Simcoe Community Services
  • 09-Nov-2018 to 23-Nov-2018 (EST)
  • Pre-School Services
  • Barrie, ON, CAN
  • $29.25
  • Hourly
  • Full Time

We are presently accepting resumes for the position of permanent full-time Service Planning Coordinator. This position supports families of children and youth with multiple and/or complex special needs by acting as the identifiable point of contact; is responsible for developing a coordinated service plan that recognizes all service needs and builds on the family and child/youth's strengths.  Assist families to connect with the right services in their service delivery area and monitor how the family and child/youth is progressing through the service plan as they grow. To act as the single point of contact for all service providers on the child/youth and family team and be responsible for communication and information sharing with all relevant service providers. In this role, you will be working in collaboration with Children's Treatment Network of Simcoe York to ensure service integration for children, youth and their families experiencing multiple and/or complex special needs. This position works up to 37.5 hours a week and has a rate of pay of $29.25 per hour. 

OVERVIEW OF DUTIES:

  • Use child/youth and family centred service delivery best practices to guide service delivery
  • Assist families to identify needs and strengths through the use of an evidenced based tool (CANS)
  • Assist family/caregiver and child/youth to identify their vision and goals
  • Work with child or youth, their family and a multidisciplinary team to develop and implement a Coordinated Service Plan;
  • Ensure the Coordinated Service Plan is integrated and identifies specific actions to achieve goals;
  • Record all contact and activities on the Child/Youth's Electronic Record
  • Facilitate case conferences and work closely with multidisciplinary team to ensure the family and child/youth are experiencing integrated service delivery;
  • Be actively involved in a process of continuous quality improvement with respect to serving families;
  • Understand and implement Personal Outcome Measures;
  • Participate in Service Planning Coordinators Community of Practice

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS OF THE JOB INCLUDE:

  • University degree in a relevant course of study (e.g. social work, psychology, nursing, child studies, family studies, or rehabilitation) or an equivalent combination of education and experience as deemed acceptable by the Agency.
  • A minimum of 3-4 years related experience with families and their children/youth;
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and interpersonal skills;
  • Proficient computer skills and database administration;
  • Knowledge of developmental norms (0-17);
  • Skilled in various assessment tools to determine family and child's strengths/needs;
  • Knowledge of community based supports;
  • Proven ability to work with a multidisciplinary team and independently;
  • Must be prepared to work flexible hours in order to meet the needs of children, youth and families;
  • Must possess a valid class "G" driver's license and own reliable transportation is required;
  • Must be willing to travel through Simcoe County

Simcoe Community Services is a respectful, caring and inclusive workplace.  We provide a competitive compensation package including group insurance benefits, vacation, paid sick time with support to succeed through our extensive training and development program with opportunities for advancement into full-time positions. If you have the qualifications, attributes and skills we are seeking we would like you to join our team of dedicated employees.  

Simcoe Community Services is committed to developing inclusive, barrier-free selection and appointment processes and work environments. If contacted in relation to this position, please advise the Agency's representative of your need for accommodation measures to be taken in order that you may be assessed in a fair and equitable manner.

Submit application by: 

4:00 p.m. November 16, 2018

We thank all those applicants who apply for this position.  However, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting #18-65

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