Overnight Awake Counsellor (2020-98) ID: 65271

Deadline Date: 2020/12/03

Location:  Toronto

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 Drury Program (DP), 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:
 2395 Bayview Ave.
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 including daily activity schedule
- Implement ISP/PDP goals; track & report on progress
- Promote an evidence-based, best practice approach to care
- 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.
- Teach, coach, mentor – life skills, daily activity schedules and community involvement
- Plan and execute activities for/with clients

• Developmental Services Worker (DSW) Diploma or related college degree or equivalent work acquired experience

• Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a residential setting with Consumers with developmental disabilities, mental health needs and/or dual diagnosis
• Knowledge and experience working within the deaf community and proficiency in ASL or demonstrated willingness to learn preferred
• Knowledge and experience working with clinical professionals as it relates to mental health and/or behavioural needs
• Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good judgement and critical thinker
• Advocates for and with the Individuals and deaf community at all times.
• Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
• Innovation, initiative and integrity
• Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Words, Excel, Outlook)
• 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
• Valid Ontario Full G Driver’s License and clean driving record
• French language/LSQ an asset

Job Posting #2020-98
Closing Date/Apply by:
How To Apply:
Interested candidates please email resume to: Human Resources at careers@bobrumball.org or fax to 416.449.888. PLEASE QUOTE JOB POSTING NUMBER  YOU ARE APPLYING FOR.
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 Associate
Company Name:
 Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf
 2395 Bayview Ave.
Postal Code:
 M2L 1A2
Web Address:

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