Submission Number: 357
Submission ID: 13993
Submission UUID: 8a44f6ad-b543-45f6-bd1f-0b2152b6476b

Created: Mon, 07/26/2021 - 15:56
Completed: Mon, 07/26/2021 - 16:00
Changed: Thu, 07/29/2021 - 07:57

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Submitted by: Anonymous
Language: English

Is draft: No
Company Information
Company Name: Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf

Job Information
Job Title: Overnight Awake Counsellor 
Job Type: Part-time
Start Date: ASAP

Job Description:

TITLE:                            Overnight Awake Counsellor

POSITION STATUS:    Part-Time - Permanent (Union)

SCHEDULE:                 Thursday – 11pm-7am, Friday 11pm-8am (some
flexibility required)

REPORTS TO:               Program Manager


The Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED) is a
provincial leader in the Deaf community. Our mission is to provide care and
opportunities in a communication-rich environment that enhances the quality
of life of those we serve. We are a highly motivated, collaborative team on a
mission to improve the quality of life for those we serve.
We take a person centered approach that aims to support and make a positive
difference in the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community. Our perks include but
not limited to robust benefits program (for eligible employees), access to
sign language classes, employee rewards & recognition program, comprehensive
training and development, internal progression, and an opportunity to give
back to the 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 Anne
Penney Program (APP) 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.


•	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 &
•	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
•	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 life skills and daily activity

•	DSW Diploma or related college degree or equivalent work acquired
•	Minimum 2 years’ experience working in a residential setting with
Consumers with developmental disabilities, mental health needs and/or dual
•	Knowledge and experience working within the deaf community and fluency in
•	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)
•	Valid Ontario Full Driver’s License and clean driving record
•	French language/LSQ an asset

Resume Information
Applicants should submit the following:: Resume, Cover Letter
Degree levels accepted:: Associate, Bachelor, Graduate

Application Information
Apply online at::
Email application materials to::
Additional Instructions:
Interested candidates please email resume to: Human Resources at or fax to 855.492.1612
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: July 26, 2021		Closing Date: August 9, 2021		Start Date: Immediately