Overnight Awake Counsellor (2019-14) ID: 58209

Deadline Date: 2019/02/19

Location: Milton


TITLE: Overnight Awake Counsellor

POSITION STATUS: Full Time - Permanent (Union)

SCHEDULE: Sunday to Thursday: 11:00pm to 8:00am

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 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.

Posting Date:
 7801 No. 5 Sideroad
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion
1. Ensure that activities and daily support approaches are in accordance with agency mission, vision, values, strategic direction and policies with a goal of ensuring the highest quality of care
2. Ensure person-centered quality service, and achievement of program and individual service goals
3. Administer medications consistent with Organization's policies & procedures
4. Consistently comply with clinical and program plans including daily activity schedule
5. Implement ISP/PDP goals; track & report on progress
6. Promote an evidence-based, best practice approach to care
7. Advocate on behalf of individuals and their specific needs/goals
8. Understand and be able to work with Behavioural Support Plans, PRN's and medical protocols
9. Work collaboratively with team and individual's service team; dedicating one-self to excellent service
10. Utilize community resources & liaise with community members
11. Documentation - communication logs, reports, etc.
12. Teach, coach, mentor - life skills, daily activity schedules and community involvement
13. Plan and execute activities for/with clients
- Degree 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, dementia and complex behaviours
- 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, Oxygen Training 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
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Interested candidates please email resume to: Human Resources at careers@bobrumball.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. 

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Yangki Doma
Position Title:
 HR Coordinator
Company Name:
 Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)
 7801 No. 5 Sideroad
Postal Code:
 L9T 2X7
Web Address:

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