Child and Youth Counsellor - Weekend
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)
Halton / Peel area, Milton
closes in 6 days (Tue, 1 Dec) part time
POSITION TYPE: Part Time – Permanent (Union)
SCHEDULE: Sat & Sun – 8:00am to 9:00pm, flexibility required as needed
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) is a multi-purpose, multi-program facility that functions as a community centre for the Deaf and as a non-profit charitable provider of services for the Deaf. The organization exists to provide care and opportunities in a communication-rich environment that enhances the quality of life of those we serve.
Working in the Children’s Mental Health program, and reporting to the Program Manager, this position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision, monitoring and counselling of clients currently residing in the Children’s Residential Treatment Home- Drury Program. The Drury Program provides intensive community based- treatment options to individuals who are Deaf or hard of hearing, require a community-rich setting and who display complex behavioural, mental health and developmental needs.
Provide leadership in the development and implementation of assessments, goals, and treatment plans for individuals in care establishing norms and structure that provide for a safe and growth-focused environment
Ensure supportive, safe, and predictable environment through the establishment of routines, limits and daily living skills
Participate in conjunction with the Program Supervisor and Clinical Team in the development and implementation of therapeutic programming through trend and data analysis and pre-developed curricula that supports individual and group treatment goals
Responds to crisis situations utilizing crisis intervention and SMG techniques
Lead and/or participate in treatment planning, service reviews, plan of care, program planning and evaluation meetings
Coordinate multi-sector services and supports for individuals including community appointments, community activities, school/employment and/or special program events such as trips
Engage in service planning with multi-disciplinary teams and professionals as it aligns with treatment goals
Participate in activities of day to day residential care including personal hygiene routines, daily activity schedule, operational duties and administrative duties
Engage in implementation of effective behaviour management strategies and provide supportive/motivational counselling as needed to individuals residing in home
Provide effective management of caseload requirements and agency reporting expectations through data collection, trend analysis, client profile maintenance and documentation
Physical activities including, but not limited to, lifting, bending and prolonged standing
Varying schedule including days, evenings and weekends
Diploma in Child and Youth, Social Service Worker or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience plus minimum two years working in a clinical setting with individuals with mental health needs, challenging behaviours and/or dual diagnosis
Member or eligible to become a member of recognized college in the field
Knowledge and experience working within the Deaf community and proficiency in ASL or demonstrated willingness to learn and adapt to Deaf Cultural environment
Knowledge and experience in supporting individuals with Trauma informed care and Person Directed approach
Demonstrated creative problem solving abilities, flexibility and adaptation to change
Strong written skills and excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work collaboratively with youth, families, staff and colleagues and cross sector service partners
Proven success in working alongside, or as part of a clinical treatment team
Possess sound judgement, creativity, initiative, integrity and ability to set consistent and appropriate limits
Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (Word, Excel, Outlook, Sharevision)
Committed to helping youth within an Interdisciplinary team using individual and group processes
Mature and professional judgement in conflictual and high intensity situations
Current quality assurance measures, safe management, medication administration, and WHMIS certification
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. We thank all applicants in advance, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posting Date: November 17, 2020 Closing Date: December 01, 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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