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ABA Therapist

Company: THRIVE Child Development Centre
Job Type: Contract
Posting Closes: November 24, 2021
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ABA Therapist- (Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa, Elliot Lake)
(Contract Position)

THRIVE Child Development Centre/Centre de développement de l’enfant is an incorporated, non-profit Children’s Treatment Centre employing 75 staff made up of occupational therapists, physiotherapists, speech-language pathologists, social workers, therapy assistants, early childhood educators, Ontario Autism Program and support staff. We provide inter-disciplinary pediatric rehabilitation, respite care, an on-site childcare program and resource support to community childcare centres in Sault Ste. Marie and throughout the District of Algoma. Our philosophy of service delivery upholds family involvement and enablement as an integral part of effective intervention. Our services support the long-term outcomes of community participation and quality of life.

If you are seeking a dynamic and challenging role in supporting the development of children and youth with a variety of physical, developmental and communicative challenges, THRIVE has a position for you. Using a family-centred, strengths-based approach, you will join our experienced and dedicated professional staff to provide a range of assessment, intervention and community-based services.

We currently require an ABA Therapist for Sault Ste. Marie. You will work directly with children/youth ages 0-18 with a diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). As an integral member of a dynamic team, you will provide evidence based interventions as outlined in a child/youth’s Ontario Autism Program Behaviour Plan. You must possess strong communication, collaboration and independent skills. You have competency and demonstrated experience in the teaching and implementation of behavioural analytic strategies.
You hold a Diploma in Autism and Behavioural Science, degree in Psychology or Behavioural Sciences Program, or a diploma in other social services accompanied by extensive experience with ASD and Applied Behavioural Analysis (ABA) will be considered. A valid Class G driver’s license and personal transportation are required. The ability to communicate in both official languages in an asset. You must be willing to work flexible hours and to travel across the district and within the region.

Benefits include a competitive salary and contribution to a leading industry pension plan.

If you are interested in building a brighter future for children and strengthening families, submit your resume by November 24, 2021 to:

Professional Services Director
THRIVE Child Development Centre
74 Johnson Avenue
Sault Ste. Marie, ON P6C 2V5
Please reference “ABA ad” in your email subject line.

All applications are appreciated; however, only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted. THRIVE Child Development Centre is an equal opportunity employer.

Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Contact THRIVE Child Development Centre/Centre de développement de l’enfant