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CBS Facilitator

  • Job ID: SUPP-EXT-22/23-036
  • Location: Kingston
  • Deadline: July 7, 2022
  • Job Type: Support
  • Start Date: August 15, 2022
  • Department: Centre for Behavioural Studies

Duties

Reporting directly to the Manager of the Centre for Behavioural Services (CBS), the CBS Facilitator is responsible for providing services to a variety of clients and client groups. The CBS Facilitator assists and supports Faculty and student Behavioural research and practical projects, as part of the academic curriculum.

They work closely with Faculty and students to facilitate interprofessional experiential learning and practical application of behavioural science within a wide range of client populations. They support student placements and are a member of the CBS student Committee and the CBS Planning and Review Committee. As directed by the Manager, they may provide direct behavioural service under supervision by the relevant clinician (e.g., Psych Associate, Psychotherapist, SLP, BCBA.). The Facilitator may assist clinicians in conducting assessments, the development of support plans, the support to caregivers and others, in implementation of plans and maintaining client files. They assist in the development and delivery of educational and clinical groups and training packages, for caregivers, community clients and others.

Qualifications

    Education and Experience:

    A minimum of a 4-year degree, or equivalent, in Behavioural Science or Behavioural Psychology.

    A minimum of 5 years of direct experience working in the field of behavioural psychology or applied behaviour analysis in a community or institutional setting. Current First Aid, CPR training is required (can be obtained after hire date).

    Other Required Qualifications:

    • Effective presentation skills
    • Follow direction from supervisors in developing effective training packages for clients
    • Understanding of adult education and utilization of facilitation skills
    • Ability to conduct parent and professional development workshops
    • Ability to work with clients, family members and caregivers to implement a behavioural support plan
    • Effective team member
    • Ability to analyze the client’s functional abilities and to determine the possible elements of a support plan to improve the functional abilities of the client.

    Physical/Work Environment Essential Requirements:

    The successful incumbent must have the ability to report to the work location. When working with clients with physical/mental limitations during therapy sessions, light lifting of up to 5kg or 11lbs may be required. Medium lifting (between 5 to 20 kg and 11 to 44 lbs.) may occasionally be required, when working with young children (facilitator may need to lift/assist the child from floor to a seat). When working with clients with physical/mental limitations during therapy sessions some physical effort may be required for a duration of 1-2 hours at a time. Travel to client’s homes and residences, partner agency sites and research facilities and sites may be required.

    Salary & Terms

    • Support Group: Pay Band I
    • Hours per week: 35
    • Start Rate: $35.83/hour
    • Posted Date: June 23, 2022
    • Closing Date: July 7, 2022 (4:00 p.m.)

    Documents

    How to Prepare your Application for Submission: You will be able to attach only one document to your application. To prepare your application: Combine your cover letter and resume as one document. Save your document in .PDF, .doc, or .docx format using Last Name, First Name as your naming convention. Click on the Apply Here link and complete the application form. Attach your cover letter/resume document to the application form.

    THIS IS A FULL-TIME BARGAINING UNIT POSITION

    This competition will be processed in accordance with College policy, the Academic and Support Staff Collective Agreements. In addition to comparing candidates’ qualifications and experience to the listed technical skills, education, work experience, and personal characteristics (values, attitudes, motivation, and performance), the seniority of Bargaining Unit members will be considered. If the search extends beyond the Bargaining Unit, consideration will be given to accumulated service with the College.

    St. Lawrence College is committed to employment equity and diversity in the workplace. We encourage and welcome applications from members of the designated groups, including women, racialized minorities, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities and persons of any sexual orientation and identity.  St. Lawrence College is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. SLC provides support in its recruitment processes to applicants with disabilities, including accommodation that takes into account an applicant's accessibility needs. Candidates requiring accommodation during the recruitment process are asked to contact Belonging, Human Resources and Organizational Development at employ@sl.on.ca. To obtain a copy of this position vacancy or any of the position related documents in an alternate format please contact employ@sl.on.ca and our Human Resources Consultants will address your requests for accommodation confidentially.