Intervenor

Community Living Burlington - Burlington, ON (30+ days ago)

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JOB POSTING

Position Title: Intervenor

Department: Complex Care - Residential

Position Type: Non-Union, Full-Time (1), Part-time (1)

Schedule: TBD (Must be flexible to work after hours, evenings and weekends.)

Rate of Pay: $23.00/hour

Position Start Date: TBD

Application Deadline: Until filled.

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Community Living Burlington is a social service agency that provides services to individuals who have a developmental disability in a residential setting and in a day program. We are looking for an Intervenor(s) for an individual that lives in one of our homes with four roommates. This position will be classified as non-union. An Intervenor is specially trained to act as the "eyes" and "ears" of the person living in our group home. Intervenors provide information about the environment and what is happening, assists the person who is deafblind to communicate, form accurate concepts, make appropriate decisions, and anticipate coming events, assists with life skills and most importantly, assists the individual to achieve as much independence as possible. An Intervenor would support the person to achieve their personal goals and facilitate relationships, skills and roles which promote effective participation in the community.

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1-year post-secondary education
  • One to three years of related work experience
  • One to three years of related work experience supporting people who have a developmental disability
  • A certified Congenital DeafBlind Specialist (CCDBS) is considered an asset or a willingness to work towards certification
  • Current CPR/First Aid
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn techniques for providing Intervenor Services to people with deaf-blindness through total communication
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Current Police Clearance with Vulnerable Sector

Interested and qualified candidates must submit their cover letter and current resume, quoting “Intervenor 0819”.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Accommodations are available for all parts of the recruitment process. Applicants are requested to contact Human Resources and encouraged to make their accommodation needs known in advance.

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time

Salary: $23.00 /hour

Language:

  • English (Preferred)