Careers

Woodview welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Woodview is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.


Part-Time Relief Worker

Job Location: Brantford
Program: Mental Health Services - Day Treatment, Outreach
Job Type: Part Time Relief
Number of Positions: 4
Start Date: ASAP
Posting Date: June 16, 2017
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Reports To: Program Manager

Providing Intensive home, school, and community based assessment and treatment intervention for clients in Brantford (0 – 18) identified with mental health needs, and their families. To implement individualized goal-focused treatment plans in collaboration with clinician and or managers. Provide consultation, support and training to families, schools and other agencies. Must be able to work flexible hours to meet the needs of families and to provide on call support on rotating basis if needed.

Qualifications:

  • Must have Child & Youth Worker (CYW) diploma, Personal Support Worker (PSW) diploma, Developmental Support Worker (DSW) or Social Service Worker (SSW) diploma or degree/diploma in related field
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in children’s mental health
  • A demonstrated ability to work from a strength-based, collaborative perspective with clients and families with complex needs, including anxiety, depression and self- harm
  • Implement client focused activities, responsive to the needs of clients
  • Sound knowledge and/or experience in the mental health field and an ability to manage the emotional and behavioural needs of clients
  • Demonstrated confidence, self- direction and sound judgement in the role of CYW/PSW
  • Strong ability to communicate concise, accurate information in verbal and written reporting
  • Participation in family sessions, group work (perhaps during evening hours)Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of job (written/verbal/implied)
  • PMAB and ASIST certification an asset
  • Current Police Check, including vulnerable screening
  • Knowledge of DBT and CBT are an asset.
  • Valid First Aid and CPR (an asset)
  • Strong organizational, problem solving and decision making skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as collaboratively within an interdisciplinary team
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Computer skills
  • Second language an asset
  • Valid driver’s license and daily use of a reliable vehicle

Please send resumes to:

jobs@woodview.ca clearly identifying “Part time Relief Pool” in the Subject Line or by fax: (519) 752-9102

Only those individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.

Woodview welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Woodview is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment.

Autism Counsellor

Job Location: Hamilton
Program: Children, Youth, and Adult Autism Programs
Job Type: Part-Time
Number of Positions: 2
Start Date: ASAP
Posting Date: June 26th, 2017
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Reports To: Program Manager
Woodview, an accredited children’s mental health centre and autism services agency, offers a broad spectrum of services for children and youth facing mental health challenges and individuals of all ages with Autism Spectrum Disorder. We work in partnership with families who have an integral part to play in the services that are provided. We work together with schools and social service agencies to support individuals and families. We support individuals and families to build on their strengths and reach their potential. Our multidisciplinary teams include social workers, child and youth workers, specialists in autism, psychologists and psychiatrists (consulting) who work together to provide the best services possible.
Woodview offers staff ongoing training opportunities, flexibility, a sense of team spirit and competitive compensation. We have the following opening:
Autism Counselor – Hamilton Children, Youth, and Adult Autism Programs
Woodview’s Hamilton Children, Youth, and Adult Autism Programs are currently seeking qualified, skilled individuals to deliver a variety of services based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and in compliance with Ministry standards and requirements. This position provides services and supports to Children, Youth, and Adults with ASD. Services are focused on skills development in the areas of:
  1. Life Skills
  2. Communication
  3. Social Skills
  4. Behaviour Management/Emotional Regulation
The start date for this position is as soon as possible.
Responsibilities:
ASD Counselor is responsible for facilitating learning and the development of a variety of life and social skills through specialized programs and supports provided to Children, Youth, and Adult clients with a diagnosis of ASD. Direct client support is the main component of this role. Clients are supported to learn skills through 1:1 instruction, structured and/or informal group learning opportunities, recreation and leisure activities. Additional programs take place in a variety of settings including residential, vocational, day supports and in the community.
In addition to the above, key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Providing case management supports
  • Developing and implementing Individual Support Plans (ISP) and Behaviour Support Plans (BSP), tracking client progress and other relevant administrative tasks
  • Communicating and collaborating with families, as well as a variety of professionals, community agencies, and MCSS/MCYS offices (ex. Psychiatrists, ODSP, DSO, Contact Hamilton, etc.)
  • Taking leadership and initiative in planning and implementing children, youth, and adult groups, including communicating with families with regard to goals, progress, future planning, etc.
  • Participating in ongoing evaluation and appraisal of effectiveness of all activities and programs
  • Committing to ongoing training and growth in the field of Autism
  • Working a variety of hours, including days, evenings and weekends. Overnight sleep shifts may also be required.
Qualifications:
  • Diploma or Degree from a recognized community college or university in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Behavioural Sciences, Psychology, or equivalent, and specific professional knowledge and experience working with individuals with ASD is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience applying the principles of ABA
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional time management
  • Current certification in first aid and CPR is mandatory.
  • ASD-Non-Violent Crisis Intervention training would be an asset.
  • Must have a valid G-Class license and the willingness/ability to drive agency vehicles, including acquiring an F-Class license if deemed necessary
  • Must be insured and willing/able to drive clients in personal vehicle
Only those individuals selected to interviews will be contacted.
Woodview welcomes applications from all qualified individuals, including individuals within employment equity categories of women, persons with disabilities, members of visible minorities and aboriginal persons, individuals of diverse gender and sexual orientation and all groups protected by the Human Rights Code. Woodview is committed to employment equity and diversity and a positive and supportive environment
Contact by email only
Jennifer Young, Program Manager of Adult ASD services
jyoung@woodview.ca
Quote Job: Autism Counselor – Adult Programs

Part-Time Autism Counselor

Job Location: Hamilton
Program: Children's Programs
Job Type: Part-Time
Number of Positions: 1
Start Date: ASAP
Posting Date: July 7, 2017
Application Deadline: Until Filled
Reports To: Program Manager

Woodview, an accredited children’s mental health centre and autism services agency, offers a broad spectrum of services for children and youth facing mental health challenges and individuals of all ages with an Autism Spectrum Disorder. We work in partnership with families who have an integral part to play in the services that are provided. We work together with schools and social service agencies to support individuals and families. We support individuals and families to build on their strengths and reach their potential. Our multidisciplinary teams include social workers, child and youth workers, specialists in autism, psychologists and psychiatrists (consulting) who work together to provide the best services possible.

