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Geneva Centre for Autism


Vacancy Details

Job Ref.: 41.12

Job Title: Clinical Manager, Intake and Behaviour Services

Closing Date: 10/15/2012

Duration: One Year

Sector: Social services

Location: Ontario, Canada

Town / City: Toronto

Salary range: Please state salary expectations with your application

Job Type: Temporary/Contract

Job description:

Reporting to the Director, Programs and Services, the Clinical Manager, Intake and Behaviour Services provides supervision for the Intake as well as the preschool/school-age Behaviour Services. The Clinical manager oversees a team of Social Workers who support families in accessing services at Geneva Centre for Autism (GCA) and in the community. The Clinical Manager also provides direct supervision to a team of Behaviour Consultants that provide evidence-based support to families of children and adolescents with a diagnosis of an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and/or dual diagnosis. He/she directly supervises functional behaviour assessments, behaviour intervention plans, implementation of behaviour consultation and workshops/groups. In addition, he/she represents the agency at community tables, networks and case-conferences. The role is integral in the execution of the business objectives of the two departments including goal setting, hiring and staff management, resource management and program budgets, staff development and quality assurance. The Clinical Manager will be expected to offer consultation to other GCA program areas. Direct work with clients and families may be required.

Qualifications required:

As the ideal candidate for this position you are dynamic and self-motivated with direct experience in behaviour intervention and child development within an Applied Behavior Analysis clinical setting. You are energetic and can demonstrate a commitment to individuals on the Autism Spectrum. As well, you must possess excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills, show an understanding of leadership principles and demonstrate success in developing others. The Clinical Manager must be able to balance a variety of priorities and be willing to work flexibly with a variety of service providers.

Requirements to be considered for the role:

•A Masters degree in Psychology or related field
•Must be a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst
•2-5 years experience in the direct supervision of others
•1-2 years of experience with direct behaviour consultation
•A minimum of 5 years experience working with individuals ages 2-17 on the Autism Spectrum
•Applied knowledge of community-based service delivery systems
•Expertise in research and practices in Applied Behaviour Analysis
•Quality communication and presentation skills
•An ability to anticipate, understand, and respond to the needs of staff, families and community partners
•Experience in setting priorities, program evaluation and reporting on program outcomes
•Problem solving skills that can be applied in multiple situations
•Bilingualism is considered an asset.

Interested applicants are invited to submit a cover letter and current resume with salary expecatations to:

Human Resources

This posting will remain open until filled.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

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