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    Job title : Mental Health Worker II or IV - Yakima, WA
    Employer :  Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
    Region : United States of America
    Salary : see below
    Closing Date : 30 June 2016
    Job Ref. : Job Code : 4260
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Support
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Company Name: Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic
    Location: Yakima, Washington, United States, 98901 Employee Type: Regular
    Employment duration: Full time
    Location: Children's Village - Yakima, WA
    Offer Relocation?: Yes
    Job Code: 4260
    Mental Health Worker IV:
    The Behavior Analyst provides behavior analysis services in the home, school and community settings to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. The Behavior Analyst will perform direct observations, develop Functional Assessments and create Individualized Behavior Support Plans for supported individuals. Clientele are individuals between the ages of 5 and 13 years old. The BCBA will provide training to staff, school staff and family members on how to implement interventions effectively. As well, will provide specialized expertise to define, measure, assess and characterize behaviors, select and evaluate interventions and strategies, display and interpret behavioral data, and monitor behavior change.

    Competitive pay and generous benefits. Relocation assistance available.

    Job Duties
  • Conduct initial assessment and re-assessment for children and adolescents with autism or related disorders
  • Write and update functional assessment and behavior plans
  • Supervise Behavior Technician's (Therapists) work and ensure quality of our therapeutic service
  • Conduct Behavior Technician's annual performance reviews
  • Monitor clients' progress and make changes as needed
  • Work with clients' whole families to promote generalization of acquired skills
  • Consult with parents, other family members, hired caregivers, teachers, and other professionals for service coordination
  • Assist in training Behavior Technicians
  • Attend supervisor meetings and collaborate with colleagues
  • Perform other duties as requested

    Qualifications
  • BCBA certificate
  • Master's degree
  • A minimum of 2 years' clinical experience in a position that utilizes Applied Behavior Analysis
  • Interest in working with clients with challenging behaviors
  • Demonstrated ability to supervise and train others
  • Excellent communication and writing skills
  • Bilingual and/or bicultural background, a plus
  • Any one of the following licenses is acceptable for this position: Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC), Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker (LICSW) or Licensed Advanced Social Worker (LASW); Board Certified Behavior Analysis certificate required if position is for ABA services. Current Washington State driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage; and a current CPR/First Aid card, or obtained within 45 days of hire. NOTE: FBI fingerprints required if have lived in Washington State less than the last 3 consecutive years.

    Mental Health Worker II

    The person in this position will provide behavioral health services as determined in the treatment or care plan of the client. This person may provide case management services as part of a clinical team. Mental Health Worker II may participate in the treatment or care plan for clients in the foster care placement program, may provide care coordination for psychiatric patients or ABA/BAT services, or therapy assistant work within Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) services. Assigned clients may have behavioral problems, low social skills, poor socialization or isolation, or may have an autism diagnoses if receiving ABA services.

    QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree in Social Work, Psychology, Counseling or other relevant field required.
  • Experience: Minimum of one year of experience working with families and children in a therapeutic or educational capacity
  • Licenses/Certificates/Registration: Application for registration as an Agency Affiliated Counselor in the State of Washington within 60 days of employment and receipt of registration with 120 days of employment; a current Washington State driver's license and proof of automobile liability insurance coverage; current First Aid/CPR card, or obtained within 45 days of hire; and a Children's Administration background clearance if working within the Placement Program. NOTE: FBI fingerprints required if have lived in Washington State less than the last 3 consecutive years.
  • Knowledge/Skills/Abilities Required: Ability to work independently; Exercises independent judgement and decision-making regarding the safety and learning capabilities of individuals and family members served; Ability to work as part of a team; ; ability to utilize the DSM V; ability to represent the Agency in contact with both State and County agencies; knowledge of Federal, State and County social services regulations and systems; knowledge of State mental health and special education requirements; knowledge of the psychological principals in learning and their application to treatment stages; knowledge of advanced evaluative techniques of personality, academic behavior, and cognitive domains; and the ability to synthesize and formulate the assessment data into a comprehensive treatment summary. If working with Spanish speaking clients, must demonstrates ability to translate at level 11 on the ALTA language proficiency test.

