Personal Support Worker (PSW - WLC) - Woodview, Mental Health and Autism Services

Sep 29, 2020
Burlington, Ontario

Title: Personal Support Worker (PSW - WLC)

Reports to: Woodview Learning Centre Program Manager


HOURS:  Monday to Friday 9am to 3pm

10 month contract September 8, 2020 to June 18, 2021


Location: Head Office - 69 Flatt Road

Application deadline: August 10, 2020 by 5pm

Start Date: September 8, 2020


Resumes to be be sent to (Please note Job Title in the subject line)


Knowledge Required:

  • An understanding of the abilities, needs and challenges for students with ASD.
  • An understanding of effective instructional strategies and behaviour management techniques to assist children with ASD.
  • Knowledge of the Ontario Curriculum and grade level expectations.
  • Knowledge of the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis obtained by special training (Bachelor Degree or Diploma)
  • Professional experience working with children with ASD.

Skills Required:

  • The ability to support, manage and effectively work with behaviourlly challenged students with ASD in a classroom and community environment (working in groups ranging from 4:1 to 1:1 ratio)
  • The ability to assess, evaluate and modify the goals and prescribed practices within the IEP to ensure student success.
  • The ability to assess student performance and maintain up-to-date and accurate records of individual student performance and development.
  • Assist clients with all aspects of personal care, promote client safety, assist with transitions and provide support.
  • The ability to work effectively as part of a team.
  • The ability to communicate effectively with staff, students, parents and community resources.
  • A high level of energy, commitment, flexibility and enthusiasm.


  • Degree or Diploma from a recognized university or community college in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Educational Assistance, Special Needs Support Program, Personal Support Worker or equivalent.
  • Specific professional knowledge of and experience working with individuals with ASD.
  • Preference will be given to those with practical/applied experience in the field of ABA or IBI.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience and excellent driving record to drive students to different outings.
  • Valid G license and dependable car mandatory (F license an asset).
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