The ECC is seeking a Supervisor in Autism Services in the new OAP fee-for-service model. The Autism Supervisor is accountable to the Director, Autism Services at The ECC.
The Autism Supervisor leads and supervises a team of therapists delivering behaviour services based on Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA). S/he ensures that the clinical program is delivered according to prescribed standards of excellence in clinical practice and service delivery where required.
As a member of The ECC Leadership and Management Team, the Autism Supervisor is responsible for aligning and monitoring service outcomes in accordance with the Centre’s strategic directions and is responsible for the quality, efficiency and effectiveness of the delivery of services within the program.
Supervisory and Administrative Responsibilities:
- Carry out supervisory and administrative functions in support of effective service delivery within a context of fee for service model.
- Supervise (administrative & clinical) individual staff and teams
- Conduct performance evaluations of staff
- Support/provide ongoing training and professional development of therapists
- Establish and monitor targets and performance standards
- Identify and monitor strategies for staff well being
- Contribute to effective cross-sector relationships
- Participate in, and contribute to, the Centre’s Leadership and Management team
Clinical Responsibilities (include, but not limited to):
- Screen and conduct functional and behavioural assessments
- Design and write clinical programs
- Develop and /or approve individual treatment programs
- Communicate with, provide support to and follow up with parents as needed
- Participate in the treatment planning process
- Master’s degree in psychology or related field with current clinical expertise and knowledge
- 3 to 5 years’ work experience in the provision of ABA to children and/or youth with autism, or relevant experience
- Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) certification in good standing or has met the eligibility criteria to write the BCBA certification exam. Thorough understanding of principles and conceptual issues of ABA
- Experience in supervising employees and managing performance
- Forward thinking, innovative and outcome oriented.
- Excellent interpersonal, conflict resolution skills
- Anticipates and manages difficult situations
- Excellent planning, change management and adaptive skills
- Respects diverse backgrounds, experience and styles
- Strong work ethic (including integrity, accountability, punctuality)
- Demonstrates superior English oral and written communication skills;
- French language skills an asset
- Proficient in both PC and Mac operating systems, including software
- Some evening and weekend availability required
The successful candidate will be required to have a satisfactory police check, including a vulnerable sector screening.
The Etobicoke Children's Centre is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds.
Qualified individuals are invited to submit a resume by May 3, 2019
Note: If you are a current employee of The ECC, please ensure that you identify as an internal applicant when completing your application.
Accommodations are made available for candidates with disabilities during our recruitment process. Should you require accommodation at any point within the application process, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Only applicants chosen for an interview will be contacted.
The Etobicoke Children's Centre
The ECC is an accredited Children’s Mental Health Centre located in West Toronto. The ECC’s staff are trained and skilled in providing effective mental health and autism services for children, youth and their families. The ECC’s services include workshops, consultation, training and treatment.