INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING (#2021-27)
TITLE: Residential Counsellor
POSITION STATUS: Full Time - Permanent (Union)
SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm, weekends as needed (flexibility required)
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 behavioural, developmental
and/or mental health diagnoses. This position is responsible for the daily activities of the Henry and Anne’s Home (HAH)
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 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
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 behavioural needs
Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good judgement 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
Current Quality Assurance Measures, Safe Management, Medication Administration, and WHMIS certification and be
able to actively participate in all trainings
Experience managing nutritional needs of clients
Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Words, Excel, Outlook)
Valid Ontario Full G Driver’ s License and clean driving record
French language/LSQ an asset
Posting Date: March 26, 2021
Closing Date: April 12, 2021
Start Date: Immediately
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