Program: Children’s Intake, Service for Partners and Organizations
Status: Full-time, Contract (12 months)
Salary: $37.2430 – $47.1997
Date Posted: September 20, 2021
Closing Date: October 1, 2021
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 Service for Partners and Organizations team at Surrey Place is seeking a Transitional Services Facilitator to work within our interdisciplinary team. Reporting to the Vice President, Children’s Services, this position will set vision and lead research aimed at promoting the health and wellness of families with children ages 0-18 years old, with developmental disabilities and Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Transition Services Facilitator will provide support to increase the capacity of involved health and community care providers, facilitate transitions, identify key disparities, gaps and barriers that need to be addressed, and seek workable solutions to address these issues.
- Assess current patterns of care and identifying gaps and barriers in services related to transition.
- Provide support to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities or Autism Spectrum Disorder and families in transitioning services.
- Work on an interdisciplinary team in transitional planning meetings.
- Collaborate with other service practitioners, as needed, to ensure clients are receiving appropriate services and supports.
- Complete reports and progress notes.
- Support and engage in community outreach work.
- Develop memorandum of understandings, in collaboration with community partners.
- Lead the setting up of FASD diagnostic clinics across the province.
- Assist in planning for Service for Partners and Organizations.
- 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), and proof of being fully vaccinated for Covid-19.
- Proficient with MS Office 365 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
How to Apply:
- To be considered for this position, you must be passionate about the work we do, and share our organizational values.
- Save your resume and cover letter in the following format: firstname.lastname (ie. John.Smith).
- Send your resume and cover letter to People Services, email@example.com, quoting file 21115 in 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. Successful candidates who receive a conditional offer of hire will be eligible for accommodation in employment up to the point of undue hardship for bona fide human rights related restrictions and limitations. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.