OverviewKerry’s place #1034 Part Time: Autism Support Assistant Part Time in Stirling, AB
Branch Stirling AB CA
#1034 Part Time: Autism Support Assistant
In addition to a competitive compensation package, we focus on health and wellness including fitness and family-….
Reporting to the Manager, the Autism Support Assistant is responsible to ensure that the day to day support provided to people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) meet the expectations of those individuals to enhance his/her quality of life. The support provided must also align with the values of Kerry’s Place Autism Services and meet the goals and expectations of the agency. The Autism Support Assistant, with his/her team, provides services aimed at maximizing health and safety and personal fulfillment of people diagnosed with ASD. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:
Be familiar with and consistently apply the principles of Kerry’s Place with respect to the Mission, Vision, Values and Policies and Procedures.
Provide solutions to barriers impacting achievement of quality of life. Participate to ensure Personal Outcomes for people are met as defined by each participant.
Consistently follow, where appropriate, Behavioural and Crisis Protocols as documented. Document and report incidents and serious occurrences immediately.
Provide support and coaching in the areas of social skills, communication, vocation and leisure activities.
Develop and maintain positive relationships with families, natural supports, volunteers, professionals, community members and others.
Administer medication according to Kerry’s Place Policy and Procedures.
This position supports adults.
The successful candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Completion of Human Services Diploma from a recognized Community College or University or completion of Ontario Secondary School (or equivalent) and one year of related experience (preferably supporting people diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder).
Solid communication skills both verbal and written.
Strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work in a team.
Demonstrated flexibility, creativity and sound judgement.
A valid Driver’s License, with a minimum G2.
French language skills will be considered an asset. In addition to a competitive compensation package, we focus on health and wellness including fitness and family- focused benefits and work life balance. Kerry’s Place is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. Kerry’s Place is also committed to providing accommodations for people with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs. To apply: Internal applicants – Please apply through ADP. Log in and go to Myself &
gt; Talent > Career Centre External applicants – Click here to apply This position is open to internal and external applicants. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please quote the position posting number in the subject line of your submission in order for your application to be considered.
We thank all applicants for your interest in Kerry’s Place Autism Services.
Employment Type: Part Time
Location: Stirling, AB, CA
Posted on: 2015-10-23