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Job Title:Psychologist –Center for Healthy Active Living (CHAL), Treatment program for children and youth with complex severe obesity - BILINGUAL
Reference #:19-154
Available Spots: 1
Union: OPSEU
Supervisor: Manager, Ambulatory Care
Classification:Temporary (until October 2019) Part-time (0.6)
Salary:$54.69 to/à $66.47
Posted Date: 2019-03-14


A Psychologist is required for the Center for Healthy Active Living; a treatment program for children with severe obesity. The program isdelivered by an interdisciplinary team that is housed primarily at an offsite location near the hospital.

The CHAL program provides comprehensive, evidence-based treatment for children and youth with severe obesity ; promotes capacity among community providers caring for this population; fosters collaborative relationships and partnerships that support seamless transitions between health care providers and educators; provides a setting for clinical and epidemiological evaluation and research; and promotes the dissemination of knowledge in the field of pediatric obesity.

The Psychologist will conduct psychological assessments; participate in the development of an interdisciplinary treatment plan; provide individual, family and group therapy.. The Psychologist will function as part of an interdisciplinary health-care team working in a child centered family-focused environment where parents and caregivers are seen as partners in care.


  • Police Record Check (PRC) (Essential)
  • PhD in clinical psychology from an accredited university (Essential)
  • Registration as a Psychologist in Ontario or eligibility for registration with competency in clinical or health psychology working with children and youth (Essential)
  • Experience in a paediatric health-care setting (Essential)
  • Strong interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with other health professionals (Essential)
  • Access to a vehicle and a valid driver’s license (Essential)
  • Willing to work late afternoon and evening shifts (Essential)
  • Previous experience in Eating Disorders (Preferred)
  • Bilingualism (French/English) (Essential)

* Please note you will be represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU).

Should the applicant require any accommodations during the application process please notify Human Resources as per the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

Bilingualism (French/English) will be validated by a language proficiency assessment conducted by a third party provider. Candidates will be required to meet the minimum linguistic profile prior to the date of hire.

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