Req ID: 95422
Location: Various sites and community-based locations throughout Nova Scotia Health
Company: Nova Scotia Health (NSH)
Department: Mental Health and Addictions
Type of Employment: Various Assignments and Permanent Opportunities Available
Union Status: Healthcare Bargaining Unit – Constituent union representation dependent on location/department of position
Posting Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Nova Scotia Health (NSH) is the largest provider of health services in Nova Scotia, with some specialized services also offered to clients throughout Atlantic Canada. We’re on a mission to achieve excellence in health, healing and learning through working together, which is reflected in the hospitals, health centres and community-based programs we operate across the province. Our passionate team of professionals provides a variety of high-quality inpatient and outpatient services including academic, tertiary, and quaternary care, as well as continuing care, primary health care, public health, and mental health and addictions. Join a diverse team of innovators, collaborators and creative thinkers today.
NSH employs professionals in all corners of our beautiful province. We believe there’s a place here for everyone to call home, from vibrant cities with exuberant nightlife to quaint towns with picturesque trails. The work life balance that comes with an NSH role means you’ll have the time to explore, discover, and participate in that coveted Atlantic lifestyle. Visit us today or check out www.novascotia.com and see why more people from across the globe are moving here.
Our Psychologists are members of interdisciplinary teams that provide services to clients and their families. We collaborate with other members of the team while providing assessment, diagnosis, consultation and psychotherapy. We conduct both individual and group treatment and work collaboratively with family physicians and other service providers and community agencies in the context of providing care. Our various opportunities include child and adolescent, adult, operational stress injury, community mental health, outreach, intake and other specialties within our Mental Health and Addictions teams. Our Psychologist opportunities are found across the four zones of Nova Scotia Health; click on these links for more details on what each zone has to offer! Eastern Zone, Northern Zone, Western Zone and Central Zone
We would love to hear from you if you have the following:
- Masters degree in psychology or PhD in Psychology from an accredited university program
- Registered, or eligible to be registered, with the Nova Scotia Board of Examiners in Psychology required
- Mental Health and Addictions experience an asset
- Competencies in other languages an asset, French preferred
Please note: Applicants relying on education and experience equivalencies must clearly state such equivalencies in their cover letter, resume, or application. Additionally, candidates will not be considered for an interview if applications are incomplete or are missing information. During the application process, we will ask you a few questions to determine which of our opportunities might be right for you. At that time we will pair your application with an existing vacancy and send you a copy of that posting.
Our benefits package includes health, dental, travel, long term disability, and life insurance coverage, as well as a defined benefit pension plan.
Successful candidates may be eligible for comprehensive recruitment incentives. This includes signing bonus, relocation assistance, bursaries and scholarships for continuing education, and more!
Hours of Work
Positions vary from full time, part time and casual assignment.
Salary and benefits will commensurate with respective NSH collective agreements and terms and conditions of employment.
Once You’ve Applied:
Thank you for your interest in Nova Scotia Health. A recruiter will reach out to you if your qualifications and skills match an open position.
Nova Scotia Health Authority
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