CLK 15R - Autism Support & Resource Specialist
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Richmond, BC V7C 4M9 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
$51,532.63 - $58,345.59 annually
Regular Full Time
Temporary End Date
BC Public Service -> Children & Family Development
Ministry Branch / Division
Provincial Services/ Autism Information Services BC
Job Summary Autism Support & Resource Specialist
We currently have 4 positions available in Richmond;
1 full time permanent position
1 full time temporary opportunity for up to 6 months from date of hire. This position may become permanent or be extended.
2 full time temporary opportunities for up to 18 months from date of hire. These positions may become permanent or be extended.
An eligibility list may be established for future permanent and/or temporary opportunities for Richmond and Vancouver.
On November 1, 2021 the BC Public Service announced the COVID-19 Vaccination Policy that defines the conditions and expectations for BC Public Service employees regarding vaccination against COVID-19. Among other possible measures, proof of vaccination will be required. It is a term of acceptance of employment that you agree to comply with all vaccination requirements that apply to the public service. More information can be found here .Your skills, confidence and initiative will be valued in this challenging role
The role of the Autism Support and Resource Specialist is to provide direct support to parents, caregivers and professionals with evidence-based, curated information and resources about autism and other disabilities in the area of assessment, diagnosis, and available services and supports in communities across B.C. The Autism Support and Resource Specialist builds the capacity of parents, service providers, and MCFD-related staff to manage and navigate the network of services and resources; this occurs by providing information and direct coaching on how to access services, maximize financial resources and understand available therapy options.
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.
For information about the Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service please visit: Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service - Province of British Columbia (gov.bc.ca) .
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile. For specific position related enquiries, please contact N eetika.Bains@gov.bc.ca
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Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.Job Requirements:
In order to be considered for this position, your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the education and experience as outlined below:
Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located in the Additional Information section at the bottom of the posting.
- Post-secondary education and/or training in Special Education;Psychology; Child Development/Education; Child and Youth Care or a related field. Preferencemay be given to with a bachelor's degreein Special Education;Psychology; Child Development/Education; Child and Youth Care or a related field. OR an equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
- Minimum of 2 years of experience working with families and/or professionals who support children and youth with disabilities, including autism.
- Preference maybe given to applicants with experience working with sensitive and highly confidential documents.
- Preference may be given to applicants with experience delivering live and virtual presentations
- Due to the nature of the work of the branch, preference may be given to qualified applicants who self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations status or non-status, Inuit and/or Métis), LGBTQ2S+, a Person with a Disability, and/or a Visible Minority, with the required combination of education and experience.
CRC and CRRA - A Criminal Record Check (CRC) and Criminal Record Review Act Check (CRRA) will be required.APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:Cover letter: NO -
Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.Resume: YES -
A resume is required as part of your application; however, itmay notbe used for initial shortlisting purposes.Questionnaire (COMPREHENSIVE): YES -
As part of the application process, you will be prompted to complete a comprehensive online questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Please allot approximately 60 minutes to complete the questionnaire.IMPORTANT:
Comprehensive questionnaire responses will be used to shortlist applicants against the job requirements. Please ensure you include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and your accountabilities and accomplishments.
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