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BEHAVIOUR INTERVENTIONISTS (Family Connection Centre)

Location
Kelowna, BC
Details
Full Time
2 days ago
Salary
3,880 to 4,165 per month

ARC Programs is currently accepting applications for Behaviour Interventionists to join the Family Connection Centre team.

Behaviour Interventionists (BI’s) will work directly with children or youth (ages 0-18) who are diagnosed with, or have clinical indicators of Autism, neurodiversity, developmental delays, or other complex support needs, to enhance the child / youth’s ability to function in their families, schools and communities.

Hours / Schedule >

Full-Time, Permanent
Averaging 37.5-hours per-week

Responsibilities >

Using an outreach, community-based, family-centered service delivery approach, and working under the supervision of Behaviour Analysts or Behaviour Consultants, BI’s will:

  • Assist with implementing recommended behaviour management strategies and programs.
  • Provide in-home consultation, education and assistance with implementing Positive Behaviour Support Plans (PBSPs).
  • Use positive behaviour interventions to reduce challenging behaviours.
  • Provide personalized training and support to parents / caregivers to improve their resiliency and their ability to manage challenging behaviours and complex needs.
  • Work directly with children, youth and their family members to strengthen relationships, reduce conflict, and decrease sibling rivalry.  
  • Provide a range of support, training, and consultation to improve the child’s development and functioning in activities of daily living, such as toilet training, social emotional learning, language and communication, sleep health, sexual health, social skills, school, domestic skills and community / leisure / recreational engagement, and mental health.  
  • Facilitate child or youth-focused groups designed to improve social skills, communication, life skills and peer relationships.  
  • Collaborate with Keyworkers, Behaviour Analysts, Behaviour Consultants, and other FCC service providers and community to partners to provide comprehensive goal-focused interventions.  
  • Implement and maintain required case management and clinical records.

 

Other responsibilities include:

  • Building relationships and connections within the community to improve service integration.
  • Appling culturally safe and agile, trauma informed, relational and person / family-centered modalities.

Qualifications >

  • Diploma or certificate in Behaviour Intervention, or relevant Social Services or Human Services disciplines.

Candidates must possess a valid Driver's License, and a sound personal vehicle to provide outreach support, and transportation for families when required.

Successful applicants will be subject to a screening process, including a criminal record search, to confirm suitability for the position.

Other Skills and Attributes:

  • Knowledge and demonstrated understanding of strengths-based family systems and attachment-based support.
  • Well-versed in child development, developmental delays, neurodiversity, ASD, FASD and complex support needs.
  • Familiar with IHCAN assessments, and recommended interventions.
  • Ability to establish trusting relationships with children, youth, and families.
  • Experience working as a part of a multi-disciplinary team.

Wage / Benefits >

$3,880 -$4,165 per month, based on relevant experience and education.

Upon successful completion of a probationary period, full-time employees (minimum 20-hrs per week) are eligible for a full benefit package (including dental plan, vision coverage, life insurance, extended medical coverage, long-term disability plan, and RRSP contributions).

New full-time employees are eligible for 3-weeks paid vacation to start, as well as paid sick days as described in agency policy.

Why choose ARC Programs as your employer?

ARC Programs is an equal-opportunity employer. We promote the diversity of our staff teams and requires all employees to demonstrate cultural agility and safety to the diversity of all populations we serve.

For more information about the Family Connection Centre, please click the link below

https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/health/managing-your-health/child-behaviour-development/support-needs/family-connections-centres

Kindly include the job title in the subject line of your email.Please be aware that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Note: Applications will be sent to jobrien@arcprograms.com.

Category
Community and Social Services