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
- 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.
We are currently looking to fill One Full Time Rehabilitation Services Coordinator position in Simcoe County, ON.
Duties include the following:
- Create, implement and track progress through an Individual Rehabilitation Plan according to client’s goals
- In conjunction with the community support supervisor, meet service deliverable targets set forward by our funders as well as support with duties as assigned
- Work collaboratively with Behaviour Consultants where required
- Complete RAI CHA assessments/training provided
- Develop, coordinate and implement the delivery of specific services within the client’s home and various settings within the community
- Reporting responsibilities (incident reports, behavioral data collection, verbal reports and progress reports)
- Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers
- Responsible for the scheduling of your hours as well as a team of rehabilitation workers that will report to this position
- Communicate with client, family, and team members
- Assess client’s relevant skill strengths and development needs and conduct follow-up assessments
- Participate in any required training within the requested time frame
- Daily travel within Simcoe County - Time for Travel and Mileage reimbursement
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 brain injuries.
- Experience with report writing an asset
- Current 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 behavioral management skills, cognitive problem-solving skills.
- Working knowledge of brain injury and cognitive rehabilitation is an asset
- Ability to speak, read, and write English
Please note that 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 selection process and work environment that is inclusive, equitable and accessible. We welcome applications from qualified individuals that reflect the abilities and diversity of the populations we serve. March of Dimes Canada will proactively provide accessibility solutions to job applicants throughout the recruitment process. If you require accommodation, please notify us and we will work with you to meet your needs.