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Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Infant Development Consultant| #ICTF18-05

Reference ID: ICTF18-05

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The Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a leading employer in BC’s social services sector. With over 50 community-based programs and services for children, youths, and adults in Vancouver and Richmond, we offer superior programs and services to enable people with developmental disabilities to reach their full potential.

 

JOB TITLE: INFANT DEVELOPMENT CONSULTANT | #ICTF18-05

LOCATION: Lower Mainland

START DATE: As soon as possible, ending 31 December 2019

TERM/STATUS: Temporary Full Time

SCHEDULE/HRS: Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 7.5 hours per day  //  37.5 hours per week

HOURLY WAGE: $29.60 per collective agreement

 

THE ROLE: 

The Infant Development Consultant makes a significant contribution to children and families by providing home-based services to infants’ birth to three years of age, who are experiencing developmental delays or considered to be at risk of delays. Consultants assist families to optimize their child’s development and continuing participation in activities.

REQUIREMENTS:

Education & Experience:

  • University Degree in area directly related to child development.
  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in field of early intervention.
  • Knowledge of theory, principles, and practices of early intervention, family centered practice, and the community living sector.
  • Superior written/oral communication, coordination, counselling, and teaching skills.
  • Preference will be given to those with a Post-Secondary Diploma in Infant Development from UBC

Standard requirements of the Infant Development Consultant include:

  • Criminal Record Clearance
  • Medical Clearance
  • Driver’s Abstract
  • Valid Class 5 & vehicle required
  • Valid First Aid/CPR
  • Non-violent Crisis Intervention Certification
  • Demonstrated competency in English
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Eligible to work in Canada

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • A fully employer-paid, comprehensive health and welfare benefits plan 
  • Municipal Pension Plan 
  • Educational and training opportunities 

*This position requires Union membership.

For more information, please visit our website at www.develop.bc.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for an interview.


Posted: January 12, 2019
Closes: March 13, 2019
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About Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA)

Developmental Disabilities Association (DDA) is a non-profit association which supports children and adults with developmental disabilities, enabling them to realize their full potential through ne...