    About YVFWC
    Yakima Valley Farm Workers Clinic serves over 120,000 people across 27 clinics and programs in two states. We have expanded medical care to include dental, orthodontia, nutritional counseling, autism screening, and behavioral health. We also offer community programs that offer assistance with employment and training, afterschool education, rental and shelter assistance, energy assistance, weatherization, HIV and AIDS counseling and testing, home visits, tobacco cessation, and three mobile medical/dental clinics.

    Working at YVFWC
    Working at Farm Workers Clinic means being the passionate champion for those who have no voice. It means having the opportunity to work with underserved populations and with peers committed to the same work.

    At Farm Workers Clinic:
  • We will consistently TRUST one another to work for the common good.
  • We will foster INTEGRITY by demonstrating ethical behavior and insisting on doing what we say we will do.
  • We will demonstrate TRANSPARENCY by being candid and truthful no matter the risk.
  • We will create PARTNERSHIPS to strengthen ourselves and our community.
  • We will fight for JUST TREATMENT for all individuals.
  • We will let JOY in.
  • We have the COURAGE to be an agent of change and refuse anything short of excellence.
    Our mission celebrates diversity. We are committed to equal opportunity employment.


    Apply Here: http://www.Click2apply.net/bqnxjd76h6 or click on the link
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    Job title : Learning Support Worker
    Employer : Jigsaw Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : see below
    Closing Date : 5 July 2016
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Support
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    Location: Jigsaw+, Dunsfold Park, Cranleigh, Surrey, GU6 8TB.

    Remuneration: Starting salary for the Learning Support Worker I position is £14,329 per annum plus benefits. Starting salary for the Learning Support Worker Apprentice position is £9,000 per annum plus benefits.

    About Jigsaw+: JIGSAW+ provides two complementary specialist services for adults with autism and other disabilities, The Jigsaw+ Centre for Lifelong Learning and Jigsaw+ Enterprises. Jigsaw+ is a subsidiary of the Jigsaw Trust and a registered charity.

    The Opportunity: This is a fantastic opportunity to join our team, supporting adults with autism and related disabilities in the attainment of knowledge and skills that will enhance their well-being, independence and social inclusion.

    This role is available both full time, part time and as an apprenticeship. Apprentices will be expected to study for their QCF L2 or 3 in Health & Social Care whilst receiving an enhanced apprenticeship salary and benefits package.

    Whilst you are working, you will also receive a comprehensive training and development package including the nationally recognised ‘Care Certificate’, training modules for ABA (Applied Behaviour Analysis) and/or a QCF in health and social care. A broad spectrum of training opportunities such as First Aid, Safeguarding, Food Hygiene and Hand Hygiene are also provided. Further details are on our job descriptions.

    Summary of Duties and Responsibilities for Learning Support roles
    Client Learning and Support:
  • To work as part of a team providing ABA based support to Jigsaw+ clients. Full training provided.
  • Ensure Clients’ individual needs are met through effective personal support planning and review.
  • Provide the support and care identified in Clients’ individual learning plans.
  • Interact and participate with the Clients in the development of skills, supporting Clients to reach their potential for independence.
  • Support Clients’ participation in social, leisure, educational and employment opportunities within the local community.
  • Encourage and enable Clients to maintain acceptable levels of personal and environmental hygiene.
  • Facilitate and support Clients in decision making, promoting choice and involvement giving full regard to initiatives aimed at promoting Client empowerment.
  • Participate in staff meetings as required.
  • Collect and record data as part of working as a team providing ABA support.
  • Once trained, administer medication in accordance with Company policies and procedures, and ensure that medical emergencies are dealt with appropriately.

    Training and Development:
  • Develop knowledge of autism spectrum disorders, ABA and associated disabilities.
  • Participate in relevant training to achieve required qualifications and attend mandatory training days/courses, on or off site, as and when required.

    Health & Safety:
  • Understand and implement Health and Safety policies and Emergency and Fire procedures.
  • Promote safe working practice and ensure the security of the workplace is maintained at all times.

    General:
  • Carry out administrative tasks as required.
  • Promote and ensure the good reputation of the Jigsaw Trust and its individual divisions.
  • Provide support in other divisions of the Jigsaw Trust as required.
  • Ensure that all information of confidential nature gained in the course of duty is not divulged to third parties.
  • Adhere to all Company policies and procedures within the defined timescales.

