Residential Counsellor Group Home

Posted on Nov 09


Toronto, ON

Personal Suitability

Initiative; Effective interpersonal skills; Flexibility; Team player; Excellent oral communication; Excellent written communication; Client focus; Judgement

Type of Community or Social Service

Education or training; Socio-economic needs or conditions (housing, nutrition, unemployment, financial assistance); Programs dealing with Autism Spectrum Disorder

Work Location Information Urban area

Ability to Supervise 5-10 people

Work Conditions and Physical Capabilities Fast-paced environment; Work under pressure

Transportation/Travel Information Valid driver's licence

Security and Safety Medical exam; Criminal record check

Target Audience

Culturally diverse groups; Persons with Acquired Brain Injury (ABI); Persons with learning disabilities; Persons with an intellectual disability; Males

Work Setting Group home

Weight Handling Up to 13.5 kg (30 lbs)

Additional Skills

Administrative and office activities; Research techniques; Housekeeping activities; Food preparation

Specific Skills

Obtain information and prepare reports or case histories; Implement life skills workshops; Appraise clients' needs or eligibility for specific services; Assess client's relevant skill strengths and development needs; Conduct follow-up assessments; Provide suicide and crisis intervention; Resolve conflict situations; Supervise activities of clients living in group homes and half-way houses; Implement behaviour management programs; Conduct individual and group counselling sessions; Assist clients/guests with special needs; Liaise with other social services agencies and health care providers involved with clients; Accompany clients to appointments and social outings

Experience 2 years to less than 3 years

Credentials (certificates, licences, memberships, courses, etc.)

CPR Certificate; Cultural Awareness Training; Non-violent Crisis Intervention (NVCI) Certificate; Behaviour management Certification; Developmental services worker¿(DSW)¿Training

Education College/CEGEP

Languages English

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