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Job Title:
Child Management Specialist

Posted Date:
Closing Date:
Functional Discipline:
Children & Womens Health
Education Level:
None specified

Job Description

Location: Clarenville Coish Place

Child Management Specialist
Children's and Women's Health - Intervention Services
Temporary, Full Time (until March 1, 2021, with possible extension)
HoursYour hours of work will follow the flexible work schedule in accordance with Article 19.01(a) of the NAPE-HP Collective Agreement, based on 150 hours within a designated 4-week period (by mutual agreement).
SalaryCG38, ($33.92 - $37.84)
Competition Number2020000601
Posted Date20 July 2020
Closing Date09 August 2020

About Us
Eastern Health is the largest, integrated health authority in Newfoundland and Labrador employing approximately 13,000 dedicated employees and serving a population of more than 300,000 people. The authority offers the full continuum of health and community services including public health, long-term care, community services, hospital care and unique provincial programs and services. At Eastern Health we pride ourselves on providing the highest quality care and service possible to the people in our communities, in our region, and in the province. To do that, we employ qualified, competent and caring individuals who are dedicated to their professions and to our vision of Healthy People, Healthy Communities.

Job Summary
The Child Management Specialist (CMS) develops and oversees the delivery of home-based early intervention programs, including the Intensive Applied Behavioral Analysis (ABA) Home Therapy Program. The CMS provides advice, direction and support to families/caregivers in meeting the needs of children with significant developmental challenges. The CMS may also provide advice to community organizations seeking support to meet the need of children with developmental challenges. He/she administers standardized developmental assessments, conducts comprehensive behavioral assessments and designs individualized behavioral and skill teaching programs. This individual will also provide group and individual training events for caregivers and support staff, train families and caregivers in the implementation of individualized programs and prepare client reports.

This position works closely with other relevant professionals in the social, health, and education fields and partners with community agencies in promoting optimal development and community inclusion for individuals with developmental and behavioral challenges.

Job Demands
By applying for this job, you acknowledge an understanding that regular requirements and demands of this job include (but are not limited to):
Occasionally lifts objects up to 10 lbs. Regularly required to drive to and from clients' homes/work sites. Regularly requires fine finger/precision work and sitting at a computer.
Regularly requires a higher than normal level of attentiveness/alertness for visual and auditory concentration.

Job Qualifications
Graduation with a Bachelor's Degree with a Major in Psychology OR a Master's Degree in Clinical, Experimental, Developmental or Counselling Psychology (a related clinical Master's Degree as determined by the employer may be considered) is required.
Applicants currently enrolled in the above-noted Master's program may be considered.
Demonstrated knowledge and skill in individual program planning and design, functional analysis, child development, treatment ethics, applied behavioral analysis, developmental disabilities, skill teaching strategies, psychometrics.
Demonstrated skills in developing and maintaining therapeutic rapport with parents, caregivers, and children.
Demonstrated strong oral and written communication skills, case and time management skills, analytical skills, and the ability to work both independently and as a member of an interdisciplinary team.
Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive and effective working relationships.
A valid Class V driver's license and the use of a private vehicle are conditions of employment.
A satisfactory record of work performance is required.

If this is an internal posting only, only applicants of the Eastern Health NAPE HP Regional Bargaining Unit will be considered. Otherwise, if this is posted internal and external, we will accept all applications, but preference will be given to those qualified candidates who are internal to the Eastern Health NAPE HP Bargaining Unit.

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To become a part of our team, please submit your resume/cover letter or application form online, clearly demonstrating how you meet the required qualifications. Include your current mailing address, day-time contact number, e-mail address, competition and employee number if applicable.

Contact Information for Recruitment Related Inquiries:

Telephone: (709) 777-7777 (5-2) or 1-800-563-3693

Email: Applications/resumes are not accepted at this email address.

APPLICANTS: We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to provide a satisfactory Certificate of Conduct from the RCMP or local Police (Vulnerable Sector Check may be required), educational documents, registration/licensure if applicable and Social Insurance Number.