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Autism Support Assistant

Job ID: 16,468

Date Posted:
Jan 4, 2019
Job Title:
Autism Support Assistant
Salary:
$14.00 - 19.54 per hour
Job Category:
Health, Education & Social Services
Location:
York Region

Job Description:

Reporting to the Manager, the Autism Support Assistant is responsible to ensure that the day to day support provided to persons diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) meet the expectations of those individuals to enhance his/her quality of life.  The support provided must also align with the values of Kerry’s Place Autism Services and meet the goals and expectations of the agency.  The Autism Support Assistant, with his/her team, provides services aimed at maximizing health and safety and personal fulfillment of persons diagnosed with ASD.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be familiar with and consistently apply the principles of Kerry’s Place with respect to the Mission, Vision, Values and Policies and Procedures.
  • Provide solutions to barriers impacting achievement of quality of life.  Participate to ensure Personal Outcomes for persons are met as defined by each participant.
  • Consistently follow, where appropriate, Behavioural and Crisis Protocols as documented.  Document and report incidents and serious occurrences immediately.
  • Provide support and coaching in the areas of social skills, communication, vocation and leisure activities.
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with families, natural supports, volunteers, professionals, community members and others.
  • Administer medication according to Kerry’s Place Policy and Procedures. 

Employer:

Kerry's Place Autism Services

Qualifications:

  • Completion of Human Services Diploma from a recognized Community College or University or completion of Ontario Secondary School (or equivalent) and one year of related experience (preferably supporting persons diagnosed with ASD).
  • Solid communication skills both verbal and written.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team.
  • Must have the ability to physically support children, youth and adults with Autism Spectrum Disorder.
  • Must have the ability to complete the NVCI certification as well as perform the required physical techniques; training will be provided.
  • Demonstrated flexibility, creativity and sound judgment.
  • A valid Driver’s License, with a minimum G2 and a reliable vehicle.
  • French language skills will be considered an asset.
     

In addition to a competitive compensation package, we focus on health and wellness including fitness and family- focused benefits and work life balance.

How To Apply:

Apply online at the following link: 

https://workforcenow.adp.com/mascsr/default/mdf/recruitment/recruitment.html?cid=eaa48b27-5bf0-4124-ba40-49ed34782908&ccId=19000101_000001&jobId=246297&lang=en_CA&source=CC4

(JOB RETRIEVED FROM EXTERNAL WEBSITE; CONTACT COMMUNITY SERVICES -BRADFORD WORKS IS NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE ACCURACY OF EXTERNAL POSTINGS)

Advertised Until:

Jan 27, 2019

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