We are looking for skilled and professional Child and Youth Workers with mid to senior level CYW experience, to join our network of independent contractors. As an Independent Contractor at wm+a you work according to your availability and in your area of interest/skill/expertise!
WORK AVAILABLE: Evenings and weekends
LOCATIONS: Halton Region (Burlington)
REQUIRED: Diploma in CYW, DSW, BST or B.A. in related discipline
SETTINGS: Family Homes
@ wm+a you have:
- Flexibility of work: work options based on your availability
- Commitment: 24 hour access to support when needed
- Technical infrastructure: virtual service coordination; online scheduling and CRM system
- Professional development: clinical training opportunities: ABA, OCD, ADHD, ODD, FASD and more!
- Recognized credential: RBT (Registered Behaviour Technician) 40 hour online training available to active associates
- Available mandatory trainings: CPI, SMG and UMAB
Qualifications & Experience:
- A minimum of 3 full years of experience with individuals diagnosed with ASD (autism), Mental Health Disorders or Dual Diagnosis
- Must have Community college diploma or university degree in a relevant discipline(CYW, DSW, BA, BST)
- Strong experience working with complex special needs population (with behavioural challenges)
- Ability to work independently following a client BSP; critical thinking and sound decision making ability
- Knowledge of the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis/data collection is an asset
- Vulnerable Sector Screening required; current VPC accepted within the last 6 months
- Crisis training (CPI, UMAB, SMG) and Valid Standard First Aid and CPR Level C required
Who we are:
wm+a provides specialized behaviour-based services to individuals with complex needs; Autism Spectrum Disorder, Dual Diagnosis, and Mental Health throughout the GTA and surrounding areas. We are looking for skilled, professional and value-focused Child and Youth Workers who in addition to their strong skills have a track record of demonstrated committed, a strong work ethic and value professional growth.
Providing individualized and/or crisis supports to children, youth and adults diagnosed with ASD (autism), Developmental Disability, Mental Health Disorder and/or Dual Diagnosis
Implementing client specific goals and ISP/BSP; teaching based on principals of ABA and other evidence-based practices
Work with client in their setting: residential, schools/day programs; hospitals and health care setting; family or independent living home; and the community at large
Collect, manage and analyze data/ daily documentation relevant to the clients’ specific programs and goals; participate/contribute to case coordination and multi-disciplinary service dialogue.
To apply directly to wm+a for this position, please go to www.wmanda.com/Careers/
and click the "Child & Youth Worker/Behaviour Specialist" position.
@ wm+a we make a difference.
We thank all candidates for their interest, however only candidates who meet the qualifications for this role will be contacted.
Reference ID: CYW
Part-time hours: 10-40 per week
Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract
Salary: $22.00-$27.00 per hour
- 10 hour shift
- 12 hour shift
- 8 hour shift
- Day shift
- Monday to Friday
- How many years of front line experience do you have?
- Remote interview process
- Personal protective equipment provided or required
- Temperature screenings
- Sanitizing, disinfecting, or cleaning procedures in place