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FORENSIC / CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST I

Job Title: FORENSIC / CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST I
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Bermuda
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Salary: PS 36-38 $118,643 - $127,618 (US $ Equivalent)
Job Published: November 26, 2021 12:51

Job Description

Government of Bermuda

The Cabinet Office

Department of Human Resource

FORENSIC / CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST I

Ministry of Legal Affairs and Constitutional Reform – Court Services

Salary: PS 36-38   $118,643 - $127,618  (US $ Equivalent)

Job Number:  DHR02383 (740003)

The post works directly under the Manager, Assessment and Treatment Unit with responsibility for providing a wide range of psychological assessments, intervention and treatment to individual clients and families, to reduce recidivism risks and related triggers consistently applying risk needs and responsivity and other principles to reduce risks and harm to the wider community. 

The post holder has direct leadership and supervision of the Forensic/Clinical Psychologist II and the assigned Senior Probation Officers, to manage and address their work as well as risks through direct work, and also in offender groups, in accordance with the relevant legislation, mandates, policies and procedures.  The post is also instrumental in developing and implementing offender programmes and services based on accreditation standards, and provides direct training, clinical oversight and administrative functions.  In addition, the post plays a vital role in the legislated Offender Risk Management Team, the Mental Health in Corrections Team and other committees to mitigate risks posed to the community by offenders under community supervision. The post holder also performs additional duties as required.

Interested applicants must possess a doctoral degree in Forensic or Clinical Psychology, with specialist training in assessment and treatment of specialized and high risk offender groups in a criminal justice setting.  In addition, they must be able to meet the criteria for registration with the Bermuda Psychological Council (under the Psychological Practitioners' Registration, 2003). Licensure and certification in offender work along with at least four years’ experience working in a staff supervisory capacity are required.

This post is offered on a three year contract. Qualified persons wishing to be considered for the post may apply online at www.govtcareers.gov.bm by the specified closing date of December 17th, 2021