Instructor Therapist/Behaviour Consultant

Posted 4 months ago

Under the supervision of a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA), the Instructor Therapist will perform the tasks and implement the goals and objectives as indicated by each behavior program by providing behavior intervention in-home or in the community with clients diagnosed with autism or other developmental disabilities.

Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent (required)
  • Previous experience working with the special needs’ population
  • Bachelor’s Degree or currently enrolled in a University program related to Behavioural Science, Behaviour Analysis, Psychology, or Early Childhood Development (preferred).
  • BACB Registered Behavior Technician Certificate (preferred but not required)
  • Direct ABA experience (required)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent time management and interpersonal skills
  • Valid driver’s license and must have reliable transportation to travel to client homes
  • Fluently bilingual in English and French (highly preferred)
  • Valid First Aid/CPR Level C (required)
  • Clean Vulnerable Sector Police Check (required)

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Provide one-to-one intervention, utilizing the Principles of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) in the home, school or community.
  • Implement individualized behaviour treatment plans developed by the BCBA and work in collaboration with other team members
  • Willingness to travel to multiple locations throughout a work day as needed
  • Provide feedback to the clinical supervisor regarding the client’s progress, goal development, the need for new programming.
  • Ability to conduct variety of different assessments (VB-MAPP, ABLLS-R, etc.)
  • Willingness to work primarily during the day as well as some evening hours (Not past 7:30pm)
  • Utilize appropriate chaining and shaping techniques
  • Consistently take accurate and legible data in a timely manner
  • Understand how to implement and utilize a task analysis
  • Complete any additional duties as assigned by the Clinical Supervisor
  • Communicate parental concerns immediately to the supervisor
  • Ability to sit, stand, kneel, bend over, crouch down, and sit/play on the floor for extended periods of time
  • Ability to be able to lift, push, and pull up to 40 lbs without assistance from another person
  • Ability to respond to behaviors in an appropriate manner
  • Ability to utilize CPI and under no circumstance restrain, hold, pinch, push, hit or provide any physical or mental discomfort to the child or adult

What we offer

  • An hourly wage based upon demonstrated skills, education, experience, and abilities – starting between $22-28/hr
  • 20 to 30 hours per week, with the possibility of additional hours
  • Skills-based promotion opportunities for pay increases within your first few months
  • Business hours of Monday through Friday. Saturday hours possible but not required
  • The opportunity to help children and adults learn new skills to help them gain new skills in their natural environment
  • Consistent schedules
  • Mileage Reimbursement
  • A BCBA who is eager to help their team and clients excel

Thanks to all candidates for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted

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