Job Posting 100402

Facilitator, Supported Independent Living (SIL)
Family Services of Peel
Halton / Peel area
Mississauga-Brampton-Caledon
closes in 17 days (Tue, 30 Apr)
full time  •  $50,602 full-time / $25,301 part-time

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 competitive compensation & benefits, 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 full-time (35-hours/week) and part-time (17.5-hours/week) Facilitators in the Supported Independent Living (SIL) program

 

Job Purpose: To provide personal support to adults with a developmental disability in a supported individual living setting. 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 the case, intake and assessment
  • To develop, implement and provide services based on and reflective of person-centred planning, self-determination and choice
  • To ensure that clients receive the contracted hours of support as identified
  • To develop and maintain a trusting and empowering relationship with clients
  • To facilitate the continued development of skills necessary to live independently and safely
  • To ensure safe and suitable living arrangements
  • To plan for clients' changing needs as a result of aging, medical, and/or psycho-social needs
  • To develop opportunities for increased inclusion within clients' community, as well as creating opportunities for increased friendships and affiliations
  • To provide clients and caregiver(s) with community information and service referrals
  • To facilitate crisis intervention for clients (abuse, post-traumatic stress, panic situations, suicidal ideation or other critical incidents), advocate and support clients or refer clients to other resources
  • To ensure clients access appointments and services when required
  • To meet all service delivery standards
  • To maintain case files with historical and current information regarding clients' status, assessment, service plan, service provided, outcome and evaluation, and all case notes
  • To provide statistical and incident information to manager for monthly and quarterly reports
  • To write letters or memos regarding service
  • To participate in providing information, and contributing to special reports, proposals or projects
  • To attend all required training: e.g. Social Role Valorization, Personal Outcome Measures, First Aid and CPR, CPI, and other training as relevant
  • To comply with current Ministry serious occurrence reporting and guidelines
  • To participate in team meetings and provide input and ideas for improving services.
  • To contribute to team assignments and projects
  • To maintain confidentiality for all matters related to Agency work in accordance with relevant Agency policies and procedures
  • To participate in orientation and training of placement students
  • To perform other relevant duties as assigned, for team or Agency

Key Qualifications:

  • Bachelors level degree in related field and/or community college diploma specific to developmental disabilities
  • Experience required
  • Demonstrated experience in working with people with a dual diagnosis (complex mental health needs and developmental disability)
  • Current 1st Aid and CPR certification
  • Superior written and oral command of the English language
  • Strong communication skills, including presentations
  • Computer proficiency in MS Word, Excel, and data bases
  • As there may be a remote aspect to this job, ability to work from home, consisting of a safe and private home office setting and the necessary technical equipment and high-speed Internet access for remote work
  • Familiarity with virtual work platforms
  • Demonstrated efforts to continuously update skills
  • Ability to work day, evening and week-end hours
  • A valid Ontario Driver’s License in good standing, a clean driving record, appropriate insurance and a vehicle are required for this position.
  • Flexibility to work at a variety of locations throughout Peel region
  • Additional language(s) an asset

 

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

 

NO TELEPHONE CALLS PLEASE

 

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

 

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

 

Family Services of Peel is dedicated to building an inclusive community with a shared purpose, and we strive to represent the values of respect, collaboration and diversity.  We have a strong commitment to employment equity and follow this commitment throughout our recruitment and selection process. 

 

Family Services of Peel is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environment. We especially welcome applications from Indigenous (First Nations, Métis or Inuit) peoples, members of racialized communities, women, and persons who identify as 2SLGBTQ+. We also encourage applications from persons with disabilities, and will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all the stages of the recruitment and selection process.  All information that is received in regards to accommodations will be kept confidential.

 

We acknowledge the Haudenosaunee, Anishinabek, and Huron Wendat Indigenous territories, covered by ‘Treaty 13’, also known as the Toronto Purchase.  We recognize and deeply appreciate their historic connection to this place.

 

It is Family Services of Peel’s policy to recruit and 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.

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