    The successful candidate will need to have a commitment to on-going professional development and they will require a satisfactory enhanced Disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).

    For more details and to apply for this exciting opportunity, please view our website via the link or contact the HR department on tel. 01483 273874 or email. careers@jigsawtrust.co.uk

    We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.
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    Job title : Respite - Senior Support Workers
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : £15,562 to £17,429 p.a.
    Closing Date : 5 July 2016
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Support
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    The Kent Autistic Trust is a very well respected specialist provider of services for adults with autism. It is an innovative charity providing day and living support services, day activity services and family support. The Trust encourages maximum independence, choice and use of community resources, within a supportive environment. The Trust supports 80 people across 15 sites across Kent.

    We are currently recruiting for:

    Role: Respite – Senior Support Workers

    Location: Canterbury – Day Centre with Residential Respite

    Hours: 37.5 per week

    Shift: Flexible Rota

  • The role is at our day centre with residential respite in Canterbury supporting adults with Autism.
  • Respite provides 24 hour support which can include shifts covering weekends, evenings and sleep In’s (£31.50 per night) dependant on the needs of the person using our services.
  • This role will include, for example, personal care, supporting activities and preparing meals.


    Experience Required/Desirable:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • That you hold a clean driving licence (for at least two years) as you may be required to drive
  • Experience and or knowledge of epilepsy
  • Experience of working within the field of services for adults with special needs
  • A willingness to participate in a continuous development of the service and an ambition to ensure that people are supported to achieve their aspirations within the community.

    Successful candidates will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • 33 days of annual leave including 8 paid public holidays (Pro Rata for Part Time employees)
  • Free Confidential Counselling Support Line
  • Fair Care Advantage Discount scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers provided by Kiddi Vouchers
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Paid Sickness Benefit
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline Services – Free for you and your family


    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from a wide section of the community. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

    Closing date: 05/07/2016

    Interviews to be held: On a date to be confirmed

    An application form and job description/person specification can be downloaded from the link or alternatively email humanresources@kentautistic.com.

    Please be advised that:-

    The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

    Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

    We do not accept applications made via agencies

    If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
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    Job title : Senior Support Worker, Strood
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : £15,562 to £17,429 p.a.
    Closing Date : 6 July 2016
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Support
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    The Kent Autistic Trust is a very well respected specialist provider of services for adults with autism. It is an innovative charity providing day and living support services, day activity services and family support. The Trust encourages maximum independence, choice and use of community resources, within a supportive environment. The Trust supports 119 people across 15 sites across Kent.

    We are currently recruiting for:

    Role: Senior Support Worker

    Location: Strood

    Hours: 37.5

    Shift:

    7.30am to 10am and 4pm to 10pm (weekdays)

    7.30am to 10pm (weekends)

    Week 1: Monday, Friday & Saturday
    Week 2: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday & Sunday

    You may also be required to do up to 8 Sleep In’s per month. Paid at an additional rate of £31.75 per night.


    Experience Required/Desirable:

  • NVQ Level 2 in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • That you hold a clean driving licence (for at least two years) as you may be required to drive
  • Experience and or knowledge of epilepsy
  • Experience of working within the field of services for adults with special needs
  • A willingness to participate in a continuous development of the service and an ambition to ensure that people are supported to achieve their aspirations within the community.

    Successful candidates will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • 33 days of annual leave including 8 paid public holidays (Pro Rata for Part Time employees)
  • Free Confidential Counselling Support Line
  • Fair Care Advantage Discount scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers provided by Kiddi Vouchers
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Paid Sickness Benefit
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline Services – Free for you and your family


    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from a wide section of the community. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

    Interviews to be held: On a date to be discussed with candidate

    An application form and job description/person specification can be downloaded from the link or alternatively email humanresources@kentautistic.com.

    Please be advised that:-

    The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

    Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

    We do not accept applications made via agencies

    If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
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    Job title : Team Leader - Fixed Term
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : £18,035 to £19,344 p.a.
    Closing Date : 6 July 2016
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Managerial
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    The Kent Autistic Trust is a very well respected specialist provider of services for adults with autism. It is an innovative charity providing day and living support services, day activity services and family support. The Trust encourages maximum independence, choice and use of community resources, within a supportive environment. The Trust supports 119 people across 15 sites across Kent.

