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Behaviour Therapist (BT)

Posted on 6.22.21 in Employment

Job Posting #: 1668-21

Position Summary

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca, requires a Behaviour Therapist, who under the direction of a Clinical Supervisor, provides intervention services to children and adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder in the Hands’ Autism Program. Services include direct behavioural therapy at various intensities, as well as Family Services and Training and acting as a community liaison.

Hours of Work

Full-time contract (35 hours per week) ending September 2022, with the possibility of extension.
The BT may be required to work flexible hours, including early mornings, evenings and weekends.


  • North Bay, ON
  • The BT may travel within the region and be required to work in a variety of environments (e.g.: center-based, school, home, day care) depending on the child/families’ needs.

Hourly Rate/Salary

Minimum $21.14 to maximum $26.41 per hour; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

Closing Date

  • July 20, 2021 – noon


  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology or diploma in Human Services;
  • Post graduate autism certificate preferred;
  • Six (6) months related work experience in behavioural intervention for children with autism;
  • Knowledge and skills in implementing behavioural strategies;
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills; knowledge and experience in training strategies;
  • Knowledge in the use of video equipment and evaluation tools;
  • Current CPR/First Aid certification;
  • Training in crisis intervention would be considered an asset;
  • Actively demonstrate an ongoing commitment to ensure your safety, the safety of fellow workers, clients and their families, visitors and volunteers;
  • Contribute and lead in the culture of safety and prevention of adverse health events for all in the organization;
  • Demonstrate ability and commitment to maintain confidentiality.
  • Successful applicants will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in Canada prior to commencing work;
  • A valid Ontario driver’s licence and use of a reliable motor vehicle;
  • Preference will be given to bilingual (French/English) candidates; and,
  • Clear Criminal Record Check, including vulnerable sector search.

Application Process

Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca is an equal opportunity employer and we value the importance of diversity, dignity and worth of every individual in the workplace. Hands offers accommodation for applicants with disabilities in its recruitment processes. If you are contacted by Hands regarding a job opportunity, please advise prior to the interview if you require accommodation.

We thank all applicants but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Please forward your resume and cover letter, quoting competition #1668-21, to:

Human Resources Department
Hands TheFamilyHelpNetwork.ca
391 Oak Street East
North Bay, Ontario
P1B 1A3