The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) is a provincial leader in the Deaf community.
Our Adult Residential Program (ARP) and Progressive Assisted Living (PAL) programs support Deaf, Hard of Hearing, and Deafblind adults some of whom have complex behavioural, developmental and/or mental health diagnoses.
The Life Skills Counsellor provide the individuals in care with opportunities to increase their level of independence in skill area such as communication, daily living, social, and community awareness based on each individual’s Life Plan.
Assist in identifying needs for all individuals in the program
Be familiar with all individuals programs developed from the Individual Support Plan and assist as necessary
Assist in planning and organizing recreational activities for all individuals on a weekly basis
Assist in ensuring all individuals are safely transported to appointments, transportation stations and family homes
Ensure a high level of quality care is maintained at all times
Follow Policies and Procedures for the agency and Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services as they apply to our individuals and standard of care
Use the least intrusive procedures necessary to maintain a stable environment
Maintain a respectful attitude towards individuals at all times
Advocate on behalf of individuals and their specific needs/goals
Assist in teaching, coaching, mentoring – life skills and daily activity schedules
Participate in the Person Directed Planning and Smart goals
Working towards a Degree in Social Services related fields
Experience working with individuals with developmental disabilities, mental health needs and/or dual diagnosis that includes autism, down syndrome, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorders and complex behaviour an asset
Knowledge and experience working within the Deaf community and fluency in ASL
Pharmacology Administration Course and experience, not limited to insulin, oxygen machine
Experience working with community resources an asset
Knowledge and experience with behavior supports and working with a network of professionals
Demonstrated skills with decision-making in crisis situation and the ability to effectively manage stress
Proven ability to work well in a team, as well as independently
Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good judgement and critical thinker
Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
Valid Ontario Full G Driver’s License and clean driving record an asset
Current or willing to obtain SMG, CPR/First Aid, Med Admin., WHMIS and Fire Safety certification
French language/LSQ an asset
Canada Summer Jobs Requirements
Must be within 15 to 30 years of age (as per Canada Summer Jobs requirements)
Must be legally entitled to work in Canada with a valid Social Insurance Number
Must be able to commit to full 8 weeks at 35 hours per week
Interested candidates please email resume to: Human Resources at firstname.lastname@example.org or fax to 416.449.8881
Please contact the above if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process.
PLEASE QUOTE JOB POSTING NUMBER YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.
We thank all applicants in advance, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posting Date: May 27, 2020 Closing Date: June 04, 2020 Start Date: Immediately