Overnight Awake Counsellor
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)
Halton / Peel area, Milton
closes in 6 days (Mon, 26 Oct) full time
POSITION STATUS: Full Time – Permanent (Union)
SCHEDULE: 40 hours/week (flexibility required as needed)
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 support Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind adults some of whom have complex behavioral, developmental and/or mental health diagnoses. This position is responsible for the daily activities of the program and will work with the Program Manager and the Milton 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 the Organization’s policies & procedures
Consistently comply with clinical and program plans including daily activity schedule
Implement ISP/PDP goals; track & report on progress
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.
Teach, coach, mentor – life skills, daily activity schedules and community involvement
Plan and execute activities for/with clients
Developmental Services Worker (DSW) Diploma or related college degree or equivalent work acquired experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a residential setting with Consumers with developmental disabilities, mental health needs and/or dual diagnosis
Knowledge and experience working within the deaf community and fluency in ASL
Knowledge and experience working with clinical professionals as it relates to mental health and/or behavioral needs
Demonstrated leadership, creative problem-solving abilities; good judgment and critical thinker
Advocates for and with the Individuals and deaf community at all times.
Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
Innovation, initiative and integrity
Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Words, Excel, Outlook)
Knowledge and experience with report writing and data entry
Experience managing the nutritional needs of clients
Current Quality Assurance Measures, Safe Management, Medication Administration, Oxygen Training and WHMIS certification and be able to actively participate in all training
Valid Ontario Full G Driver’s License and clean driving record
French language/LSQ an asset
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. PLEASE QUOTE JOB POSTING NUMBER YOU ARE APPLYING FOR. We thank all applicants in advance, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posting Date: October 13, 2020 Closing Date: October 26, 2020 Start Date: Immediate
How to Apply
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Contact Details BRCCED Careers, Human Resources
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED), 2395 Bayview Ave., Toronto , ON 416-449-9651
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