Location: Powell River
We are looking for someone who is interested in working as a Behaviour Interventionist to join our Sources Behavioural Consultation & Support Services team! A Behaviour Interventionist provides direct one-to-one support to neurodivergent children and youth. They work as a part of an interdisciplinary team, under the direct mentorship and supervision of a Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA). The successful candidate will be supported in attaining certification as a Registered Behaviour Technician or one of the other levels of certification awarded through the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board.
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization that has been providing support, encouragement, and hope for individuals and families in White Rock, Surrey, Delta, Langley, Prince George, and Parksville for 40 years. We serve 40,000 individuals yearly and that is all owing to our dedicated team. We welcome people of all genders, races, cultures, ethnicities and abilities. We strive to create more vibrant and resilient communities by offering support to children, youth, families, persons with disabilities, seniors, LGBTQ2S+ individuals, and others who are coping with isolation, addiction, mental illness, poverty, disability and conflict. We also support our communities through leadership, education and volunteerism.
SOURCES is also committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth, reconciliation and resurgence.
We value diversity, respect and collaboration as we are all striving to promote the same mission—social wellness for our community.
Description of position:
Reporting to the Manager of Family Services, the Behaviour Interventionist is a temporary employee of Sources Community Resources.
Program Specific Responsibilities:
• Use teaching methods to target specific program goals as directed by a Behavioural Consultant/Analyst and implementing teaching programs and other interventions as outlined on the student’s behavioural plan of intervention.
• Collect data, monitoring, recording and reviewing client progress with consultant and other team members.
• Develop, teach, and demonstrate the strategies of positive behaviour support.
• Write accurate session notes and maintaining files.
• Support various clients with skills related to self-advocacy and self-regulation in a fun and meaningful way.
• High school diploma, two years post-secondary education in a related field preferred (psychology, education, social work, etc.)
• Experience working with children with autism and experience/ability managing and responding to aggressive behaviour is preferred.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Available for work at least 20 hours/week, possibly weekends and evenings.
• Valid BC driver’s license.
• Criminal record check required.
• Reliable vehicle.
• Ideal candidate is available, primarily, during the afterschool hours.
Start Date: Dependent on finding a qualified candidate/s
Salary: based on experience
Closing Date: May 30, 2023.
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