Home arrow Join Our Team arrow Employment Opportunities arrow Current Opportunities
Current Opportunities  E-mail

We are currently recruiting for the following position(s):

Senior Therapist

Social Worker

Psychologist

Instructor Therapist / Thérapeute-Instructeur (London) 

Instructor Therapist / Thérapeute-Instructeur (Chatham) 

 


Senior Therapist 

We are seeking a full-time (37.5 hours per week), regular Senior Therapist for the Autism Intervention Program. The designated office for this position will be Stratford or Owen Sound. The catchment area for this position includes Huron, Perth, Grey and Bruce counties. Regular travel will be required within these counties, including some overnight travel.

Responsibilities:
Under clinical supervision provided by Autism Services, the successful candidate will:
•Assess children using curriculum measures and perform functional assessments that support the eligibility and review processes.
•Develop and supervise individual learning plans for each assigned child.
•Liaise with community service providers who are part of the family team to ensure that the individual program plans integrate the perspective of all team members.
•Summarize and interpret clinical data and provide appropriate summaries required to measure the effectiveness of the programming.
•Ensure clinical and program reports are completed accurately and submitted on time.
•Work in partnership with the Lead Instructor Therapist to schedule and assign caseload for Instructor Therapists.
•Mentor and support Instructor Therapists and Lead Instructor Therapists in the development of knowledge and delivery of ABA strategies.
•Provide training or workshops for community service providers in Autism, the principles Applied Behaviour Analysis, and/or strategies of Intensive Behaviour Intervention.

Qualifications:
•Preference will be given to candidates with a Master’s degree in Psychology or other health or social sciences field and Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). We may also consider candidates with a related undergraduate degree working toward these qualifications with extensive clinical experience developing intensive behavioural programs for many children with autism in a variety of settings.
•Minimum one year of direct clinical experience in Intensive Behaviour Intervention (IBI) for children with autism.
•An understanding of child development and the impact of autism on the development of behavioural, communication and social skills in children.
•A solid understanding of behavioural principles and commitment to an Intensive Behavioural Intervention approach.
•Ability to establish rapport with families that will lead to a trusting relationship.
•Experience in program development, curriculum modification, and working on an interdisciplinary team.
•Ability to train others in ABA principles.
•A valid driver’s licence and access to a vehicle.
•Proficiency in computer skills; familiar with the MS Office Suite 2010 package of programs, especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  

Application deadline: August 17, 2014 


Social Worker 

We are currently recruiting for a full-time (37.5 hours per week) contract Social Worker in Family and Community Services, London office. The successful candidate may provide services in London/Middlesex, Oxford, Elgin, Huron, Perth, Grey, Bruce, Lambton, Essex and/or Chatham-Kent counties. This position is expected to begin in September 2014 and end in October 2015.

Responsibilities:
• Assess client and family within a holistic and comprehensive framework using a variety of methods including face-to-face meetings, telephone, and cybercounselling.
• Facilitate collaborative service and transition planning with the client, family, and community to determine appropriate intervention supports and access/linkages to other resources and/or funding.
• Provide individual brief counseling and group facilitation
• Facilitate the smooth working of the family, the service team and other available supports and resources in complex situations (e.g., adjusting to initial diagnosis, parenting children with special needs such as physical disabilities, communication disorders, developmental delays and/or autism spectrum disorders.
• Mentor and coach clients, families, and community partners.
• Educate and support families to enhance abilities to advocate positively within school and community environments.
• Build relationships within the community to develop a foundation for success for clients and their families.
• Participate in service development and evaluation.
• Participate in and /or integrate and share current research/literature on disability, family, and community development.

Qualifications:
• Master’s Degree in Social Work.
• Current registration (or eligible for registration) with the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers.
• Knowledge of current models of service provision, and clinical expertise relating to children and youth with disabilities and their families.
• Previous clinical experience with assessment, family system analysis, strengths-based interventions, individual brief counseling and applied group interventions.
• Experience and skill in service and community development.
• Strengths in interpersonal relations, communication, and problem solving, with the ability to support a multidisciplinary team in stressful family and community work environments.
• Strong clinical telephone skills and have a deep belief in the positive impact that telephone exploration and intervention can have with families.
• A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.
• Current certification in First Aid and CPR.  

Application deadline: August 4, 2014


Psychologist 

We are seeking a regular, full-time (37.5 hours per week) Psychologist in Autism Services. The Psychologist will work as an integral member of the clinical team providing consultation and clinical supervision of staff, and on-going review and evaluation of treatment programs within the Intensive Behaviour Intervention program and ABA-based services and supports for children and youth with ASD. The successful candidate will work from the London office and regular travel will be required within Southwestern Ontario.

Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Director and the clinical supervision of the Clinical Director, the Psychologist will:
•  Provide consultation and clinical supervision to Clinical Supervisors, ASD Community Consultants and Senior Therapists
•  Conduct clinical case reviews by reviewing all information related to client progress (e.g., IBI treatment programs, cumulative data, clinical documentation, assessments and parent reports)
•  Participate in Behavioural Assessment and Behaviour Support Plan development and client consultations
•  Provide clinical reviews of clients receiving services through the Direct Funding Option and make recommendations for continuation of service
•  Provide clinical supervision of psychometric assessment team in relation to program based assessments in IBI and supervision
•  May be required to conduct regular adaptive and cognitive assessments to assess on-going progress before, during and after treatment
• Provide strengths-based consultation with families, therapists, community providers, daycares, and schools to collaboratively develop strategies for successful learning
• Participate on agency and community planning committees
• Participate in staff clinical training initiatives

Qualifications:
• Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from a recognized University
• Registered (or eligible for registration) with the College of Psychologists of Ontario
• A minimum of 2 years clinical experience preferably in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Intensive Behaviour Intervention
• Knowledge of a variety of psychological assessment measures (cognitive, adaptive, behavioural) and curriculums (VB-MAPP)
• Advanced knowledge of child development and the impact of autism on the development of behavioural, communication and social skills in children with autism
• Highly developed interpersonal skills, including written and oral communication
• Flexible, self-motivated, mature consistent approach
• Possess a valid Ontario driver’s license and have access to a vehicle
• Good computer skills; familiar with the MS Office Suite 2010 package of programs, especially Word and Excel
• Proficiency in the French language would be considered an asset

Application deadline: This position will remain open until filled.


Instructor Therapist / Thérapeute-Instructeur (London) 

We are recruiting for a full-time (37.5 hours per week), contract Instructor Therapist in the London office to provide services in French and English. The catchment area for this position includes London and Elgin, Middlesex & Oxford Counties. This fixed-term contract position is expected to begin in June 2014 and end in May 2015.

Responsibilities:
Under clinical supervision provided by TVCC Autism Services, the successful candidates will:
• Work directly with children with Autism delivering Intensive Behavioural Intervention.
• Provide IBI services mostly in centre-based environments (i.e., IBI classrooms) and occasionally, in community-based environments and client homes
• Contribute to treatment planning and prepare treatment material for clients - adhering to evidence-based methods
• Collect data and participate in the evaluation of the efficacy of teaching
• Provide information and support to parents and caregivers to implement Behaviour Analytic strategies across environments, when requested
• Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals involved with clients on your caseload

Qualifications:
•Community college diploma or undergraduate degree in a related field,
•Autism and Behavioural Sciences Graduate Certificate, or equivalent,
•Experience working with children with Autism and knowledge of Applied Behaviour Analysis are definite assets
•Ability to provide services in French and English
•Advanced to superior oral and written proficiency in French
•Experience working in a high-energy, fast-paced environment requiring flexibility to adapt to change quickly and easily
•Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to receive and incorporate feedback; and, advanced self-reflection skills are required
•Understanding of early childhood development and comfort in appropriately engaging young children at play
•Strong computer skills including proficiency with MS Office Suite 2010 package of software
•A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
•Current certification in First Aid and CPR

Application deadline: This position will remain open until filled.

Instructor Therapist / Thérapeute-Instructeur (Chatham) 

We are recruiting for a full-time (37.5 hours per week), contract Instructor Therapist in the Chatham office to provide services in French and English. The catchment area for this position includes Lambton and Chatham-Kent Counties. This fixed-term contract position is expected to begin in June 2014 and end in May 2015.

Responsibilities:
Under clinical supervision provided by TVCC Autism Services, the successful candidates will:
• Work directly with children with Autism delivering Intensive Behavioural Intervention.
• Provide IBI services mostly in centre-based environments (i.e., IBI classrooms) and occasionally, in community-based environments and client homes
• Contribute to treatment planning and prepare treatment material for clients - adhering to evidence-based methods
• Collect data and participate in the evaluation of the efficacy of teaching
• Provide information and support to parents and caregivers to implement Behaviour Analytic strategies across environments, when requested
• Collaborate with a multi-disciplinary team of professionals involved with clients on your caseload

Qualifications:
•Community college diploma or undergraduate degree in a related field,
•Autism and Behavioural Sciences Graduate Certificate, or equivalent,
•Experience working with children with Autism and knowledge of Applied Behaviour Analysis are definite assets
•Ability to provide services in French and English
•Advanced to superior oral and written proficiency in French
•Experience working in a high-energy, fast-paced environment requiring flexibility to adapt to change quickly and easily
•Strong written and oral communication skills; ability to receive and incorporate feedback; and, advanced self-reflection skills are required
•Understanding of early childhood development and comfort in appropriately engaging young children at play
•Strong computer skills including proficiency with MS Office Suite 2010 package of software
•A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
•Current certification in First Aid and CPR

Application deadline: This position will remain open until filled. 


Please click on  How to Apply for application instructions. 

Last Updated ( Wednesday, 30 July 2014 )