Career Opportunities

Clinical Supervisor/Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) Fredericton and Saint John

AIS is currently looking to hire two positions of Clinical Supervisor/Behaviour Analyst for our company, one position in Fredericton, N.B. and one in Saint John, N.B.

Roles and Responsibilities:

As a Clinical Supervisor/Behaviour Analyst working for AIS, you will be responsible for assessing, designing, monitoring and supervising behavioural interventions for preschool-aged children with ASD.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Assessment and Program Development

  • Conducting various assessments at intake, during and post interventions, including provincially mandated curriculum-based assessment
  • Creating a Personalized Learning Plan in accordance with the current provincial process in collaboration with families and community partners
  • Writing individualized programs as well as implementing and monitoring programs to ensure adequate and timely progress of clients
  • Conducting functional behaviour assessments and designing positive behaviour support plans
  • Offering parent training according to the needs of the client and priorities of the family

Supervision and Professional Development

  • Overseeing the programming of all clients on their clinical team, including monitoring, analyzing, and documenting progress
  • Supervising and evaluating the work of Behaviour Consultants, Lead Therapists, and Behaviour Interventionists on their clinical team.
  • Supporting the ongoing professional development of the clinical team, and evaluating competency development.
  • Meeting up-to-date annual provincial training requirements of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development

Collaboration

  • Communicating with families and other stakeholders/community partners
  • Overseeing successful transitions into schools by preparing and documenting the transition plan
  • Supporting interventions within the home and community context

Administration

  • Implementing and adhering to clinical service delivery policies
  • Conducting administrative duties relating to scheduling, supervision and monthly reports

 

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

  • Have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience working in the field of autism spectrum disorder
  • Have a Master’s Degree and excellent clinical skills in the areas of responsibility described above
  • Demonstrate exceptional abilities to work in a team setting and a high level of professionalism and integrity, adopting and respecting AIS’ mission and values.
  • Have experience working with preschool-aged children
  • Maintain certification with the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board or with their licensing body (if applicable)
  • Have a completed a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and Social Development prior contact check within the past five years
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is preferable. Please state your oral and written language capabilities.
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required.

Salary/Benefits

  • Competitive wage compensation package
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Vacation and sick time

Please submit your resumes to: hr@ais-cia.ca

Competition closing date: May 7, 2021

Coordinator of Community Based Services

Over the past few years, there has been an increase in the number of clients who require intervention services to be provided in a community location other than the home. AIS is committed to working
collaboratively with community partners and is looking to hire a Provincial Coordinator whose main role will be to support the development and implementation of evidence-based practices in Early Learning Centres (ELC) and other community locations.

The Coordinator of Community Based Services will work out of our corporate office in downtown
Fredericton (flexibility for exceptional candidates who apply from other regions of the province), and will
develop relationships with all external community partners to foster collaborative practices. Working
closely with the Training Coordinator and the Quality Control Coordinator, this Coordinator will assess the
needs of ELCs and develop training for ELC employees and AIS employees on collaborative practices.

Roles and Responsibilities:
The Provincial Coordinator of Community Based Services is a new role for our organization. It is
anticipated that the role and responsibilities will evolve over time.

The Coordinator will:

  • Ensure consistency in professional standards of practice to promote trust between AIS employees
    and ELCs.
  • Provide virtual and in-person training and education to various community partners on the role and mandate of Autism Intervention Services
  • Provide training to AIS employees on the ELC’s curriculum and mandatory policies
  • Conduct surveys to better understand the needs of Early Learning Centers (ELC)
  • Build bridges to align services across environments
  • Develop policies regarding service delivery in ELC and support their implementation
  • Develop and implement a framework to offer consultative and comprehensive services in ELC
    environments
  • Support a framework that allows AIS employees, ELC employees and parents to make informed
    decisions regarding the two service delivery models, clearly outlining roles and responsibilities and expected outcomes
  • Liaise with EECD on all aspects of service delivery in the community
  • Meet on a regular basis with other community partners such as Early Intervention Programs,
    Speech-Language Pathology Services, Public Health, the New Brunswick Association for Community Living, etc. to foster collaborative practices.
  • Provide support and expertise to local teams when issues arise.

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:
The Coordinator will be familiar with the ELC curriculum, rules and regulations and will ensure that AIS’s practices are aligned with these organizations.
The ideal candidate will have:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Education, Early Childhood, or a related field
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is mandatory. Please state your oral and written language
    capabilities
  • 5+ years’ experience and advanced knowledge of the New-Brunswick childcare sector including the Early Learning and Childcare Curriculum, the Licensing Regulations, Day Care Assistance programs, the Early Childhood Services Act and Early Intervention Programs
  • High interest and commitment in continued learning
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, problem solving and critical thinking
  • Experience and knowledge of evidence-based intervention, including Applied Behavioral Analysis
  • Exceptional abilities to work in a team setting and a high level of professionalism and integrity,
    adopting and respecting AIS’s mission and values.
  • A completed a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check, and Social Development prior
    contact check within the past five years
  • Valid Driver’s license and access to a vehicle as travel is required.

Salary/Benefits

  • Competitive total compensation package
  • Group medical and dental insurance
  • Life and long-term disability insurance
  • Travel expenses
  • Vacation and sick time

Applicants can submit their resumes and a cover letter to: hr@ais-cia.ca

Competition closes on April 30, 2021

Behaviour Interventionist Positions

AIS is currently accepting resumes for the position of Behaviour Interventionist for all regions in New Brunswick.

 

Roles and Responsibilities:

A Behaviour Interventionist is responsible for working directly with a child to implement behavioural intervention programs that are written to address the personalized learning plan goals. The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

    • Playing and interacting socially with a child to build rapport during the intake process or when beginning to work with a new client
    • Working one on one with preschool aged children with autism implementing individualized evidence based strategies/programs
    • Working in family homes, in early learning centers and/or our agency’s center
    • Administering programs to support the intervention goals
    • Collecting data, summarizing data, and communicating as needed with the supervisor
    • Maintaining compliance with the agency’s policies and procedures
    • Being receptive to feedback and implementing suggestions
    • Demonstrating good work ethic (punctual and good attendance)
    • Demonstrating professionalism and good communication skills
    • Adhering to confidentiality

 

Qualifications and Educational Requirements:

The ideal candidate will:

    • Be at least 18 years of age;
    • Have completed a high school education, preferably with some post- secondary education;
    • Demonstrates a strong desire to work with children with ASD;
    • Once hired, complete the provincial Education and Early Childhood Development level 1 Autism training;
    • Have completed a criminal record check, vulnerable sector check and Social Development prior contact check within the past five years;
    • Have completed or will complete a Workplace First Aide Course;
    • Have a valid Class 5 Driver’s License and access to a vehicle as travel is required
    • Bilingualism (French and English) is an asset.
    • This person will demonstrate exceptional abilities to work in a team setting and will demonstrate a high level of professionalism and integrity, adopting and respecting AIS’ mission and values.

Salary/Benefits:

    • Competitive salary offered (starting wage is $15.65 hourly)
    • Group medical and dental insurance after 90 days of employment
    • Life and long term disability insurance
    • Travel expenses
    • Vacation and sick time

Applicants are encouraged to apply by email to: info@ais-cia.ca