Residential Counsellor- Weekend (2020-03) ID: 62620

Deadline Date: 2020/04/24

Location:  Milton

The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) is a multi-purpose, multi-program facility that functions as a community centre for the Deaf and as a non-profit charitable provider of services for the Deaf. The organization exists to provide care and opportunities in a communication-rich environment that enhances the quality of life of those we serve. Reporting to the Program Manager, and working as part of a multi-disciplinary team, this position is responsible for the day-to-day supervision, monitoring and delivery of service. The Guelph Line program provides intensive community based support to individuals who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, require a community rich setting, and who may display complex behavioural, mental health and developmental needs.

Posting Date:
 7801 No. 5 Sideroad
Start Date:
Number of positions:
Days of work:
 Social Science, Education, Government Service and Religion
Lead and/ or participate in treatment planning, service reviews, plan of care, program planning and evaluation meetings
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 supportive, safe and predictable environment through the establishment of routines, limits and daily living skills Implement daily programming activities consistent with ISP/PDP goals, track and report on progress
Participate in activities of day to day residential care including personal hygiene routines, daily activity schedule, operational duties and administrative duties
Effective management of caseload requirements and agency reporting expectations through data collection, trend analysis, client profile maintenance and documentation
Document, track and analyze data reporting findings to the Behavioral Therapist and Program Manager Implement strategies targeted to reduce behaviour, track and report progress
Consistently comply with clinical and program plans including daily activity schedule
Administer medications consistent with Organization's policies & procedures
Promote an evidence-based, best practice approach to care
Advocate on behalf of individuals and their specific needs/goals
Work collaboratively with team and individual's service team; dedicating one's self to excellent service
Physical activities including, but not limited to, lifting, bending and prolonged standing
Diploma 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, obsessive compulsive disorders 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
Certificate as a Registered Behaviour Technician an asset
Previous ABA training and/or experience preferred
Direct knowledge and experience working with individuals diagnosed with Autism
Knowledge and/or experience using augmented communication tools
Demonstrated knowledge of DSO and developmental services sector
Successful experience liaising with clinical professionals
Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
Demonstrated creative problem solving abilities, flexibility and adaptation to change
Knowledge and experience with report writing and data entry
Experience managing nutritional needs of clients
Current Quality Assurance Measures, Safe Management, Medication Administration, and WHMIS certification and be able to actively participate in all trainings
Innovation, initiative and integrity
Valid Ontario Full G Drivers License and clean driving record
French language/LSQ an asset
TITLE: Residential Counsellor - Weekend
POSITION STATUS: Full Time - Permanent (Union)
SCHEDULE: Saturday to Wednesday- 3:00pm to 11:00pm (flexibility required as needed)
REPORTS TO: Program Manager
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Interested candidates please email resume to: Human Resources at or fax to 416.449.8881
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: January 13, 2020
Closing Date: January 24, 2020
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)
 7801 No. 5 Sideroad
Postal Code:
 L9T 2X7
Web Address:

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