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Family Support Worker - Ontario Autism Program 

About the Organization YORK SUPPORT SERVICES NETWORK (YSSN) IS A NON-PROFIT AGENCY PROVIDING STREAMLINED ACCESS FOR MENTAL HEALTH & ADDICTIONS SERVICES AS WELL AS CASE MANAGEMENT AND COMMUNITY CRISIS RESPONSE SERVICES WITHIN YORK REGION AND SOUTH SIMCOE. IT IS A DESIGNATED ADMINISTRATOR OF THE DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES ONTARIO PROGRAM AND OFFERS ACCESS FOR ADULTS TO DEVELOPMENTAL SERVICES IN CENTRAL EAST REGION.

 
Description

One part-time (17.5 hrs/wk) contract position to March 2020

One full-time (35 hr/wk) contract position to September 7, 2020

Primary functions include providing service and program navigation, supports and planning to children, youth and families engaged in the Ontario Autism Program. The Family Support Worker will work with families to develop and revise personalized Ontario Autism Program Family Service Plans. Primary functions include; support to children and youth through the completion of referral forms, the provision of information/resources both generic and specialized, facilitated access to children's sector resources.

The Family Support Worker will engage, orient and support parents/caregivers from initial contact in the Ontario Autism Program and throughout their service pathway. The Family Support Worker will utilize the shared electronic record housed within the Coordinated Service Planning agency (Children’s Treatment Network) in York Region to support integrated planning.

 
Position Requirements
  • B.S.W. or equivalent
  • Three years directly related front line experience using a family-centred approach
  • Experience working with children and youth with Autism is essential
  • Understanding of Applied Behaviour Analysis and other evidence based behavioural sciences is preferred
  • Other language skills is considered an asset
  • An understanding of cultural diversity is considered an asset
  • Familiarity with the local service system and its providers is required
  • A valid G license, adequate insurance for work purposes and regular use of a reliable vehicle required for this position
 
Full-Time/Part-Time  
Position Family Support Worker  
Close Date 1/29/2019  
Number of Openings 2  
Location Aurora office  
EOE Statement

YSSN is a progressive work environment with a willingness to accommodate that promotes diversity in the workplace. We encourage members of visible minority, immigrant, aboriginal or LGBTQ2S communities, people with disabilities and consumers to apply.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process as per Ontario Human Rights Code.
 

This position is currently not accepting applications.

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