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Clinical Therapist (Supported Living) #2770

Are you looking for a meaningful career full of lifelong learning and everyday adventures?
At Kerry’s Place, we help enhance the quality of life for more than 8000 people with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) each year! Our dedicated team of professionals have become experts in the field through our continuous training and development programs. Get ready for a fun and vibrant career because every day is an adventure at Kerry’s Place! 

Why Join our Team?

  • Make a Meaningful Difference in Someone’s Life 
  • Career Development & Internal Growth Opportunities Available
  • Various Employer-Paid Training Programs
  • Flexible Schedule
  • Registered Retirement Savings Plan (optional)
  • Employee and Family Assistance Plan 
  • Corporate Membership discount for Goodlife Fitness
  • Employee Recognition and Celebration Programs
  • Open and Inclusive Work Environment

About the Role: 

Under the supervision of the Clinical Supervisor and as part of the Kerry’s Place Autism Services Clinical team, the Clinical Therapist supports quality and Clinical outcomes to provide efficient and effective provision of supports and services for persons diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder and their families.



  • Through actions, supports the Mission, Vision, Values and Strategic Plan of Kerry’s Place. 
  • Reviews and adheres to all Policies and Procedures, including: Finance & Administration; Services & Supports; Human Resources; Health & Safety, and all other. 
  • Adheres to employee responsibilities for Health & Safety as defined by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and applicable regulations. 
  • Ongoing practice adherence to all aspects of the Standards of Professional Conduct, as outlined by the College of Psychologists & Behaviour Analysts of Ontario (CPBAO) 
  • Other duties as assigned.


Quality & Clinical Outcomes for the Persons we Support 

  • Ensures clinical service delivery is in accordance with Quality Assurance Measures (QAM), as well as any other relevant legislative requirements 
  • Develop and maintain positive relationships with families, partner agencies, interdisciplinary professionals (including but not limited to school boards, justice system, consulting professionals), volunteers, government employees, direct support employees and the community. 
  • Support integration in educational, community and family programs and activities. 
  • Use Applied Behaviour Analysis (ABA) principles to design and conduct function and evidence- based intervention procedures, which considers assessment results, supporting environments/contexts, risks/benefits, constraints, and social validity 
  • Obtains necessary consents for the assessments, analysis and treatment plans, as well as following appropriate storage and retention methods to maintain privacy and security of documents. 
  • In conjunction with the Clinical Supervisor, develop and support implementation of individual behaviour plans and protocols, including objectives, data collection, monitoring and data analysis 
  • Provide direct support to persons with ASD including 1:1 teaching sessions, and/or small groups,
  • Provision of coaching, education and training opportunities for families, direct support employees, Clinical Technicians, and community partners 
  • Ensure professional, thorough and timely documentation are maintained and up to date for all persons being served 
  • Record curriculum assessment results, prepare data summaries, reports and be able to conduct integrity checks. 
  • Collaborates with Clinical Supervisor to conduct assessment of risk along with development of plans to mitigate risk due to maladaptive behaviour of the supported person. 
  • Supports the Clinical Supervisor in the development and ongoing monitoring for all behaviour programming including behaviour support plans, relevant protocols as per Kerry’s Place policy/procedure and mandatory Ministry guidelines for the Ontario Autism Program (OAP), Quality Assurance Measures (QAM) and Child, Youth and Family Services Act. 
  • Work as a fully participating member of a bio-psycho-social team. 
  • Participates in team meetings, appointments, psychiatric clinics and attends Person Directed Plans (PDPs), as applicable. 
  • Ensure the health and safety of supported persons in accordance to Ontario Regulation 299/10 Quality Assurance Measures, the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, and the Provincial and Municipal regulations and by-laws. 



  • University degree or college diploma, specializing in Applied Behaviour Analysis, Behaviour Science or Psychology or related education in a human services field 
  • Registered Behaviour Analyst – Supervised Practice is considered an asset 

Knowledge and Experience: 

  • A minimum of 1 year experience working as a professional within a clinical multidisciplinary team with Applied Behaviour Analysis and related assessment and therapeutic skill building techniques (including communications) with persons with developmental disabilities/ASD and their families or caregivers. 
  • Knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder and evidence-based treatment models and approaches. 
  • Proven practical experience in conducting behaviour assessments, developing behaviour interventions and analyzing data. 
  • Competency and effective use of database and Microsoft Office systems. 
  • Demonstrated experience working with persons with a dual diagnosis and/or challenging behaviour may be considered an asset. 
  • Strong knowledge of the Developmental Services sector and community resources and systems is considered an asset. 
  • Strong ability to demonstrate support and sensitivity to the needs of persons and families dealing with crisis. 
  • Program specific Clinical experience (Supported Living or Community) is considered an asset. 
  • French language is an asset. 

Working Conditions/Physical Requirements: 

  • Must have the ability to complete the Non-Violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) certification, First Aid/CPR as well as perform the required physical techniques. Training will be provided. 
  • Position requires flexible hours including evenings, weekends and holidays. 
  • A personal vehicle is required for frequent business travel, as well as a valid G2 license, and proof third party liability insurance coverage. 
  • As a condition of employment, all employees must have and provide proof of full Covid-19 Immunization. Where a person is unable to vaccinate for human rights protected reasons, an accommodation may be provided.

Kerry’s Place is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to diversity and inclusivity in employment and welcomes applications from all qualified persons. Kerry’s Place is also committed to providing accommodations for persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

We thank all applicants for your interest in Kerry’s Place Autism Services.

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Closing Date

23/07/2024 4:30 pm

Internal Applicants

Please apply through ADP. Log in and go to Myself > Talent > Career Centre

External Applicants

Service Area

Supported Living - Clinical Services


Kerry’s Place East Region – Belleville/Tweed

Position Status

Temporary Full - Time (Contract Ending June 2025; Two Weeks Written Notice Prior to Contract End)

Hours of Work

37.5 hours per week (Days, Evenings, Weekends; Flexibility Required)

Hourly Pay Rate

$27.42 - $34.29 per hour

Union Affiliation

Non Union