    We are currently recruiting for:

    Role: Team Leader – Fixed Term Covering Maternity

    Location: Strood

    Hours: 37.5

    Shift:

    A variety of shift patterns and rota’s dependant on the needs of the service.
    Shift patterns may include the following:-

    7.30am to 4pm
    4pm to 10.30pm
    7.30am to 7.30pm
    10.30pm to 7.30am
    Sleep In’s (Paid at an additional £31.75 per night)

    Experience Required/Desirable:

  • NVQ Level 3 in Health and Social Care (Adults)
  • That you hold a clean driving licence (for at least two years) as you may be required to drive
  • Experience and or knowledge of epilepsy
  • Experience of working within the field of services for adults with special needs
  • A willingness to participate in a continuous development of the service and an ambition to ensure that people are supported to achieve their aspirations within the community.

    Successful candidates will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • 33 days of annual leave including 8 paid public holidays (Pro Rata for Part Time employees)
  • Free Confidential Counselling Support Line
  • Fair Care Advantage Discount scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers provided by Kiddi Vouchers
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Generous Pension Scheme
  • Paid Sickness Benefit
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline Services – Free for you and your family


    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from a wide section of the community. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to an enhanced criminal record check from the Disclosure & Barring Service.

    Closing date: 06/07/2016

    Interviews to be held: On a date to be confirmed with the shortlisted applicant

    An application form and job description/person specification can be downloaded via the link or alternatively email humanresources@kentautistic.com.

    Please be advised that:-

    The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

    Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

    We do not accept applications made via agencies

    If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
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    Job title : Grants and Appeals Fundraiser
    Employer : Kent Autistic Trust
    Region : South East England
    Salary : £30,000 – 35,000
    Closing Date : 22 July 2016
    Job Ref. : 
    Full/Part : Full
    Job Function : Support
    Appn. form : click here
    JOB DESCRIPTION
    GRANTS AND APPEALS FUNDRAISER
    Based in Gillingham, Kent, with some home working allowed
    Salary range £30 – 35k, depending on experience / 35 hours per week

    The Kent Autistic Trust (KAT) is an innovative and growing charity. We are a well-respected specialist provider of services for adults with autism. We offer residential and respite services, supported living projects, day resource hubs, outreach support and family support. Our ethos is focused on encouraging independence and self-autonomy and providing the very highest standard of care and support to those we serve. We currently support around 90 people from sites across Kent.

    This is a new and exciting role that has been created to enable the Trust to consolidate and expands its work through a diversified funding portfolio. The post holder will be chiefly responsible for identifying and developing fundable projects and for securing high level income from Trusts and Foundations, EU and others major grant makers. Additionally, the role will also have a subsidiary function of developing individual giving for the long term.

    This is an opportunity to make a BIG difference to the lives of people with Autism and their families and we are therefore looking for someone who will be a champion for the autism cause and a master in raising funds to achieve the BIG plans we have. If you have the passion and the skills to raise money and have strong organisational and time management skills in this self-supporting role we would love to hear from you about joining our movement.

    Please visit our website to download a job description and person specification can be via the link or alternatively you can contact our HR Team by email humanresources@kentautistic.com.

    Successful candidates will also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Comprehensive induction training
  • 33 days of annual leave including 8 paid public holidays (Pro Rata for Part Time employees)
  • Free Confidential Counselling Support Line
  • Fair Care Advantage Discount scheme
  • Child Care Vouchers provided by Kiddi Vouchers
  • Benenden Health Care
  • Generous Pension Scheme
    vPaid Sickness Benefit
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Bereavement Counselling and Probate Helpline Services – Free for you and your family

    We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from a wide section of the community. All applicants who are offered employment will be subject to a standard DBS check.

    Interviews to be held: 15 August 2016

    Please be advised that:-

    The closing date given is a guide only. There may be some occasions where we have to close a vacancy once sufficient applications have been received. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.

    Only those candidates who clearly demonstrate how they meet the person specification criteria for this post will be shortlisted. Please note that where high volumes of applicants have been received, additional criteria may on occasion be used to determine the final shortlist.

    We do not accept applications made via agencies

    If you have not heard from us within 7 days of the closing date then unfortunately, on this occasion, your application has been unsuccessful.
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