Geneva Centre for Autism

Behaviour Consultant

Nov 16, 2018
$58,710
Various Locations, Ontario

BEHAVIOUR CONSULTANT
One Year Contract

Geneva Centre for Autism is an international leader in the development and delivery of clinical intervention services and training. We offer a wide range of clinical services which are determined individually for each person with an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). All of our clinical services are supported by a multi-disciplinary team of trained, experienced and empathic professionals including speech-language pathologists, behaviour analysts, therapists, early childhood educators, occupational therapists, developmental paediatricians, psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers. In addition, our staffing team is supported by a Professional Advisory Council which is composed of world-renowned clinicians, blending their expertise with ours. Consequently, Geneva Centre for Autism is able to provide the highest quality of clinical service to our clients.

Reporting to the Supervisor, the Behaviour Consultant, in collaboration with other multi-disciplinary team members, conducts Functional Behaviour Assessments, designs effective behaviour intervention plans, and conducts analysis of behavioural data for clients with an ASD and/or dual diagnosis and their families, caregivers and educators. He or she facilitates a variety of parent-training programs with in-classroom workshops and hands-on coaching components. Also, he/she provides direct treatment in group settings for children and youth with an ASD.

The ideal candidate for the role of Behaviour Consultant is exceptionally skilled in Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and its application to behavioural interventions for individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) and other developmental disabilities. In addition, the candidate is energetic with a commitment to individuals with ASD and can demonstrate a keen ability to be a supportive team member, to contribute actively to team discussions and decisions, and to provide best-practice service to clients and families. The ideal candidate works well independently and shows initiative.  He or she is self-motivated, and a keen and enthusiastic learner.

Requirements to be considered for the role:
•Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA)
•Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA)
•Masters’ degree with eligibility for Board Certified Behaviour Analyst certification
•A minimum of 4 years’ experience working with individuals with an ASD
•Experience working with youth with ASD
•Experience in the design, implementation, and monitoring of individualized ABA-based intervention programs for individuals diagnosed with ASD and/or dual diagnoses
•Experience training  parents, behaviour mediators, and/or other related parties
•Experience assisting with assessment activities related to the need for behavioural intervention
•Experience conducting functional behaviour assessments and designing positive behaviour support plans with families, schools and/or community programs
•Good communication skills; experience in presenting to large and small groups
•Excellent writing skills with previous experience in writing clinical reports
•Applied knowledge of community-based service delivery systems
•Demonstrated ability to work within the community to enhance public awareness of the strengths and challenges of individuals with developmental handicaps
•Bilingualism an asset
•Evening work required.

Starting Salary: $58,710

Working at Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) is both challenging and rewarding. We provide our employees with a positive work environment where they can make a difference every day.

We offer…
•Meaningful careers and professional development opportunities
•Competitive pay
•Internationally recognized leadership and innovation in the field of ASD
•A dynamic people-focused company culture that supports a balanced lifestyle

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

Human Resources
careers@autism.net
Please quote Job #53.18

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 accommodation Geneva Centre for Autism will work with you to determine how to meet your needs.

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