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Job Number:  45312
Facilitator - Supported Independent Living Program
Job Posted: Friday, 8 June 2018
Closing Date: Saturday, 7 July 2018
(75 days ago)
Family Services of Peel
Region: Halton / Peel area Type: Full time
Location: Mississauga & Brampton-Caledon Salary: $43,706.50

Family Services of Peel (FSP) is a progressive, multi-service Agency offering a dynamic work environment & culture. Are you interested in working at an organization that is committed to excellence & adds value to the community? We offer our staff competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits plan, professional development & training, & opportunities for advancement. Peel has a highly diverse & rapidly growing population of more than one million people & includes Mississauga, Brampton & Caledon. Applications are currently being accepted for a full-time (35-hours/week) Facilitator in the Supported Independent Living (SIL) program.



Facilitator - Supported Independent Living (SIL) Program

Full-time (35-hours/week)

Days, Evenings & Week-Ends

Mississauga & Brampton-Caledon locations



Family Services of Peel is an equal opportunity employer. Accommodation is available for applicants selected for an interview. 


Job Purpose                    

To provide personal support to adults with a developmental disability in supported individual living settings. The objective is to implement an Individual Support Plan for continued independent living & client enjoyment of a lifestyle which promotes participation, friendships & citizenship in the community.


Job Responsibilities       

To coordinate cases, intake & assessment

To develop, implement & provide services based on & reflective of person-centred planning, self-determination & choice

To ensure that clients receive the contracted hours of support as identified

To develop & maintain a trusting & empowering relationship with the client

To facilitate the continued development of skills necessary to live independently & safely

To ensure safe & suitable living arrangements

To plan for clients’ changing needs as a result of aging, medical, &/or psycho-social needs

To develop opportunities for increased inclusion within in clients’ respective communities, as well as creating opportunities for increased friendships& affiliations

To provide clients & caregivers with community information & service referrals

To facilitate crisis intervention for clients (abuse, post traumatic stress, panic situations, suicidal ideation or other critical incidents) advocate & support clients or refer them to other resources

To ensure clients get to appointments & services when required

To meet all service delivery standards

To maintain case files with historical & current information regarding clients’ status, assessment, service plans, service provided, outcome & evaluation, & all case notes

To provide statistical & incident information to manager for monthly & quarterly reports

To write letters or memos regarding service

To participate in providing information, & contributing to special reports, proposals or projects

To attend all required training: e.g. Social Role Valorization, Personal Outcome Measures, First Aid & CPR, CPI, & other training as relevant

To comply with current Ministry serious occurrence reporting & guidelines

To participate in team meetings & provide input & ideas for improving services.

To contribute to team assignments & projects

To maintain confidentiality for all matters related to Agency work in accordance with relevant Agency policies & procedures

To participate in orientation & training of placement students

To perform other relevant duties as assigned, for team or Agency


Key Qualifications

Bachelors level degree in related field &/or community college diploma specific to developmental disabilities combined with a minimum of 3-years paid work experience working with adults who are developmentally disabled individuals (developmental disabilities as defined by the Government of Ontario’s Select Committee on Developmental Services)

Demonstrated experience in working with people with a dual diagnosis (complex mental health needs & developmental disability)

Current 1st Aid & CPR certification

Superior written & oral command of the English language

Strong communication skills, including presentations

Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, & data bases

Demonstrated efforts to continuously update skills

Ability to work day, evening & week-end hours

A valid Ontario Driver’s License in good standing, a clean driving record, appropriate insurance & a vehicle are required for this position.

Flexibility to work at a variety of locations throughout Peel region  

Additional language(s) an asset




We welcome applications from all qualified persons. Please forward your letter of interest & resume to:

Human Resources Department

Family Services of Peel

Reference competition 0618-01 in subject line

501-151 City Centre Drive

Mississauga ON L5B 1M7

Fax        416.352.5396



We thank all applicants however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.





Family Services of Peel is a community-based Agency that works to strengthen families, couples & individuals through counselling, education & support services. To ensure the highest standards of service for our clients, our staff are experienced & qualified professionals who reflect the richness of our diverse community. Our Counsellors adhere to the Code of Ethics of the Counselling & Social Work profession. We invite you to visit our website to learn more about our Agency & our range of programs & services.              www.fspeel.org


Family Services of Peel is committed to developing a staff team that reflects the community in which we work, & the people we serve.


An equal opportunity employer, it is Family Services of Peel’s policy to recruit & select applicants for employment solely on the basis of qualifications. In accordance with privacy legislation, by submitting your application you are providing your consent for the recruiter to conduct employment references.


As a member of this dynamic Agency, staff will be asked to undertake & lead special assignments. This may include participation in fundraising, strategic planning, & other related activities which contribute to the continuous transformation of Family Services of Peel.

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
Human Resources
Family Services of Peel
151 City Centre Drive Suite 501
Mississauga ON L5B 1M7
Fax: 416-352-5396
www:   www.fspeel.org

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