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Resource Consultant

Resource Consultant
Calendar Icon November 26, 2023
Time Clock Full Time
Map Pin Townsend, ON

Company: Haldimand-Norfolk REACH

Haldimand-Norfolk REACH is a multi-service agency, providing Children’s Mental Health Services, Autism & Behaviour Services, Developmental Services, Youth Services, Family Services, and several Early Learning Intervention & Care services including EarlyON Child & Family Centres and the Community Action Program for Children.


H-N REACH serves as the Lead Agency for Haldimand Norfolk Children’s Mental Health Services, Coordinated Service Planning and the Student Nutrition Program in the Hamilton/Niagara Region. Through our Contact Unit, the agency serves as the single point of access for a variety of children’s services.

  • REACH is recognized as a local leader in community education, advocacy, inter-sector collaboration and Community Service Planning.



Autism & Behavioural Services Unit Ontario Autism Program

RESOURCE CONSULTANT                                          Ref. #2023-65

Full-time, Permanent, Salaried




  • Carry out functional and standardized assessments, support emerging skills, check for  school  readiness and support child with transition to school
  • Provide input and feedback to the Clinical Supervisor or Autism & Behaviour Services  Manager  in  order to formulate behaviour support strategies
  • Lead curriculum-based group programming for children for up to six months before transition to school
  • Consult with multi-disciplinary and family team members to support children in the program
  • Coordinate and consult with the transition to school process with the family, schools board and other supports.




  • Successful completion of Early Childhood Education diploma, and additional training/experience/education related to working with children with special needs. Also, a Resource Teacher Certificate is preferred, or an acceptable combination of post-secondary training and work experience related to working with children withspecial needs
  • Registration with the College of Early Childhood Educators
  • Working knowledge of the Child Care & Early Years Act andregulations, Early Years Policy framework and applicable research and evidence-informed practices
  • Possess skills for completion of developmental assessments and screening tools. Ability to interpret results, make recommendations and implement plans of action, program planning and service coordination
  • Three to five years' experience related to working with children& youth with special needs
  • Personal and professional skills (maturity, diplomacy, relationship skills, etc.) to work with children & youth, families, and other professionals
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills
  • Possession of a current First Aid including infant/child CPR certificate
  • Criminal & Judicial Matters and Vulnerable Sector Record Checks, Children’s Aid Society Declaration/Release
  • Possession of a valid driver’s licence, $2 million vehicle liability insurance, clear Driver Abstract and use of a



Please submit a cover letter (citing the reference # above) & resume by email to by November 29th, 2023 to:

Lynn Tessaro, Human Resources Manager

Haldimand-Norfolk REACH

101A Nanticoke Creek Parkway, Townsend, ON, N0A 1S0






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