Overnight Awake Counsellor (2019-29) ID: 58782

Deadline Date: 2019/04/25

Location: Toronto


TITLE: Overnight Awake Counsellor (2 vacancies)

POSITION STATUS: Part- Time - Permanent (Union)

SCHEDULE: Friday & Saturday: 12:00am to 8:00am (flexibility required as needed)

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 program at the Sean Lamian Home (SLH), and will work with the Program Manager 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
- 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 Ensure person-centered quality service, and achievement of program and individual service goals
- Administer medications consistent with Organization's policies & procedures
- Consistently comply with clinical and program plans Promote an evidence-based, best practice approach to care
- Ensure a clean, safe home-like environment for everyone residing in the program
- 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.
- Flexible hours of work
- Teach, coach and mentor with regards to like skills and daily activity schedules
Degree in Human Services related field 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, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorders and complex behaviours
Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario Review Board orders
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
Successful experience liaising with clinical professionals
Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good judgement and critical thinker
Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills Innovation, initiative and integrity
Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
Current SMG, CPR/First Aid, Med Admin., WHMIS and Fire Safety certification and be able to participate in all future trainings
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 416-449-2728
Please contact the above if you need accommodation at any stage of the application process. We thank all applicants in advance, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
Posting Date: April 12, 2019
Closing Date: April 25, 2019
Start Date: Immediate

Employer Contact Information

Contact Name:
 Yangki Doma
Position Title:
 HR Coordinator
Company Name:
 Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)
 2395 Bayview Ave.
Postal Code:
 M2L 1A2
Web Address:

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