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The Opportunity

Saint John, NB Healthcare Services and Wellness Experienced Full-time

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 18 to 64. The successful candidate will be based in the Saint John area and responsible for covering Region 2 (Saint John; St. Stephen to Sussex Region). The Independent Facilitator is a full-time contract position.

What you'll do

Responsibilities

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.

What you'll need

Qualifications

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) will be considered an asset.

We're looking for

Core Skills

€ 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 buil € Knowledge of community resources and the social service delivery system

A little bit about us

New Brunswick Association for Community Living

The New Brunswick Association for Community Living (NBACL) is looking for enthusiastic, energetic individuals committed to the vision, values and philosophy of inclusion. We are very proud to be a 2017 Globe and Mail Employee Recommended Workplace Award winner. Come and join our #teamawesome!

NBACL is a provincial, voluntary, nonprofit organization that works on behalf of children and adults with an intellectual disability and their families to ensure that persons with an intellectual disability live meaningful lives and participate in society as valued and contributing members. NBACL works with the individual, their families, employers, educators, governments and communities to change lives, change communities and defend rights.

New Brunswick will be an inclusive society in which all citizens feel that they belong, and in which all individuals have the means and opportunity to participate in the social and economic life of the province (NBACL/ANBIC, 1999).

Our staff members work provincially, based out of our six regional offices located in Fredericton (head office), Moncton, Saint John, Edmundston, Bathurst and Miramichi.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

We are very proud to be a 2017 Globe and Mail Employee Recommended Workplace Award winner. Come and join our #teamawesome!