Disability Support Program Facilitator- Bathurst or Miramichi

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) has available one position for an Independent Facilitator, as part of a provincial program to support persons with disabilities aged 19 to 64.   The successful candidate will be based from the Bathurst or Miramichi area and responsible for covering Region 6, 7, & 8 (Bathurst, Miramichi & Acadian Peninsula) The Independent Facilitator is a contract position, 36.25 hours per week.

The Independent Facilitator(s) will be required to, among other things, assist adults with disabilities to:

  • Develop a vision for their future;
  • Identify their need for disability related supports as well as options for meeting those needs;
  • Prepare an application for disability related supports and assist with the development of an individualized Disability Support Plan.

The successful candidate should possess the following qualifications and/or demonstrate strength in the following areas:

  • Highly motivated and outcome driven;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Creative thinking skills;
  • Coordination and facilitation skills;
  • Works efficiently in both independent and group settings, often juggling multiple tasks or projects simultaneously;
  • Interaction with individuals from diverse backgrounds, occupational groups, specialty areas and programs and successes in building capacity through community relationships and networks;
  • Knowledge of community resources and the social service delivery system.

Qualified candidates will also possess the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in the social sciences, Human Service Counselor diploma, or combination of equivalent education and experience in the human service field;
  • Valid driver’s license, a reliable vehicle necessary for work related duties and the willingness and flexibility to travel throughout the regions to which assigned;
  • Flexibility in working hours;
  • Previous experience in working with persons with a disability, knowledge of inclusive practices and person-centered planning will be considered assets;
  • Strong computer skills and demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office applications;
  • Criminal Record and Vulnerable Sector Check;
  • Bilingualism (French and English) is mandatory

Please forward cover letter and resume no later than 4:30pm, Wednesday, January 2nd,  2019 to the:

New Brunswick Association for Community Living
Attn: Ginette Arseneau, Manager of Independent Facilitation
800 Hanwell Road
Fredericton, NB, E3B 2R7
Fax: (506) 453-6677
Email: administration@nbacl.nb.ca

We thank all applicants for their interest but wish to advise that only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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