Job Posting 70969

Intervenor
Lions McInnes House
Hamilton area
Brantford
closes in 11 days (Wed, 30 Jun)
full time  •  19.27

Job Specification Sheet

Job Title:   Intervenor

 

A valid drivers license 

 

Education:  post-secondary education in the social field or equivalent

 

Experience:  Job Related

 

Communication:  Oral and written english skills and the ability to learn the philosophy of                      

                              total communication sign language

 

Police Check – requirement of The Ministry of Community, Family and Children Services.

 

Effort Factors:

 

Physical Demands:

 

High energy, walking, pushing, pulling, bending, lifting, leisure activity participation, small motor activity (hand over hand activity) sight (leading guide)

  

Mental Demands:

 

 Initiative and ingenuity, tolerance, good judgement, decision-making, motivation.

                             

Working Conditions:

 

Work in an apartment setting and in the community at large with adults with deafblindness, may be exposed to physical abuse.     

 

  • Work with a variety of individuals with deafblindness throughout the building.
  • Shift work is a requirement not an option - Available to work all shifts including nights and weekends to cover 365 days a year – 24 hours a day
  • Have a valid driver's license (Drivers Abstract Required)
  • Be comfortable swimming

 

 

Essential Duties:

 

General Function:

 

To provide intervention to adults who are deaflblind in a community apartment setting under the supervision of the Program Director and Supervisors.

 

Specific Duties: 

                                            

To provide intervention to individuals with deafblindness according to program, plan, schedule, and staffing needs. 

 

To provide sufficient non-distorted information: motivation, and the degree of

support necessary for the individual to be successful in established programs.

 

            Properly record all documentation required during your shift

 

           "To do with and not for” at each individual’s functioning level, therefore

            promoting independence

 

To work in an apartment setting assisting with all life skills: meal preparation, cleaning, hygiene, personal shopping, grocery shopping

 

Assisting individuals to use the community at large: for recreation and leisure,

employment, health needs, personal shopping

 

            To be an integral part of the teams within the group home.

   

 

BECAUSE OF THE CHANGING NATURE OF WORK AND THE WORK TO BE DONE IT IS NOT THE INTENTION OF THE JOB DESCRIPTION TO COVER EVERY RESPONSIBILITY.  THE ENCUMBENT MAY BE REQUIRED TO DO ADDITIONAL DUTIES.            

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