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Psychology Assistant

Listing Number: 5514
City/Town: Courtenay
Start Date: TBD
Wage: $30.68 - $35.74
Hours: Up to 30 hours per month

To perform the job successfully, the Psychology Assistant must be able to perform consistently each essential duty satisfactorily. Other related duties may be assigned.
Completes accurate and timely psychological testing for interpretation by the assessing psychologist prior to the required court date
Administers standardized intellectual, academic, and personality tests; risk assessment instruments; and self-report measures
Records behavioural observations of the youth’s response to the testing situation including factors that might affect the validity of the testing
Maintains records according to legislation and Youth Forensics Psychiatric Services (YFPS) policy and standards
Notifies clients of their rights at YFPS, obtains all appropriate consents, and provides information regarding the complaints process
Performs other related duties as required


Education and Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
A minimum of two (2) years recent related experience which should include course work and/or supervision related to administering standardized intellectual, academic, and personality tests; risk assessment instruments; and self-report instruments
Other Skills and Abilities
Psychology Assistant must:
Demonstrate a cultural sensitivity and understanding of the client population’s socio-economic characteristics
Have the ability to form mutually respectful partnerships with youth, and their families
Have the ability to work with any client that is referred
Ensure that personal values and beliefs are not insinuated, promoted, or imposed on the clients
Have a positive conviction about the capacity of people to grow and change
Have basic computer and internet skills

Contact: Alisha McLain
Fax Number: 250 286 3650
Address: 140 10th Avenue, Campbell River BC V9W 4E3
Notes: THE JOHN HOWARD SOCIETY OF NORTH ISLAND Is hiring for the position of Psychology Assistant for our Courtenay and Campbell River offices The position is on call for up to 30 hours per month Closing: Thursday, December 12th at 4:30 p.m. with a possibility of extension until a suitable candidate is found For more details, please refer to Opportunities and Employment at: