Regional Support Associates, in association with Woodstock General Hospital, offers inter-disciplinary clinical and specialized services informed by our expertise within Behavioural Consultation, Case Management, Psychology, Psychiatry, Primary Health Care, Speech and Language Pathology, Occupational Therapy and trauma informed care for people with intellectual disabilities across the Southwest Region of Ontario. As such we are looking for:
POSITION: 1 Permanent Full Time – BEHAVIOUR ANALYST
HOURS OF WORK: 37.5 Hours Weekly (flexibility in schedule to include evenings and weekends as required)
LOCATION: RSA Woodstock
The position will ensure effective, ethical and quality behavioural services are provided for people (18yrs and older) with an intellectual disability. The nature of services includes but is not limited to consultation for the purposes of assessment, implementation and evaluation of interventions for person’s who have an intellectual disabilities and are experiencing emotional, behavioural or medical difficulties. Responsibilities will include employee development, mentoring and training, conducting functional behavioural assessments, the analysis and presentation of behavioural data, development of behaviour protocols / treatment plans and working with employees, individuals and families in developing interventions that are in compliance with professional best practices and with agency philosophy. The Behaviour Analyst will be responsible for direct reporting to a Clinical Supervisor as well as receive professional support from a Clinical Psychologist regarding program sign-off and professional development.
QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE:
The successful candidate will possess:
- Minimum completion of a Master’s degree relevant to the field of social services and a recognized member in good standing with the Behavior Analyst Certification Board, Inc. as a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst.
- Extensive experience in the field of intellectual disabilities, including in dealing with individuals with intellectual disabilities and their families.
- Experience in a health care, mental health or social services.
- Previous experience in conducting psychosocial/behavioural/healthcare assessments on individuals with developmental disabilities. Development of treatment plans for challenging behaviours using ABA principles.
- Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills are mandatory, as is the demonstrated ability to deal congenially with a variety of people effectively and efficiently with minimal supervision
- Organizational skills and demonstrated ability to handle and respect confidential information with tact and diplomacy are essential
- Ability and desire to mentor colleagues as well as provide Supervision to aspiring BCBA’s as they prepare for Certification
- Ability to work collaboratively with an interdisciplinary team to achieve the best results for teams and people we support
- Successful Candidate possesses the ability to adhere to deadlines and prioritize multiple projects effectively
- Planning of and preparing for presentations and training programs
- Ability to use agency defined vision to apply to committee work including chairing/co-chairing committees in house
- Knowledgeable in a variety of computer software applications and automated record keeping
- Demonstrated ability in adherence to client rights, understanding client’s ability to direct care and client confidentiality
- A valid Driver’s License, with a minimum G2 standing, and access to a reliable automobile for extensive travel throughout Southwestern Ontario.
- Bilingualism (English/French) is an asset.
- A willingness to learn more about this rewarding, exciting and unique field.
Job Type: Full-time
- Developmental Disabilities: 2 years (Required)
- Master's Degree (Required)
- Woodstock, ON (Required)
- Behaviour Analyst Certification Board, Inc. (Required)
- French (Preferred)