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Job Details

Psychologist - Counselling

Posted on Mar 31, 2021 by Vantage Community Services

  • Location Red Deer, AB
  • Earnings $59,952.00 to $82,990.00 annually (to be negotiated)
  • Work Hours 37.5 hours per week
  • Position Permanent Full Time
  • Vacancies 2  Vacancies
  • Closing Date Apr 30, 2021
Job Requirements


Vantage Community Services




Master's degree

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

Provincial or territorial Psychologist's Certificate of Registration


Experience an asset

Additional Skills

  • Supervise graduate students, research assistants, para-professional staff and other psychologists
  • Perform administrative tasks
  • Maintain accurate records

Work Setting

  • Mental health institution, facility or clinic
  • Social service or charity agency

Specific Skills

  • Provide consultation services to government and other organizations
  • Plan intervention programs
  • Offer mediation, conciliation and arbitration services
  • Examine and assess behaviour to diagnose behavioural, emotional and cognitive disorders
  • Counsel individuals and groups to achieve more effective personal, social and vocational development and adjustment
  • Apply psychological theory and principles regarding behaviour and mental processes
  • Plan intervention programs and conduct program evaluation
  • Provide therapy
  • Administer standard psychological tests for assessment
  • Interpret test results
  • Help clients manage physical illness and disorders

Security and Safety

  • Child abuse registry check
  • Child welfare check
  • Criminal record check

Transportation/Travel Information

Valid driver's licence

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities

  • Fast-paced environment
  • Work under pressure
  • Attention to detail
  • Large caseload
  • Tight deadlines

Work Location Information

Urban area

Personal Suitability

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Accurate
  • Excellent oral communication
  • Excellent written communication
  • Client focus
  • Dependability
  • Judgement
  • Values and ethics

How to Apply

Anyone who can legally work in Canada can apply for this job. If you are not currently authorized to work in Canada, the employer will not consider your job application.

In Person:

4920 54 Street
Red Deer , Alberta T4N2G8
Between 08:30 AM and 04:30 PM

By Mail:

4920 54 Street
Red Deer , Alberta T4N2G8

Advertised Until

Apr 30, 2021

Important notice: This job posting has been provided by an external employer.The Government of Alberta and the Government of Canada are not responsible for the accuracy, authenticity or reliability of the content.

Interest Codes
The Psychologist - Counselling is part of the following larger National Occupational Classification (NOC).

Interest in mentoring in order to counsel clients and provide therapy; in helping clients manage physical illness and disorders, and in offering mediation services


Interest in co-ordinating information to formulate hypotheses and experimental designs, conduct studies and publish research papers, educational texts and articles; and to plan intervention programs and conduct program evaluation


Interest in reviewing literature and administering psychological tests

Reading Interest Codes
A Quick Guide

The interest code helps you figure out if you’d like to work in a particular occupation. 
It’s based on the Canadian Work Preference Inventory (CWPI), which measures 5 occupational interests: Directive, Innovative, Methodical, Objective and Social.

Each set of 3 interest codes is listed in order of importance.

A code in capital letters means it’s a strong fit for the occupation.

A code in all lowercase letters means the fit is weaker.

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