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Bev Virdee
by Jason Holt
Published: April 2, 2024 (3 weeks ago)
Location
Calgary

If you are committed to public service, enjoy collaborating with others, share our values and have a desire to learn and grow, join The City of Calgary. City employees deliver the services, run the programs and operate the facilities which make a difference in our community. We support work-life balance, promote physical and psychological safety, and offer competitive wages, pensions, and benefits. Together we make Calgary a great place to make a living, a great place to make a life.

 

The City is committed to fostering a respectful, inclusive and equitable workplace which is representative of the community we serve. We welcome those who have demonstrated a commitment to upholding the values of equity, diversity, inclusion, anti-racism and reconciliation. Applications are encouraged from members of groups that are historically disadvantaged and underrepresented. Accommodations are available during the hiring process, upon request.

As the Clinical Lead, reporting to the Clinical Director, you will be responsible for the clinical supervision of the internal team of Mental Health Therapists to support the membership of the Calgary Police Service (CPS). You will provide leadership in planning, coordination, implementation, and evaluation of services offered and continuing professional development activities for the clinical staff, including orientation, educational programs, clinical development, and continuing education. Additional duties include:

  • Observe clinical sessions, review clinical documentation and written reports, conduct individual and team case consultations, and provide guidance and direction to clinical staff with challenging and urgent cases in a timely manner.
  • Conducts scheduled file audits for quality and adherence to policy and professional standards, and regularly review clinical notes and written reports for the Worker’s Compensation Board (WCB).
  • Provide assessment and treatment to a small caseload of members and family members of CPS presenting with a range of mental health issues including workplace trauma and post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD).
  • Supervise and direct intervention for CPS members and their families presenting in crisis.
  • Coordinate referrals to specialized services such as psychiatry, intensive outpatient services, inpatient or residential programming.

Qualifications 

  • A master’s degree in Psychology or Social Work, and in good standing with the College of Alberta Psychologists (CAP) or Alberta College of Social Workers (ACSW).
  • 10 years of demonstrated clinical experience, including 3 years in a clinical supervisory role.
  • Experience supervising evidence-based therapy (i.e., Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), and evidence-based trauma therapy (i.e. Prolonged Exposure, Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Cognitive Processing Therapy, Accelerated Resolution Therapy)) is required.
  • The successful candidate will be competent in coaching and development, communication, managing resources, planning and prioritizing, relationship building, self-confidence and team building and teamwork.

Pre-employment Requirements 

  • An enhanced security clearance will be conducted.
  • Successful applicants must provide proof of qualifications. Education obtained from out of country must have or be able to obtain, an Education Credential Assessment (ECA) for confirmation of equivalent credentials.

 

 

Union: CUPE Local 38 Business Unit: Calgary Police Service
Position Type: 1 Permanent Location: 5111 47 Street N.E.
Compensation: Pay Grade 15 $51.12 – 68.39 per hour Days of Work: This position works a 5-day

work week with 1 day off in each 3 week cycle with
occasional on-call requirements

Hours of work: Standard 35 hour work week
Audience: Internal/External Apply By: April 10, 2024
Amendment: Days of Work Job ID #: 309636