Inventor

This position follows CDBRA’s principles and philosophy of Intervention to providing on-going Intervention to clients who are deafblind in their home and community environments.

Main Responsibilities

  • Provide a level of Intervention that ensures the client is successful in all aspects of daily living skills including personal hygiene, meal preparation, house cleaning, etc.

  • Record dispensed medications and maintain medical records.

  • Provide input as a team member into developing goals and objectives of the client’s program plan, and provide feedback on client progress.

  • Adhere to all health and safety requirements and make recommendations on areas requiring change.

  • Follow established procedures and protocols to ensure documents and records are completed and maintained.

Qualifications

Essential

  • High school graduation, plus some post-secondary education.

  • Demonstrated awareness of verbal and non-verbal communication.

  • Ability to deal with challenging behaviours of others.

  • Promotes a sense of self-worth in others.

  • Understanding of health and safety.

  • Ability to quickly learn new techniques, processes, etc.

  • Accepts responsibility for his/her role in a team.

  • Ability to work independently.

  • Demonstrated integrity and ethical behaviour.

Desirable

  • Graduation in a college diploma or certificate or university degree with courses related to Intervention.

  • Experience with a variety of communication techniques specific to the needs of the deafblind.

  • Knowledge of the Intervention and deafblind field.

Other

  • Able to work overtime at short notice in an emergency situation.

  • May work in a variety of settings including the client’s home.

  • Availability and flexibility to work a variety of shifts.