Program: Adult Program
Status: Full-time, Union
Hours: 36.25 hrs/week
Salary: $68,138 – $86,355
Date Posted: July 29, 2019
Closing Date: August 12, 2019
About Surrey Place:
At Surrey Place we help children and adults living with developmental disabilities, autism spectrum disorder and visual impairments reach their full potential. We offer a variety of groups and workshops for clients, families and caregivers, as well as extensive education and consultation services to community agencies.
Our comprehensive programs and services range from assessment, diagnosis, and one-on-one treatment, to family counselling and group support and is provided by a broad network of clinicians and professionals. Surrey Place is accredited with Accreditation Canada and is affiliated with the University of Toronto and other academic institutions and is a teaching site for students in a variety of health care professions.
Surrey Place employs nearly 500 employees, with 12 locations in the GTA and we also provide video-conferencing services to communities in northwestern Ontario.
The Adult Program, Core Clinical Services at Surrey Place is seeking a Transitional Services Facilitator. This position, supported by an interdisciplinary team, will set vision and lead research aimed at promoting the health and wellness of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder particularly focused on the transition of older adults. The Transitional Services Facilitator will provide support to increase the capacity of involved health care providers in various systems to collaborate in facilitating these transitions, to identify key disparities, gaps and barriers that need to be addressed, and workable solutions.
- Assess current patterns of care and identify gaps and barriers in services related to transition for older adults.
- Provide support to older adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.
- Work with an interdisciplinary team in transitional planning meetings.
- Collaborate with other service practitioners, as needed, to ensure clients are receiving appropriate services and supports.
- Complete log entries and progress notes.
- Master’s degree in a regulated health profession from a recognized university, or equivalent education and experience.
- Registration with associated College in Ontario, in good standing.
- Experience in a community setting or public health clinical work an asset.
- Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities an asset.
- Able to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
- Able to work in a team setting as well as individually.
- Fluency in French is considered an asset.
- A satisfactory Police Records Check (Vulnerable Sector Screening).
- Proficient with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
To be considered for this position, you must be passionate about the work we do, and share our organizational values. Please submit your resume and cover letter saved in the following format: firstname.lastname (ie. John.Smith) to Human Resources, email@example.com, quoting file 1942 the subject line of your email by the closing date.
Surrey Place is an equal opportunity employer. Candidates from diverse groups are encouraged to apply. If you are contacted for an interview and require accommodation appropriate arrangements will be made to assist you through this process. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.