Job Posting 75313

Residential Counsellor
The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)
Halton / Peel area
Milton, ON
closed 5 days ago (Wed, 22 Sep)
full time

                   INTERNAL/EXTERNAL JOB POSTING (Job Posting #2021-108)

 

TITLE:                            Residential Counsellor

 

POSITION STATUS:    Full Time - Permanent (Union)

 

SCHEDULE:                 Saturdays, Sundays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays-- 7 am to 3 pm

 

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 mission is to provide care and opportunities in a communication-rich environment that enhances the quality of life of those we serve. We are a highly motivated, collaborative team on a mission to improve the quality of life for those we serve. We take a person centered approach that aims to support and make a positive difference in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community.  Our perks include but not limited to robust benefits program (for eligible employees), access to sign language classes, employee rewards & recognition program, comprehensive training and development, internal progression, and an opportunity to give back to the 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 Sean Lamain Home (SLH) 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

 

  • Assist the client in daily routines and the activities of daily living, including personal hygiene, bathing and toileting, as required and 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
  • Transport clients to various activities and appointments as needed
  • Administer medications consistent with Organization’s policies & procedures
  • Consistently comply with clinical and program plans including daily activity schedule
  • Plan and implement activities as per the Individual Support Plan (ISP)/Personal Development Plan (PDP) that meet the client’s recreational and leisure goal
  • 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

  • Diploma in Human Services related fields, or three (3) years’ experience working in a residential setting with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health needs and/or dual diagnosis that includes autism, down syndrome, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorders and complex behaviours
  • Personal support worker experiences an asset
  • Knowledge and experience working within the Deaf community and fluency in ASL OR strong commitment to engage in professional development to build skill and knowledge in ASL, Deaf culture and supporting Deaf or hard of hearing individuals and their community
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario Review Board orders Successful experience liaising with clinical professionals
  • Current Quality Assurance Measures, Safe Management, Medication Administration, and WHMIS certification and be able to actively participate in all trainings
  • Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good judgement and critical thinker
  • Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience with report writing and data entry
  • Experience managing nutritional needs of clients
  • Innovation, initiative and integrity
  • Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Valid Ontario Full G Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • French language/LSQ an asset

 

 

 

 

 

Posting Date: September 7, 2021                       Closing Date: September 21, 201                                      Start Date: Immediate

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