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Job Number:  46467
FT Overnight Awake Residential Counsellor
Job Posted: Friday, 20 July 2018
Closing Date: Sunday, 19 August 2018
(62 days ago)
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre
Region: Toronto Metro area Type: Full time
Location: Toronto Salary: (not entered)

TITLE: Overnight Awake Residential Counsellor
POSITION STATUS: Full-Time – Permanent (Non-Union)
SCHEDULE: Tues – Sat, 40hrs/week
REPORTS TO: Program Manager


The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) is a provincial leader in the Deaf community.
Our Programs supports Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind adults some of whom have complex behavioural, developmental and/or mental health diagnoses. This position is responsible for the daily activities of the Our Adult Residential Program (ARP) and Progressive Assisted Living (PAL), and will work with the Program Manager and the Toronto team to ensure the highest quality of care and services for everyone we serve.



  • Ensure that activities and daily support approaches are in accordance with agency mission, vision, values, strategic direction and policies with a goal of ensuring the highest quality of care
  • Ensure person-centered quality service, and achievement of program and individual service goals
  • Administer medications consistent with Organization’s policies & procedures
  • Consistently comply with clinical and program plans
  • Promote an evidence-based, best practice approach to care
  • Advocate on behalf of individuals and their specific needs/goals
  • Understand and be able to work with Behavioural Support Plans, PRN’s and medical protocols
  • Work collaboratively with team and individual’s service team; dedicating one-self to excellent service
  • Utilize community resources & liaise with community members
  • Documentation – communication logs, reports, etc.


  • Degree in Social Services fields or three (3) years’ experience working in a residential setting with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health needs and/or dual diagnosis that includes autism, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorders and complex behaviours
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario Review Board orders
  • Knowledge and experience working within the deaf community and fluency in ASL
  • Successful experience liaising with clinical professionals
  • Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good judgement and critical thinker
  • Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
  • Innovation, initiative and integrity
  • Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Valid Ontario Full G Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • French language/LSQ an asset
  • Current SMG, CPR/First Aid, Med Admin., WHMIS and Fire Safety certification

Interested candidates please email resume to: Human Resources at or fax to 416-449-8881
Please contact the above if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process.
We thank all applicants in advance, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posting Date: July 20, 2018 Closing Date: Aug 02, 2018 Start Date: Immediate

How to Apply:
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Contact Details:
BRCCED Careers
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre
2395 Bayview Ave.
Toronto , ON, M2L 1A2

Tel: 416-449-9651

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