Job Posting 84981

Manager, Autism Services
Lumenus Community Services
Toronto Metro area
Toronto
closes in 18 days (Thu, 14 Jul)
full time

Manager, Autism Services
LOCATION: Toronto, ON (Onsite)
POSITION TYPE: Full-time Regular (37.5 hours/week)
POSTING CLOSING DATE: June 30, 2022

 

Lumenus Community Services is committed to diversity, equity and inclusion. We value a
recruitment and selection process that is inclusive and barrier-free and we encourage applications
from all individuals including, but not limited to, all cultures, religions, racialized communities,
abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities and expressions.


Lumenus believes that immunization against COVID-19 is an individual and societal responsibility
and that we must do everything possible to protect our clients, families, employees, students,
volunteers and contractors against the spread of COVID-19. As a condition of employment, proof
of full vaccination or exemption under the Ontario Human Rights Code must be submitted to Human
Resources seven (7) calendar days prior to start date.


Lumenus Community Services is looking for a Supervisor, Autism Services. The Autism Supervisor,
leads and supervises a team of Therapists delivering behaviour services based on Applied
Behaviour Analysis (ABA). They will ensure effective operation of Autism Services through clinical
supervision and support for clients and their families in matters related to behavioural interventions
at home and in the community.


As a member of the Lumenus Management Team, the Manager, Autism Services is responsible
for implementing and monitoring the Agency’s Autism Services strategic plan as it relates to the
program’s purpose and is responsible for the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the program.
Lumenus Community Services is a dynamic and growing agency. We offer a competitive
salary, attractive benefits package, ongoing training, and career development opportunities!


KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:


• Clinical Responsibilities:
• Conduct functional and behavioural assessments
• Develop and /or approve individual treatment programs for children and youth
• Design and write clinical programs
• Participate in the treatment planning process
• Conducts on-site supervision of direct service delivery
• Ensure the clinical program is delivered according to prescribed standards of service and
clinical practice
• Provide training for parents related to behavioural intervention at home and in the
community
• Assist in the delivery of Family Support Services
• Train, coach, supervise and evaluate Therapists
In April 2020 Adventure Place, The Etobicoke Children’s Centre,
Griffin Centre and Skylark Children Youth & Families amalgamated to
form Lumenus Community Services. The vision of Lumenus is to
provide excellent, accessible and integrated mental health,
developmental and community services where every client has the
opportunity to be seen, be heard and to be well.

• Support ongoing training and professional development of Therapists
• Contribute to effective cross-sector linkages
• Other duties as assigned and relevant to this position
• Administrative Responsibilities:
• Carry out administrative functions in support of service delivery
• Provide administrative supervision to a team of Therapists
• Monitor performance standards and complete ongoing learning plans and performance
appraisals
• Participate in, and contribute to, the Centre’s Leadership and Management functions
• Participate in, and contribute to Toronto Autism Services partnership


QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:


• Must possess a Master’s degree in psychology or related field with current clinical expertise
and knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Must have 3 to 5 years’ work experience in the provision of ABA to children and or youth with
autism, or relevant experience
• Must possess the Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) certification in good standingConsiderations will be made for applicants scheduled to write the BCBA exam prior to
December 31, 2022
• Must have a thorough understanding of principles and conceptual issues of ABA
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office
• Knowledge of communication assistive software applications is an asset (Pro-loquo2go)
• Experience in supervising employees is preferred
• Excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution, and administrative skills
• Demonstrates superior English communication skills both oral and written.
• Fluency in more than one language is considered an asset and proficiency in French is
preferred
• Demonstrates the ability to engage in respectful interactions with others and address situations
in ways that respect diverse backgrounds and lived experiences
• Must have a strong work ethic, that includes but is not limited to:
o Integrity
o Accountability
o Punctuality
o Regular and consistent attendance


ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:


• Satisfactory clearance under the Vulnerable Sector Screening process
• Ability to work flexible hours; evenings and weekends may be required
• Valid and current First Aid and CPR certification
• Valid and current SMG Training (Safe Management)


TO APPLY: Interested applicants are invited to visit our website at
https://lumenus.ca/careers/ and submit their cover letter and resume through our Career
Centre on or before June 30, 2022.


We ask applicants to make any accommodation requests for the interview or selection process known in advance by contacting the
Human Resources Department. Human Resources will work together with the hiring committee to arrange reasonable and
appropriate accommodation for the selection process which will enable you to be assessed in a fair and equitable manner

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