Posting #: DEV- S-2021-0067B
Position #: 6088
PERMANENT FULL TIME
|DEPARTMENT:||Special Needs Program (500550)|
|STATUS:||1- Permanent Full time|
|HOURLY SALARY:||Class 1: (1) $23.12 – (12) $33.61
Class 2: (1) $22.35 – (12) $33.61
SUMMARY OF THE POSITION
Person who works directly with service users to ensure their education and rehabilitation in an institutional or external setting, in accordance with the intervention programs established in collaboration with the existing team of professionals, to foster the rehabilitation of individuals and/or their reintegration into society.
She/he applies education techniques involving activities of daily living in organizing, coordinating and conducting programmed activities aimed at helping these individuals learn and acquire appropriate attitudes and behaviors.
She/he observes and analyses the behavior of the service users, participates in assessing their needs and abilities and records their progress by writing up the appropriate reports. She/he is responsible for programming her/his own activities.
The special needs educator works with client of all ages, who may be physically and/or intellectually disabled. Prioritization of clients to be seen by the SNE will be decided by the local team who will use their clinical judgment.
The SNE may receive support and guidance from other local professionals or regional professionals should the local rehab professional not be available.
Direct client support
- Administering screening with an established protocol. Assisting the rehab professional during assessments by administering informal tasks;
- Assisting the rehab professional in communicating with parents, taking a case history, explaining assessment procedures, and explaining results and recommendations. Providing Cree-English translation when needed.
- Implementing intervention/treatment plan provided by the local rehab professional; providing stimulation/ treatment to clients at home, clinic or at the MSDC under the supervision of the rehab professional;
- Leading Stimulation Groups. Can be done during the evening. Structure, activities and goals for the group established by the rehab professional, group sessions supervised by the rehab professional;
- Assisting the rehab professional in leading parent-coaching groups; co-leading the group and offer home visits to assist parents in implementing strategies;
- Documenting clients’ progress in intervention in order for the rehab professional to update the intervention/treatment plan;
- Assisting the rehab professional in communicating with parents and explaining intervention goals and strategies to parents;
- Assisting the community in prioritizing cases and scheduling appointments by contacting parents and filling out a prioritization questionnaire.
Indirect client support
- Adapting materials and selecting culturally appropriate screening and treatment materials and activities;
- Preparing, printing, and laminating therapy activities and materials;
- Maintaining and cleaning therapy material and equipment.
Education/ Promotion/ Prevention
- Assisting the rehab professional in leading prevention initiatives in the community (e.g. lead activities in events, make announcements on the radio, provide information about stimulation in a booth at events, facilitate sessions, etc.);
- Create promotion and prevention material with the rehab professional supervision;
- Post events on social media;
- Providing tips to parents about general stimulation and shared reading when client is on the waiting list for rehab services.
Will be considered as a class 1:
- Diploma of college studies in specialize education technique or delinquency intervention technique from a school recognized by the Ministère de l’Éducation, du Loisir et du Sport.
- This class also includes those who, after acquiring relevant experience, have obtained a certificate of college studies in special care counselling or institutional rehabilitation.
Relevant college diploma will be taking in consideration for example:
- Development Services Worker – Special Needs (DSW-SN)
- Special Needs Education (SNE)
- Special Needs Assistant (SNA)
- Special Needs Education Assistant (SNEA)
- Early Childhood Education – Special Needs (ECE-SN)
- Child & Youth Worker (CYW)
- Social Services Worker (SSW)
Will be considered as a class 2:
Applicants with a fourteen (14) year diploma recognized by the competent ministry or a certificate of an exceptional child educator certified by the Ministry of Health and Social Services and the competent ministry; and / or have completed fifty percent (50%) of the general course leading to the official diploma in Institutional Rehabilitation or Special Education (CEGEP course).
- Two (2) years of pertinent experience;
- Experience working with students in special education programs;
- Experience working with individuals, families and community organizations;
Knowledge and Abilities:
- Knowledge and experience with autism and behavioural techniques;
- Knowledge of appropriate ways to handle intervention with challenging behavior;
- Ability in the identification and analysis of the clientele needs;
- Ability to communicate theoretical and practical knowledge, as applied to coaching and training;
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills;
- Autonomous, discrete and empathetic;
- Team work capabilities.
- Fluent in Cree and English;
- Fluency in French is an asset.
- Must be open to a flexible schedule (evening sessions).
|POSTING START/END DATE:||2021-05-08/2021-05-22|
|HOURS PER DAY/WEEK:||7/35|
HOW TO APPLY
To apply, please forward your resume to:
Cree Board of Health & Social Services of James Bay
Tel 514-861-5955 Fax 514-989-7495
With your application, please make sure to specify the Posting # and the Job title on which you wish to apply.
|WE THANK ALL CANDIDATES WHO APPLY, HOWEVER ONLY THOSE SELECTED
FOR AN INTERVIEW WILL BE CONTACTED.
In accordance with various Sections of the James Bay and Northern Quebec Agreement (JBNQA), the organization has the objective of staffing all of its positions with qualified and competent beneficiaries of the JBNQA.