AUG 2, 2023| INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING
Hours: Casual-a minimum of 2 shifts a week with possibility of working 5 shifts a week
We are looking for someone who is interested in working as a Behaviour Support Worker to join our Sources Behavioural Counselling Services (BCS) team! A Behaviour Support Worker provides direct one-to-one support to neurodivergent children and youth. They work as a part of an interdisciplinary team, under the direct mentorship and supervision of a Board-Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA).
SOURCES is a community-based non-profit organization providing support and hope to communities in the Lower Mainland, on Vancouver Island, and across Northern BC. Sources strives to create vibrant and resilient communities through support to adults, children, youth, and families facing challenges in life such as mental health, disability, poverty, substance use, and conflict. We support our communities through leadership, education, and volunteerism.
Sources is committed to learning about, celebrating and incorporating Indigenous knowledge into our practices as we continue our work in truth and reconciliation. People of all races, cultures, ethnicities, LGBTQ2S+, and abilities are welcomed to work with us. We value diversity, respect, and collaboration as we promote our mission: social wellness for our community.
Description of position
As a behaviour support worker, you will work directly with children providing a safe, fun, compassionate and educational environment in a variety of locations. You will be supported and overseen by the lead Behaviour Consultant and Clinical Supervisor.
- Provide a safe, supportive, and FUN environment for learning in the clients home and the community.
- Case management and report writing.
- Contribute to a strong team environment.
- Attend and participate in regularly scheduled team meetings.
- Some administration duties are required.
Program Specific Responsibilities:
- Use teaching methods to target specific program goals as directed by a Behavioural Consultant/Analyst and implementing teaching programs and other interventions as outlined on the student’s behavioural plan of intervention.
- Collect data, monitoring, recording, and reviewing client progress with consultant and other team members.
- Develop, teach, and demonstrate the strategies of positive behaviour support.
- Write accurate session notes and maintaining files.
- Support various clients with skills related to self-advocacy and self-regulation in a fun and meaningful way.
- High school diploma, two years post-secondary education in a related field preferred (psychology, education, social work, etc.)
- Experience working with children with autism and experience/ability managing and responding to aggressive behaviour is preferred.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
- Available for work at least 20 hours/week, possibly weekends and evenings.
- Valid BC driver’s license
- Criminal record check required.
- Reliable vehicle.
- Ideal candidate is available, primarily, during the afterschool hours.
Start Date: Dependent on finding a qualified candidate/s
Salary: based on experience
Closing Date: Sept. 30, 2023
How to apply: Please email your cover letter and resume to [email protected]. Please include where you saw this job posting in your email. Thank you.