New Job Program Supervisor Behavioural Health In Newfoundland And Labrador

Program Supervisor Behavioural Health
Program Supervisor Behavioural Health

Program Supervisor Behavioural Health

Company : Amal Youth and Family Centre
Salary : From $66,250 a year
Location : Newfoundland and Labrador

Full Description

Program Supervisor – Behavioural Health (St. John’s)

(Full-time, permanent)

The Program Supervisor oversees the provision of therapeutic support and behavioural skills-based interventions to young people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and/or an Intellectual Disability (ID), and/or who present with complex behavioural needs in staffed living arrangements. This includes maintaining enriched environments and implementing skills-based behavioural intervention programs; demonstrating the consistent use of Universal Protocols to optimize safety, dignity, and joy for our young people; employing developmentally sensitive expectations in setting appropriate boundaries and limits; and assisting with personal hygiene tasks as required. Specific duties and responsibilities include developing and implementing therapeutic programs; providing guidance, support and supervision to the child and youth care team; liaising with other professionals; and completing administrative and operational tasks.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will have a bachelor’s degree (child and youth care, applied behaviour analysis, education or a related field) , excellent clinical skills,a minimum of five years of experience working with and implementing behavioural interventions with young people with complex needs, at least one year of supervisory experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Certification with the Behaviour Analyst Certification Board or willingness to obtain this credential within 6 months of hire is desirable. Applicants must have ample experience successfully de-escalating volatile and aggressive behaviour. Knowledge and understanding of trauma informed care and intervention is a necessity. Strong analytical, problem-solving, and verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills are a must.

The position also requires a clear Certificate of Conduct and Vulnerable Sector Check from the RNC or RCMP; Child Protection Record Check; First Aid/CPR certification; valid Driver’s license and use of a private vehicle while at work. Successful candidates must submit proof of residency.

Starting Salary: $66,250 - placement on the salary scale is commensurate with education and experience.

We thank all applicants, however we will only respond to those who are selected for an interview.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit and organizational need.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: From $66,250.00 per year


  • Dental care
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • RRSP match


  • Evening shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Weekends as needed

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-07-18