Job Posting 68313

Brain Injury Rehabilitation Worker
March of Dimes Canada
Toronto Metro area
Cooperage, Toronto
closes in 81 days (Mon, 2 Aug)
full time
Brain Injury Rehabilitation Worker- Cooperage Location
Full Time Permanent
2 weekends every 4 weeks required

 

Looking for steady, meaningful work?
Join our Community Support Services team at March of Dimes Canada. Provide daily care and support to people with disabilities and seniors in your community.

Many people need help to live in their homes – help with getting up in the morning, transferring from the bed to a chair, bathing, toileting, eating, dressing. That’s where you come in. As a member of our Community Support Services team, you will provide care and connection to people with disabilities and seniors in their individual or shared-living homes.

Because of you, people in your community will live a better quality life, with dignity. It’s a job to be proud of.

Why join March of Dimes Canada?

  • Deeply satisfying work
  • Steady employment with one of the most respected agencies in Canada
    • Full- and part-time jobs
  • A stable and supportive team of proud workers, many who have been with us for years
  • Successful employee training program
  • Competitive benefits package (including health and dental benefits for part-time staff after one year of employment and who work a minimum number of hours)
  • Pension plan (optional for part-time staff who work a minimum number of hours)
  • Paid sick time
  • Vacation time (vacation pay for part-time staff, including the option to bank time for a one-time payout)
  • Best practices protecting health and safety
  • Excellent safety record with COVID-19
  • Scheduling allows for work/life balance
  • Culturally diverse workplace

Who is March of Dimes Canada?

From our humble beginnings in 1951 as a group of mothers going door-to-door collecting dimes in support of polio research, March of Dimes Canada has grown into a national, multi-service not-for-profit organization. We work for people with disabilities and seniors, helping them with daily living, rehabilitation and employment.

What does the Community Support Services team do?

Our Community Support Services team, which is primarily funded by governments, provides essential services that enable people to live as independently as possible. Whether the disability is physical, cognitive or the result of brain injury or aging, our team of 1,600 employees assists people in their homes and communities, helping them gain a greater level of functioning and connection with others. Over the past year, the number of people we serve rose to more than 6,100 people.

This Opportunity

We are currently looking to fill a full-time, permanent Brain Injury Rehabilitation Worker in Central Region to work within a 24-hour Brain Injury Supportive Housing Program Located at 75 Cooperage St. Toronto ON.
 
Duties include the following:
  •  Assist consumers living with a brain injury to gain greater autonomy in areas such as activities of daily living, cognitive and problem-solving skills
  •  To provide personal care when required
  •  To provide service under the guidelines of an Individual Rehabilitation Plan (IRP)
  •  Support with community orientation and integration
  •  Provide suicide and crisis intervention
  •  Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients
  •  Reporting responsibilities such as notes to file, incident reports, data collection, IRP progress reports
  •  Follow the guidelines outlined by the Behaviour Consultant, Program Supervisor and Rehabilitation Services Coordinator
  •  Follow MODC policies and procedures as required
  •  Participate in any required training as outlined in MODC policies
 
Background / Qualifications:
  •  Post-Secondary Education in Social Services or equivalent experience
  •  Working knowledge of ABI and rehabilitation
  •  Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  •  Demonstrated team building skills
  •  Proven consistency in work performance, including reliability and flexibility
  •  Must be a strong team member
  •  Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  •  CPR/First Aid certificate required
  •  Previous experience working with ABI consumers
  •  Experience with Microsoft Office
  •  Professionalism in dealing with other service providers
  •  Excellent time management skills and attention to detail
  •  Must have the ability to adapt and to be flexible with the changing needs of our program
  •  Must be committed to contributing to a positive working environment
  •  Must be willing to support with coverage of other shifts when needed
If you are interested in transforming the quality of life for people with disabilities and seniors, please submit your resume in confidence to: Meaghan Armstrong, Rehab Services Coordinator, at 

 

March of Dimes Canada is committed to a workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations that we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals from all backgrounds. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and accessibility standards across Canada, March of Dimes Canada will provide accommodations to job applicants with disabilities throughout the recruitment process. If you require any accommodations, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs. We are committed to a selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible.

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