Job Details

    Job Title : Senior Psychology Advisor (Psychologist)
    Company Name : WorkSafeBC
    Job Type : Part Time
    Job Location : Richmond, Kamloops, Prince George
    Post Date : 2019-01-08
    Close Date : 2019-02-28
    How To Apply: Visit our career page at and select Current Opportunities to submit a resume and cover letter that details your characteristics, accomplishments, and prior work experience related to the requirements for the position. We can only accept applications submitted through our website.

    Description :

    Are you a registered psychologist with expertise in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological aspects of physical conditions? Do you have a thorough understanding of the treatment of psychological reactions to workplace injury and trauma? We’re looking for qualified psychologists to join our dynamic Mental Health Services department and work with teams specialized in trauma, serious injuries, high-risk situations, brain injury, occupational disease, chronic pain, and difficult work relations. 

    You can make a difference as part of our interdisciplinary case-management teams, focusing on helping injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We have full-time and part-time opportunities available in our Kelowna, Port Moody, and Richmond offices and offer a flexible Monday-to-Friday schedule. Please specify in your cover letter which location(s) you prefer.


    What you’ll do

    As a senior psychology advisor you will:

    • Engage in collaborative, proactive, individual case consultations
    • Participate in team meetings
    • Conduct file reviews and write clinical opinions
    • Plan and monitor assessment and treatment services
    • Assess injured workers to provide diagnostic, causality options, and recovery recommendations
    • Offer educational presentations to staff to promote an understanding of psychology and the concepts and practices of case management


    Is this a good fit for you?

    We’re looking for someone who can:

    • Provide expertise in assessment, diagnosis, and treatment of psychological reactions to workplace injury and trauma
    • Solve problems in an interdisciplinary, case-management setting
    • Liaise with healthcare providers


    Your experience and educational background:

    • A graduate degree in clinical psychology, neuropsychology, or counseling psychology
    • Current registration with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia
    • A minimum of three years of relevant work experience, preferably in disability management, workers’ compensation, insurance, medical-legal setting, or healthcare
    • Experience providing direct psychological/neuropsychological assessment and treatment services
    • Training and experience in conducting psychological assessments and/or treatment in an institutional context


    Who are we?

    At WorkSafeBC, we’re dedicated to promoting safe and healthy workplaces across B.C. We partner with workers and employers to save lives and prevent injury, disease, and disability. When work-related injuries or diseases occur, we provide compensation, and support injured workers in their recovery, rehabilitation, and safe return to work. We also work diligently to sustain our workers compensation system for today and future generations. We’re honoured to serve the 2.3 million workers and 235,000 registered employers in our province.


    What’s it like to work at WorkSafeBC?

    It’s challenging, stimulating, and hugely rewarding. Our positions offer tremendous diversity and excellent opportunities for professional growth. Every day, the work we do impacts people and changes lives. What we do is important and so are the people we do it for.


    Our benefits

    Being part of WorkSafeBC means being part of a strong, committed team. Along with a competitive salary, your total compensation package may include vacation, optional leave arrangements, health care and dental benefits, and contributions toward your retirement pension. As a member of our team, you'll have access to services and benefits that can help you get the most out of work — and life, including the following professional development support:

    • In-house education, mentoring, and consultation
    • Access to the WorkSafeBC library and professional journals
    • Professional continuing education
    • Two annual professional memberships


    Learn more about what we offer.

    We’re an inclusive and accessible employer, committed to employment equity objectives, and we invite applications from all qualified individuals. Please note that this position is restricted to those legally entitled to work in Canada.

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