Specialized DSP - ABA Background

Fairfax Community Resources Inc. - Winnipeg, MB (30+ days ago)

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About Us

Fairfax Community Resources Inc. is a non-profit organization that began back in September 2009, with the mission to improve the lives of people with intellectual disabilities who are challenged to find services to meet their needs.

Since its inception, Fairfax (Inc.) has quickly grown in providing residential, day program, respite and foster care services for adults in over 20 specialized living situations, in and bordering Winnipeg, Manitoba. Our focus has and will always be on providing person-centered supports for individuals challenged to find services to meet their needs. This aim is aided by our industry leading employee training programs as well as the adaptation of professionally developed support approaches.

The main philosophical tenet of Fairfax Community Resources Inc. is interdependence. Our belief is that this will allow the individuals we support to develop essential skills for daily living, live inclusive lives, achieve personal goals and develop natural relationships as they emerge into their rightful place within the community.

Job Summary

As a Specialized DSP with an ABA background, you will be an integral part of a team, working one-on-one with adults living with Autism and our clinical team teaching important skills in all life areas based on the persons individualized goals. You will be providing direct support as well as play an integral role in the development of and delivery of creative programs in fun and interesting ways in a day program/residential setting.

Position Requirements:

Candidate must be physically capable of performing all aspects of NCI as well as advanced NCI techniques. This is a requirement as the environment will require a person to react immediately to infrequent, however intense acting out behaviours that require physical staff intervention (restraint).

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Cover letter and updated resume.
  • Must have a minimum education of Grade 12 diploma or equivalent.
  • Post-secondary course work in behaviour modification/applied behaviour analysis (ABA) is an asset.
  • Previous experience as a DSP in a supervised ABA program is essential.
  • Previous experience working with adults with developmental disabilities and ASD is essential.
  • Must have strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have strong interpersonal skills and a commitment to working within a team.
  • Must have a class 5F drivers license and a reliable vehicle.
  • *Criminal Record Search Certificate with Vulnerable Sector screening.
  • *Child Abuse Registry, and Adult Abuse Registry checks.
  • Valid First aid/CPR, Non-violent Crisis Intervention.
  • 2 applicable employment references and 1 character reference.
  • *Checks can be no older than 3 months

Position Benefits:

  • Hourly paid
  • Health benefits available after three months of full-time employment
  • Registered Pension Plan contribution available after one-year of full-time employment
  • Retention bonus (starts after two years)
  • Performance bonus

Hours: Monday to Friday | 7:00 am to 3:00 pm or 7:15 am to 3:15 pm

Position Salary Range: $14.00 - $17.00 /hr

Want to learn more about us? Check out our website at www.fairfaxcommunity.ca

If you are interested in applying for this position, please upload your cover letter and resume on this site, or send it directly to:

ATTN: Fairfax HR Subject: Specialized DSP

Email: Please visit our career page at http://www.fairfaxcommunity.ca/careers.html

We would like to thank all interested candidates, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $14.00 to $17.00 /hour


  • working with adults with developmental disabilities and ASD: 1 year (Required)
  • applied behaviour analysis (ABA): 1 year (Required)


  • High school or equivalent (Required)


  • Reliable Vehicle (Required)
  • Drivers License (Class 5) (Required)
  • Criminal Record Check (no older than 3 months) (Required)
  • First Aid & CPR Level C (Required)
  • Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (Required)
  • child abuse registry check (no older than 3 months) (Required)
  • Adult abuse registry check (no older than 3 months) (Required)


  • english (Required)