plans under the supervision of a registered psychologist
- Provide individual, group, and family counselling across Children’s Services
- Master’s Degree in Psychology or equivalent
- 6 months’ related experience, demonstrated experience in therapy
- Knowledge of psychological assessment techniques, wide variety of assessment tools and their uses
- Knowledge of theories and techniques of individual counselling and group dynamics
- Knowledge of developmental psychology, and statistics
- Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills
- Demonstrated experience working with children and youth, and participating on an interdisciplinary team an asset
- The successful candidate must provide an acceptable Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening)
- Fluency in French is considered an asset
- Some evening hours may be required
To be considered for this position, you must be passionate about the work we do, and share our organizational values. Please submit your resume and cover letter saved in the following format: firstname.lastname (ie. John.Smith) to Human Resources, firstname.lastname@example.org, quoting file 2012 in the subject line of your email by the closing date.
Surrey Place is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation appropriate arrangements will be made to assist you through this process. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.