Ability4Good

Location: Edmonton
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Job Description

Ability4Good is a community-based service provider with a forty year history and an enduring mission of building a caring community.  We are passionate about providing play based in-home services for children with special needs and their families.  We are currently recruiting a Clinical Coordinator who has a collaborative teamwork approach, enjoys meeting deadlines, and wants to work in a setting that recognizes your contributions while giving you the satisfaction of making a difference.  Our Specialized Services and Behavioral Developmental Supports programs are unique, as they focus not only on child development but also on caregiver learning.  We believe this is the best practice to ensure long term learning and support for both children and families.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Be the linchpin for a Multidisciplinary Team that provides intervention and support to special needs children and their families
  • Serve as a resource for the other team members and families on the family’s overall programming and needs
  • Ongoing verbal and written communication to team members, funder, families and partnering agencies
  • Collaborate in the development of the clinical policies, procedures, treatment priorities and reporting formats
  • Provide leadership to the clinical team by coordinating the service programming for clients and their families
  • Ensure clinical team members complete the necessary documentation to meet internal and external deadlines
  • Leading team and facilitating partnership meetings as required
  • Evaluating the efficacy and effectiveness of treatment programs
  • Providing recommendations regarding various program options
  • Providing input to new program creation
  • Engaging families in the process of intake and maintenance of the waitlist of clients
  • Participating in the hiring and training of new staff
  • Providing coaching, training, direction and participation in the evaluation of Child Development Facilitators
  • Allocating, monitoring and problem solving the clinical caseload of clinicians
  • Participating in stakeholders meetings to represent the agency, build relationships, increase skills and share resources as requested by the Clinical Director

 REMUNERATION:

  • Excellent compensation based on training and experience
  • 38.75 hour work week with flexibility to scale hours as needed
  • Opportunities to participate in program development as we are a growing agency

Qualifications

 Graduate Degree or Post Graduate Degree in a Human Services field (e.g., SLP, OT, PT, Education, Psychology, and Social Work)
 Minimum of 5 years’ experience working as a clinician
 Identifies as a self-starter with excellent organizational skills
 Strong interpersonal, group facilitation and written communication skills
 Registration with the appropriate governing body, if required
 Experience working with parents and children on the Autism Spectrum and other developmental disabilities

Apply to:

Sherry Hiebert-Keck, Clinical Director via email: sherry@ability4good.com

Expires:

January 20, 2020

Employment Posting ID: 74101