Job Posting 77978

Senior Brain Injury Rehabilitation Worker
March of Dimes Canada
Central Ontario
York Region, Newmarket, ON
closes in 5 days (Fri, 3 Dec)
full time

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 one (1) full time, permanent Senior Rehabilitation Worker roles in our Brain Injury Outreach program in Central Region (Newmarket).
 
Duties include the following:
  • Provide one to one support and group support within the home and community to adults with an Acquired Brain Injury
  • Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within various settings and the community
  • Reporting responsibilities (incident reports, behavioural data collection, verbal reports and progress reports) 
  • Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers
  • Develop and implement day service intervention and various life skill/social workshops
  • Assist in evaluating the effectiveness of treatment programs; develop and track outcome measures
  • Communicate with client, family, and team members
  • Assess client’s relevant skill strengths and development needs and conduct follow-up assessments
  • To provide services on a flexible basis including possible evenings and weekends
  • On-call responsibilities (as scheduled on a rotational basis)
  • Access to vehicle, valid driver’s license, ability to travel
 
Background / Qualifications:
  • Post-secondary preferred in Human and Social Services
  • Minimum of three years experience in Human Services field and/or working with people with ABI.
  • Experience with report writing an asset
  • Current CARE and CPR/First Aid an asset
  • Experience with group facilitation is an asset
  • Experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Proven consistency in work performance, including teamwork, reliability and flexibility
  • Excellent interpersonal communication and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated experience supervising or leading teams
  • Sound behavioural management skills, cognitive problem-solving skills.
  • Working knowledge of ABI and rehabilitation
  • Ability to effectively deal with behavioural situations
  • Ability to speak, read, and write English
 
If you are interested in transforming the quality of life for people with disabilities and seniors, please submit your resume in confidence to: Michelle Mason, Community Support Supervisor, at  by December 3, 2021.

 

March of Dimes Canada has a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy. All employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by receiving all required doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada at least 14 days prior to the commencement of their employment, or as otherwise recommended by public health authorities. We will provide reasonable accommodation to individuals who are unable to be vaccinated for medical reasons or on the basis of any other protected ground, as required under applicable human rights legislation.

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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