Group Home Counsellor

locationSt. John's - Newfoundland And Labrador (NL),

atEastern Residential Support Board Inc.

Estimated salary $30.98 - $34.58 an hour

Job Description:

The Organization

Eastern Residential Support Board Inc. is a non-profit organization. A government-authorized board of directors is responsible for the activities of the organization; the Eastern Regional Health Authority provides funding to the board.

The purpose of the board is to provide community based home-like living arrangements and supports to residents with physical and/or developmental disabilities, and to provide the required physical and human resources to foster emotional support and physical care for these residents. The board currently operates thirteen cooperative living arrangements, accommodating thirty-five residents in the St. John's Metro area.

The Opportunity

Group Home Counsellors report directly to the Residential Managers and are responsible for the implementation of resident care programs intended to foster emotional support and physical care for residents making an adjustment to community living.

The primary purpose of the position is to provide care, safety and security to individuals with developmental, psychological, psychiatric, and

physical disabilities.

The Candidate

Qualifications for the position would ordinarily be obtained through the completion of a university degree in the field of social sciences and experience working in a community based setting with individuals with disabilities. Applicants should also have a sound working knowledge of the philosophy and practices that lead to quality community living experiences.

The Rewards

Eastern Residential Support Board Inc. is a progressive employer at the forefront of community living and inclusion for individuals with disabilities. The work environment is both stimulating and rewarding.

SALARY: In accordance with the Group Homes' Master Agreement ($52,020-$57,761)
CLOSING DATE: April 19, 2021

To apply for this position please forward a resume to:

Hiring Committee
Eastern Residential Support Board Inc.
P.O. Box 8052
St. John's, NL A1B 3M7 or
[email protected]

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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