Behaviour interventionist /community support worker (Richmond)
compensation: 20-30 dollars per hour employment type: part-time
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Our family is seeking a passionate andreliable, caregiver/behaviour interventionist/SLP assistant to work with our energetic 12-year old, non-verbal son with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We are seeking a candidate for a long-term, stable working relationship to join our great team and work together and under the support and supervision of a group of confident professionals.
2-hour sessions 2-3 days per week (5ish -7ish pm) are needed:weekdays and no. of sessions are flexible, however a consistent arrangement will be required as there are other BIs on the team. Extra sunday morning longer sessions (2-4) hours would be preferred but not a must. Extra sessions are also preferred during the summer and school holidays.
-Sessions are conducted as community outings, driving and access to a reliable vehicle will be required.
*Please only apply if you have all of the following!
-Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Childhood Education,Special Education,Psychology, Linguistics, or another field related to developmental disabilities.
-1-2 years direct work experience with children or adults with autism.
-Demonstrated capacity to build warm, caring relationships people with disabilities.
-Playful, creative interaction style.
-An excellent command of English.
-Ability to work independently and reliably with minimal supervision.
- Ability to run fast if needed, as our son tends to bolt.
Regular reporting to the youth's parents, and SLP regarding the progress of the intervention strategies.
Open to, and able to act on continuous performance feedback in order to improve outcome for child
Commitment of at least a year of work with family.
-Valid BC Driver's License and an acceptable driving record
-Criminal Record Check
-Non violent crisis intervention, Mandt training or an equivalent is highly preferred but not a must.
- Competent swimmer and confident to take our child on swimming outings, highly preferred but not a must.
- Knowedge/experience in AAC is also an asset as our child uses touchchat to communicate. If not training will be provided.
this is an excellent position for an educational assistant or full time BI wanting after school/evening extra hours
Pay: $20-30/hr, depending on experience and qualifications.
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