City of Brampton - Brampton, ON (30+ days ago)

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Job Description:
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Reporting to the Recreation Coordinator, the behaviour specialist will support individuals who are exhibiting behavioural challenges while participating in a camp setting. Plan, organize and implement a high quality program that is stimulating and enjoyable for all participants. Provide supervision, guidance and coaching to staff and volunteers. Responsible for the safety and wellbeing of registered participants at all times.

Responsible for developing a behavior plan for participants requiring behavioural support
Assist with behavior modification of challenging participants
Determines behaviour capabilities of campers as they function in a camp setting
Designs behavioural intervention for campers
Implements behaviour support plans
Measures goals and objectives of behaviour support plans to ensure they are being met
Coordinates between instructors/ specialists/ directors and parents to implement behavioural interventions
Communicates with parents and facility team in regards to campers progress
Analyses the behavioural interventions to determine their success
Assists campers in identifying inappropriate behaviours and develop better behaviour alternatives
Reports possible cases of child abuse, neglect or endangerment to the proper authorities
Assist in completing administrative duties in a timely manner (i.e. completion of behaviour reports, follow up documentation, incident/accident reports, SREA)
Assist in recruiting, supervising, coaching and evaluating staff
Assist with promotion of programs
Assist in developing, delivering and documenting staff training and meetings
Responsible for pre-program family visits and participant profile completion
Ensure participants and staff are equipped with all equipment during the program
Utilize specialized equipment and apparatus
Maintain complete vigilance while on duty and be ready to respond to any emergency situation
Report all concerns, accidents and incidents to immediate supervisor for follow up and take appropriate action
Travel between work sites during shift
Administer medications, as required and according to Corporate Policy
Maintain an understanding of department programs and services
Understand, adhere to, and enforce Corporate Policies & Procedures, Confidentiality Guidelines, Emergency Procedures and Health and Safety Standards for all participants and staff
Attend meetings/training as required
Performs other duties as assigned

University Degree or College Diploma specializing in Applied Behaviour Analysis or related field
Board Certified Assistant Behaviour Analyst (BCaBA) or in progress, considered an asset
Minimum 1 year supervisory experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience working with & supporting individuals living with a disability who exhibit behavioural challenges

Valid Ontario driver’s licence and full time use of a vehicle

Current Standard First Aid / CPR C from an accredited organization, or ability to obtain within 1 month of date of hire
High Five Principles of Healthy Child Development or Sport Certification and QUEST 2 Certification, considered an asset
Has knowledge of various community support organizations
A strong foundation in applied behaviour analysis
Has the ability to train other people to apply behaviour management techniques
Exceptional customer service and communication skills, both written and verbal
Excellent interpersonal skills

**Various tests and/or exams may be administered as part of the selection criteria.

Job status: Part-time

Hourly rate: $19.00

Applications must be received by January 17, 2020

Alternate formats will be provided upon request.

If this opportunity matches your interest and experience, please apply online by clicking the button above, by January 17, 2020 and complete the attached questionnaire. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate(s) will be required, as a condition of employment, to execute a written employment agreement. A Criminal Record Search will be required of the successful candidate at their own expense to verify the absence of a criminal record for which a pardon has not been granted.

Please be advised, the City of Brampton uses email to communicate with their applicants for open job competitions. It is the applicant’s responsibility to include an updated email address that is checked daily and accepts emails from unknown users. As we send time sensitive correspondence via email (i.e. testing bookings, interview dates), it is imperative that applicants check their email regularly. If we do not hear back from applicants, we will assume that you are no longer interested in the Job Competition and your application will be removed from the Competition.

The City of Brampton is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments. If you are contacted for an employment opportunity, please advise the Human Resources Division of any accommodations needed to ensure you have access to a fair and equitable process. Any information received relating to accommodation will be addressed confidentially.