Contract Opportunities:

 

 

Rehabilitation Support Workers

 

Summary

The rehabilitation support worker’s primary function is to assist clients with achieving their optimal level of independence. Under the direction of a regulated healthcare professional, the rehabilitation support worker provides support services to clients living with the effects of an acquired brain injury, mental health issues, spinal cord injuries and/or various complex needs. Programs that may be implemented include life skills retraining, behavioural management, cognitive remediation, community reintegration, educational and vocational support.

 

Responsibilities
  • Effectively and professionally implement treatment programs under the direction of the rehabilitation team.

  • Meet with clients as specified by the treatment team and as set out in the treatment plan.

  • Implement therapy goals into the client’s everyday routines in a way which ensures the client modifies activities of daily living in a consistent, structured and routine fashion.

  • Communicate to regulated healthcare professionals regarding client's progress and intervention strategies.

  • Provide input into treatment objectives and client’s programming when requested.

  • Liaise with all members of the treatment team to ensure effective service provision and attend team meetings as scheduled.

  • Review all documentation provided by members of the treatment team.

  • Communicate with Manager on a regular basis, seeking guidance when necessary.

  • Prepare and send detailed progress notes to Manager for each client on a weekly basis, as specified.

  • Prepare and send progress reports to Manager for each client on a regular basis, or as specified.

  • Participate in ongoing training and professional development in-services.

  • Conduct self in professional and courteous manner at all times.

  • Exercise good personal time management and consistent punctuality.

  • Treat every client with dignity and respect.

 
Education & Experience
  • Relevant post-secondary education within the health or social services field.

  • Minimum four years experience in acquired brain injury and/or mental health.

  • In-depth knowledge and experience with the design, development and implementation of behavioural modification strategies and interventions.

  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Personal computer skills including familiarity with Microsoft Office software.

 
Requirements
  • Maintain up-to-date criminal reference checks including vulnerable sector screening.

  • Valid driver’s license and clear driver’s abstract.

  • Maintain certification in Non-Violent Crisis Prevention and Intervention.

  • Updated certification in CPR and First Aid

 

Contact Information

Please fax or email your resume to:

 

 

GENESIS COMMUNITY REHABILITATION, INC.
Attention: Jeff Tronetti



Fax: 905-633-9001
Email: rsw@genesiscri.com

 

 

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