Children’s Community Network
Réseau communautaire pour enfants
is currently seeking a
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Consultant - Bilingual
for the Sudbury office
Hybrid Work Arrangement
Full time permanent, bilingual, 35 hours/week
Salary range: $26.93 to $40.48 per hour
The FASD Consultant will deliver family-centered service to children and youth with FASD and/or suspected FASD and their families by leading the development of a strengths-based support plan for children and youth with FASD or suspected FASD. The FASD Consultant will work with the family, service providers and educators to build capacity for supporting the child/youth and identify service options to meet the specific needs of the child/youth and family based on the best available evidence of FASD supports.
The FASD Consultant will be knowledgeable about FASD and will complement the current efforts of service providers within the community to provide collaboration and system navigation across multiple sectors, such as health, education, youth justice, community and social services, post-secondary, and employment and training.
The FASD Consultant will connect children and youth with FASD, their families and service providers to interventions and supports including those developed through the other components of the FASD Strategy.
The successful candidate will be committed to strength-based principles of child, youth, and family centeredness, demonstrate the ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse stakeholders, have experience in data collection and analysis, have the ability to work independently and contribute to a team, and show strong organizational and time management skills.
The successful candidate will have knowledge of both theory and the application of systemic interventions, child development, childhood disorders and syndromes, family/individual mental health assessments and intervention.
He/She will possess a BSW or equivalent degree in one of the social sciences or helping professions, have a minimum of three year’s work or equivalent experience with vulnerable or at-risk populations including special needs, have experience working with children/youth with FASD and their families, be fluent in both official languages, and have strong presentation and interpersonal skills.
As travel throughout the assigned area is expected, candidates must have a valid driver's license, access to a vehicle and provide a Motor Vehicle Abstract.
The successful candidate will be expected to work from home at this time.
Those interested in this position should send their current resumes in confidence to:
Mary Katherine Howe – Executive Director
Tel: (705) 566-3416 ext. 2547
Fax: (705) 521-7376
We would like to thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.