Program: Toronto Autism Services
Status: Full-time, Contract (1 year contract)
Salary Range: $26.6171 – $33.7328/hour
Date Posted: February 20, 2018
Closing Date: February 26, 2018
Surrey Place Centre has secured one-time project funding to hire 12-month contracts that support inter-professional collaboration between autism and children and youth programs to meet the goals of the new OAP program including but not limited to: family services; goal setting; intensive and moderate services; group supports; challenging behaviours; daily living; feeding; speech and language delays; augmentative communication; online training and supports; electronic health records improvements; project evaluation; and future funding requests.
Toronto Autism Services provides skill building programs, within the context of an inter-professional environment, to children and youth with an Autism Spectrum Disorder living in the city of Toronto, based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis. This is a province-wide initiative, funded by the Ministry of Children and Youth Services that will assist children and youth to build skills in the areas of communication; behaviour management/emotional regulation; social/interpersonal; and daily living.
May include, but are not limited to:
Respond to incoming calls from families of children with ASD for Toronto Autism Services
Collect intake and referral data and participate in the analysis of data, and compiling reports as required
Adhere to agency requirements regarding to report writing and record keeping
Maintain and update the Toronto Autism Services wait list
Facilitate parent education group curriculum; monitor progress and adjust services accordingly
In collaboration with the client and family, develop one service plan that identifies all services required and the priority goals
Make referrals to appropriate agency services
Ensure adequate communication among service providers
Hours of operation include ability to work evenings each week and Saturdays
Travel may be required
A degree in social work, psychology or a related field, (i.e. education), or equivalent education and experience
3 years direct experience with children/youth diagnosed with ASD (Autism Spectrum Disorder) and their families
Experience in delivering parent education/training in a group setting
Knowledge of ASD and other exceptionalities
Knowledge of ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) principles
Demonstrated written and oral communication, interviewing and active listening skills
Demonstrated interpersonal and team collaboration skills
Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills
Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
Proficient with Microsoft Office
The successful candidate must provide an acceptable Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening)
Fluency in French is considered an asset
To be considered for this position, you must be passionate about the work we do, and share our organizational values. Please submit your resume and cover letter saved in the following format: firstname.lastname (ie. John.Smith) to Human Resources, email@example.com, quoting file 1824-2010 in the subject line of your email by the closing date.
Surrey Place Centre is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation appropriate arrangements will be made to assist you through this process. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.