Residential Counsellor- Weekend (2020-09) ID: 62721

Deadline Date: 2020/03/07

Location:  Milton


TITLE: Residential Counsellor- Weekend

REPORTS TO: Program Manager

POSITION SUMMARY: 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:
 Saturday and Sunday - 8 hours per day (flexibility required as needed)
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 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
- 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 n 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
- Varying schedule including days, evenings and occasional weekends
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
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 an asset
Successful experience liaising with clinical professionals as asset
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 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 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. 

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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