Job Posting 69761

Residential Counsellor
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)
Toronto Metro area
closing today (Mon, 12 Apr)
full time  •  19.07

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
POSITION SUMMARY:
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.
PRIMARY DUTIES
 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
QUALIFICATIONS
 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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