ABA Consultant

Organization NameJob CategoriesPosition TypeRegion and Location(s)Career LevelSalaryAd Online SinceApplication Deadline
Sunbeam Centre
  • Developmental Services
Contract - Full Time
  • Ontario - Kitchener
  • Ontario - Kitchener/Waterloo Area
Experienced (Non-manager)N/A2019-08-132019-08-23

ABA CONSULTANT

DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES RESOURCE CENTRE

Full-time 1 year contract (37.5 hours per week) with the possibility of extension

 

The Developmental Services Resource Centre – Waterloo Region (DSRC) is the single point of access to developmental services for children in the Region of Waterloo. DSRC provides case management and clinical services to individuals with developmental disabilities and/or Autism Spectrum Disorders. DSRC also assists them and their caregivers in connecting with community services and supports. DSRC’s services are available to children and adults with developmental disabilities in Waterloo Region.

 

We are presently inviting applications for the position of a full time contract (one year contract with possibility of extension) ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) Consultant. The successful candidate will be required to work flexible hours Monday – Friday; some evenings will be required with the possibility of an occasional weekend. The successful candidate will be based out of our Kitchener location but required to travel throughout Waterloo Region.

 

As part of our Ontario Autism Program (OAP), the successful candidate will prepare comprehensive, behavioural/functional assessments and ABA based intervention strategies to assist children aged 9-17 years with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. The work also involves a teaching/training function for families and agencies supporting these individuals in a variety of community settings. Work is performed under the direction and supervision of a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA).    

 

Qualifications:

  • Degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis or related health profession, supplemented by several years of broad-based clinical experience serving children with an Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Experience in working with Autism Spectrum Disorders and familiar with its impact on all aspects of functioning
  • Familiar with the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, Child, Youth and Family Services Act, Personal Health Information Act, various other federal and provincial legislations, directives and guidelines, corporation bylaws, policies and procedures
  • Familiarity with the special challenges presented by Dual Diagnosis and/or Autism Spectrum Disorder is a definite asset
  • Experience working with groups and families
  • Excellent consulting and oral/written communication skills
  • Two years of experience using a consultative model in a community setting
  • Experience in teaching/training
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR required (or must be prepared to obtain)
  • Valid driver’s license, clean driving record and reliable transportation

 

Please forward a resume and cover letter no later than August 23, 2019 at 4 pm

We thank all applicants for their interest and regret that only applicants chosen for interview will be contacted. Sunbeam Centre/Developmental Services Resource Centre is an equal opportunity employer. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation, appropriate arrangements will be made to assist you through this process.

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