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Team Leader - Bob Rumball Canadian Centre of Excellence for the Deaf (BRCCED)

Apr 25, 2019
Milton, Ontario


TITLE: Residential Team Leader

POSITION STATUS: Full Time – Permanent (Union)

SCHEDULE: Monday – Friday (40hrs/week) and flexibility required as needed

REPORTS TO: Program Manager


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 coordination of activities at the Sean Lamain Home (SLH), and will work with the Program Manager and the team to ensure the highest quality of care and services for everyone we serve.


  • Lead planning and coordination of daily support approaches that are in accordance with agency mission, vision, values, strategic direction and policies with a goal of ensuring the highest quality of care
  • Ensure consistent compliance of all Ministry regulations by the team
  • Role modelling and coaching excellence in service quality
  • 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
  • Ensure team is applying appropriate behavioural management approaches at all times
  • 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 with clients
  • Flexible hours of work


  • Degree in Human Services related field 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, down syndrome, schizophrenia, obsessive compulsive disorders and complex behaviours
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Ontario Review Board orders
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience working with the aging population
  • Successful completion of intervenor training and minimum of 3 years’ experience working with deaf blind clientele
  • 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
  • Successful experience liaising with clinical professionals
  • Demonstrated leadership, creative problem solving abilities; good judgement and critical thinker
  • Excellent communication, literacy and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge and experience with report writing and data entry
  • Experience managing nutritional needs of clients
  • Innovation, initiative and integrity
  • Demonstrated experience in computer literacy (e.g. Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • Valid Ontario Full G Driver’s License and clean driving record
  • French language/LSQ an asset

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. PLEASE QUOTE JOB POSTING NUMBER YOU ARE APPLYING FOR

We thank all applicants in advance, however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.

Posting Date: April 12, 2019 Closing Date: April 25, 2019 Start Date: Immediate

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