BEHAVIOUR CONSULTANT POSITION

Contract Position – one year full-time

Hamilton Brant Behaviour Services, a program of Family Counselling Centre of Brant, Inc., provides consultation, individual and group intervention, education and training for adults living in Hamilton and for adults and children living in Brantford with a developmental disability or a dual diagnosis. The program assists individuals experiencing behaviour and emotional difficulties that hinder successful community living, and also works with families, caregivers, and other community partners.

The ideal candidates will have a university degree in a relevant field, with at least three years’ experience working with individuals with a developmental disability and/or a dual diagnosis. You will have in-depth knowledge in the fields of developmental disabilities, autism, applied behaviour analysis, and dual diagnosis. You will also have success in working effectively across service sectors and, ideally, experience consulting with individuals, families and in a variety of community settings. The position is based in Hamilton. If you are interested in joining a growing, dynamic, intra-disciplinary clinical team, then we welcome your resume by September 15, 2018 to:
Keith Anderson, Family Counselling Centre of Brant, Inc.
54 Brant Ave. Brantford, Ontario N3T 3G8
Fax: 519-753-9287
Email: office@fccb.ca

Preference may be given to candidates who are bilingual.

Family Counselling Centre of Brant is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities, by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.



Case Manager – Intensive Case Management Program

Family Counselling Centre of Brant, Inc., in partnership with the community, promotes the well being and social inclusion of individuals with developmental disabilities through counselling, support, education and advocacy.

We are looking for:

Individuals who thrive in a fast paced environment, where crisis prevention and intervention is often required in the provision of intensive case management services. Successful candidates will be able to manage complex cases within an interdisciplinary setting.

Responsibilities:

Support individuals with developmental disabilities and multiple complex needs through the coordination of community services, and connections with social and natural supports.
Establish alternative service approaches that reflect individuals’ specific circumstances.
Work in collaboration with community partners to ensure coordinated service delivery for each individual through case conferences, collaborative problem solving, and regular communication with the individual, their family or care givers, and internal and community service providers.
Provide community linkages and service collaboration with other related sector and cross sector partners.
Advocate on behalf of the individual and/or primary care provider.
Provide educational workshops and facilitate group work as required.
Practice a goal orientated, solution focused approach.

Qualifications:
Bachelors Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Nursing or related field.
Minimum four years experience providing case management services or specialized clinical supports in complex and/or crisis situations.
Experience in working with an interdisciplinary team in order to achieve a common goal for the client.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high stress environment.
Possession of a Class G driver’s license and access to a reliable vehicle.
Proficiency in French an asset.

This position will be based in Hamilton with extensive travel throughout the Hamilton and Niagara areas. If you are interested in joining a growing, dynamic team, then we welcome your resume indicating your interest, by September 26, 2018 to: Laura Bergeron, Manager of Child and Family Support Services, Family Counselling Centre of Brant, Inc. 54 Brant Ave. Brantford, Ontario N3T 3G8, Fax: 519-753-9287 or email: lbergeron@fccb.ca.

Family Counselling Centre of Brant is committed to promoting the independence, dignity, integration, and equality of opportunity of persons with disabilities, by ensuring the accessibility of our facilities and services. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment and selection process.

We are an equal opportunity employer and thank all applicants for their interest, however; only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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