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Developmental Services Transitions Facilitator 

About the Organization York Support Services Network (YSSN) is a non-profit agency providing streamlined access for mental health and 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 Full-time contracts and one .5fte (17.5 hrs/wk) contract to March 31, 2023.  (with a possibility of extension or becoming permanent)

The Transitions Facilitator is responsible for the development of service plans that focuses on community participation and planning for adult transition for children and youth who have autism and are registered in the Ontario Autism Program. Services and supports also include referrals and linkages to service providers for training, education and/or skills acquisition in an effort to start planning for adulthood.

The Transitions Facilitator will work with community partners such as school boards, Developmental Services Ontario and others to assist with transition planning as well as to guide families through the transition process, offer group options for transition support and other information sessions. This will include practical support in confirming eligibility for adult developmental services, linking with DSO CER, and application to the Ontario Disability Support Program (ODSP).

A hybrid remote work arrangement is available for this position.

 
Position Requirements
  • Bachelors degree in Social Work or related discipline (ie Psychology etc.)

  • Minimum three years related experience

  • Experience working with multiple special needs children, youth and their families

  • Completion of referral forms, the provision of information/resources both generic and specialized and to facilitate access to all children’s services

  • Experience with developing an integrated service plan

  • Experience working with team members from multiple children’s sectors

  • Experience with team facilitation and leadership

  • Francophone or second language is considered an asset

  • Understanding of cultural diversity and second language skills are considered assets

  • The successful applicant will be required to provide a police clearance that meets agency standards

  • A valid driver’s license, adequate insurance coverage for business purposes and regular use of a reliable vehicle

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time and/or Part-Time  
Position Developmental Services Transitions Facilitator  
Close Date 6/23/2022 11:59:00 PM  
Number of Openings 3  
Location Aurora  
EOE Statement YSSN is a progressive work environment that is passionate about creating an inclusive workplace that promotes and values, equity, inclusion, and diversity. YSSN encourages all applicants, Indigenous Peoples, LGBTQ2S+ communities, people of all races, colours, ethnic origins, religions, disabilities and consumers to apply.

YSSN offers a hybrid remote work arrangement including Alternative Work Arrangements and Flexible hours to support a work-life balance and wellness in the workplace.

Successful candidates will be required to submit proof of COVID-19 vaccination (two doses) from the Ontario Ministry of Health website or other authorized source directly to the Human Resources department. In the event that you are unable to be vaccinated as a result of a ground protected under the Human Rights Code, you may submit a written explanation of the ground and any supporting documentation to determine if you are exempt from this requirement directly to Human Resources.

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

Our Vision
A Meaningful Life for All: Relationships, Community, Well-Being.

Our Mission
Communicate. Connect. Collaborate.

We thank all candidates for their interest. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://YorkSupportServicesNetwork.appone.com



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