Job Posting 83383

Group Services Workers
Geneva Centre for Autism
Toronto Metro area
Yonge/Davisville
closed 4 days ago (Thu, 19 May)
part time - temp / contract  •  16.00/hour

Part Time Group Services Workers
Multiple Positions- Contract

 

Contract Duration:  To March 2023
Hours: Evenings and Weekends
Location: In Centre

 

ABOUT US:
Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) is a pioneer in developing leading edge resources, programs and services that serve as models for other organizations throughout the world. Our mission is to empower individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder, and their families, to fully participate in their communities.

 

THE ROLE:
Reporting to the Supervisor, Group Services Workers work directly with children, youth and adults with Autism in group/camp settings assisting to develop communication, social and life skills.

 

YOU WILL:
•Support children, youth, and adults with ASD to participate in an in-Centre respite setting
•Provide direct care to the participants (including personal care), ensuring health and safety and programming at all times for participants
•Support participants in engaging in a variety of interactive activities that support both recreational and individualized goals
•Implementation of crisis management techniques where necessary using Crisis Prevention and Intervention.
•Ensure adequate materials (i.e. visual aids, programming materials, etc.) are available and ready for use each shift
•Participate in program planning with team members during preparation time
•Complete daily progress reports on each participant and other documentation, as required
•Maintain regular contact with the Supervisor/Team Leads regarding all issues pertaining to the program
•Maintain a clean and organized work/office area.

 

WHAT YOU BRING TO THE ROLE:
•University/college education in a relevant discipline–completed or working towards completion
•Previous experience providing direct support to children, youth or adults with an ASD
•Understanding of the principles of applied behaviour analysis
•Demonstrated problem solving and crisis management skills
•Experience with managing challenging behaviours using Crisis Prevention Intervention techniques
•Excellent organizational and communication skills
•Ability to work effectively in a team environment
•Be reliable, dependable and adaptable.
•Valid CPR Level C Certification.

• Satisfactory current Vulnerable Sector Check and Criminal Records Check
• Proof of full vaccination against COVID-19

 

Salary: $16.00-$18.00/hour


Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume to:

Human Resources

 

Please note “Group Services Workers” in the subject line of your email

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Geneva Centre for Autism is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment. Geneva Centre for Autism is also committed to accommodating applicants with disabilities during the recruitment, assessment and selection process. Please notify us if you require accommodation in respect of the materials or procedures used at any time during this process. If you require an accommodation, Geneva Centre for Autism will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.

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