Job Posting 89522

Facilitator, Supported Independent Living (SIL)
Family Services of Peel
Halton / Peel area
Mississauga-Brampton-Caledon
closes in 2 days (Wed, 30 Nov)
full time  •  $45,142

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 Facilitators in the Supported Independent Living (SIL) program, as well as one (1) part-time (17.5-hours/week) Facilitator

 

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 & 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 clients
  • 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 clients' community, as well as creating opportunities for increased friendships & affiliations
  • To provide clients & caregiver(s) 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 clients to other resources
  • To ensure clients access appointments & services when required
  • To meet all service delivery standards
  • To maintain case files with historical & current information regarding clients' status, assessment, service plan, 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
  • Experience required
  • 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
  • As there may be a remote aspect to this job, ability to work from home, consisting of a safe & private home office setting & the necessary technical equipment & high-speed Internet access for remote work
  • Familiarity with virtual work platforms
  • 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 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 & 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 at www.fspeel.org

 

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. 

 

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.

Please Note: WorkInNonProfits.ca is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on WorkInNonProfits.ca and good luck with your job search!