Geneva Centre for Autism

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Group Services Workers x20

Nov 12, 2018
Various Locations, Ontario
Entry Level

Group Services Workers x20
Part Time Contract
Winter Camp: December 20, 2018-January 4, 2019

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, Community Support Services, Group Services Workers facilitate skill building and recreational programs for children and adolescents with an Autism Spectrum Disorder.  Group Services Workers provide direct care and support to participants (including personal care) and ensure the health and safety of clients during their participation in activities.

As the ideal candidate for this role, you are energetic and adaptable. You are creative and resourceful and can demonstrate the ability to be a good team player.

To be successful in this role, you must have:
•A University/college education in a relevant discipline (e.g. social work, psychology, education, behavioural sciences) completed or working towards completion
•Previous experience providing direct support to children, youth or adults with disabilities including Autism Spectrum Disorders in a recreational or skill building program
•Experience with managing challenging behaviours
•Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
•Knowledge of Applied Behaviour Analysis
•Aptitude with music, art or drama therapy is an asset for this position
•Bilingualism is an asset.

Salary: $14.50/hour + 4%vacation pay

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

Human Resources
Please quote Job #54.18

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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