 

Woodview offers staff ongoing training opportunities, flexibility, a sense of team spirit and competitive compensation. We have the following opening:

 

Woodview’s Hamilton Children’s Autism Programs are currently seeking a qualified and skilled individual to deliver a variety of services based on the principles of Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) and in compliance with Ministry standards and requirements. This position provides services and supports to our children and youth populations. The shifts for this position will include but not be limited to, two evenings per week, and two Saturdays per month. Services are focused on skills development in the areas of:

 

  1. Life Skills
  2. Communication
  3. Social Skills
  4. Behaviour Management/Emotional Regulation

 

Responsibilities:

 

The ASD Counselor (Part Time) is responsible for facilitating learning and the development of a variety of life and social skills through specialized programs provided to clients of various ages with a diagnosis of ASD. These programs may be taught through 1:1 instruction, structured and/or informal group learning opportunities, recreation and leisure activities. Programs may take place in a variety of settings. In addition to the above, key responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

 

  • Providing case management supports
  • Developing and implementing goals for clients, recording and maintaining relevant notes, tracking client progress and other relevant data as determined by the Program Manager
  • Communicating and collaborating with families
  • Taking leadership and initiative in planning and implementing children, youth, and adult groups, including communicating with families with regard to goals, progress, future planning, etc.
  • Participating in ongoing evaluation and appraisal of effectiveness of all activities and programs
  • Committing to ongoing training and growth in the field of Autism
  • Willing to work flexible hours

 

Qualifications:

  • Diploma or Degree from a recognized community college or university in the field of Autism Spectrum Disorders, Behavioural Sciences, Psychology, or equivalent, and specific professional knowledge and experience working with individuals with ASD is mandatory
  • Knowledge of and demonstrated experience applying the principles of ABA
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Exceptional time management
  • Current certification in first aid, CPR, and Non-Violent Crisis Intervention would be an asset
  • Must have a valid G license and the willingness/ability to drive agency vehicles, including acquiring an F-Class license within the first 6 months of employment

 

Only candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Contact by email only:

 

Amanda Claxton, Program Manager

aclaxton@woodview.ca

Quote Job: Autism Counselor – Children’s Programs

Program Manager / Social Worker

Job Location: Burlington & North Halton
Program: Day Treatment
Job Type: Full-Time Contract (6 Months)
Number of Positions: 1
Start Date: August 21, 2017
Posting Date: July 12, 2017
Application Deadline: July 25, 2017
Reports To: Director of Children's Mental Health

POSITION SUMMARY:

Contributing as a member of the management team, this position provides leadership in managing staff towards the achievement of Woodview’s Mission and Vision. The incumbent will be expected to use supervisory and management practices which support growth, learning, participation, accountability and responsibility.

 

Specific Duties and Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

Program Management, Client Service, Team and Agency Support & Administration/Reporting

 

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. BSW or MSW and registration in the College or equivalent pertinent work experience.
  2. Thorough knowledge and experience with therapeutic approaches, case management, group and family work.
  3. Several years experience working in a social service environment and a high degree of resourcefulness, flexibility and adaptability.
  4. Must have a well defined sense of diplomacy, including solid negotiation, conflict resolution and people management skills.
  5. Ability to work from a strength-based, collaborative perspective.
  6. Training/experience in DBT & CBT.
  7. Excellent planning, organizational and time management skills with the ability to take initiative; work autonomously and meet targets/deadlines.
  8. Excellent analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills are required to assess situations and implement action, in treatment and crisis intervention.
  9. Excellent interpersonal skills, sound judgment and the ability to communicate well both verbally and in writing.
  10. Incumbent will be trained in AODA, First Aid, CPR, PMAB and WHMIS, ASSIST and CAFAS.
  11. Current vulnerable police check and up to date medical screening is required.

Effort and Working Conditions:

  1. This management position will be performed within an office based counselling setting or in the community.
  2. Demands sound judgment, the ability to cope with numerous competing demands.
  3. Incumbent will interact with clients, family members, staff, visitors, Ministry personnel under a variety of circumstances.
  4. Travel will be required, so individuals must be physically capable of operating the vehicles safely, posses a valid driver’s license and have an acceptable driving record.
  5. Ability to work flexible hours, including two evenings per week.
  6. Ability to manage crisis and the demands of high risk youth.
  7. Previous supervisory experience is a definite asset.

Only those applicants that meet the requirements of this position will be contacted for an interview.

Please send resumes to the attention of:

Salma Jamaluddin to: jobs@woodview.ca

Please refer to “Program Manager- 6 Month Contract”

Woodview Mental Health and Autism Services
69 Flatt Road
Burlington, ON L7P 0T3

Halton: (905) 689-4727
Hamilton: (905) 689-4727
Brant: (519) 752-5308
Charitable Registration Number:
119303923RR0001

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