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19-18 Casual Counsellor
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EMPLOYER: Pathways to Independence




COMPANY: Pathways to Independence


TYPE: Part-time



Pathways Posting:   19-18

Job Title:                   Counsellor

Type of Positions:    PTC

Area of Search:        OPEN

Wage Rate:               $25.78 per hour

Location:                  Ottawa and Area


Come join us and help to support people in living their best lives.

Pathways provides supportive housing options, day and recreation programs, psychiatric counselling and behaviour therapy, court and justice related services and short-term respite to adults with acquired brain injury/developmental disability, who may also have complex needs.  Learn more about how you can help people to live their best lives by visiting our website: www.pathwaysind.com

Pathways to Independence is hiring PTC Counsellors to provide case management and assisted living support for adults.

Under the direction of the Client Services Manager, the Counsellor plans and facilitates the implementation of flexible and responsive supports to adults living with a developmental disability in accordance with their Quality of Life plan (QLP). Working in collaboration with the person’s support team, the Counsellor guides and coaches the supported person to build personal and community living skills based on their unique interests, plans, abilities, rights and goals. The Counsellor ensures that established strategies and behaviour management programs are implemented and that the supported person’s services promote their rights, choice, self-determination and independence.

The successful candidate must have the following skills/qualifications:

  • A post-secondary diploma or degree from a human services field and specialized education, training or certification in developmental disabilities, disability studies, behaviour management, social work or psychology; (Proof of education is a condition of employment)
  • Proof of completion of an approved Pharmacology course; 
  • Current First Aid and CPR;
  • Valid G class driver’s licence.

Ideal candidates will also have experience and abilities aligned with the key responsibilities for these positions, which includes:

  • Demonstrate a person centred philosophy and commitment to agency vision, mission and guiding principles;
  • Experience working with adults with a developmental disability in a community based, group living or independent living environment;
  • Provide effective services and supports to supported persons;
  • Manage and maintain accurate client information and documentation;
  • Participate in and ensure a positive team environment.

The successful candidate must be able to perform the job duties as outlined in the job description.  All employees at Pathways will be responsible for a commitment to safety.

How to Apply:

Please quote the posting number when applying. Interested applicants are invited to submit both a cover letter and resume reflecting the specific job requirements, qualifications, and experience, to: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/33250?s=c13


We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act, personal information is collected and will only be used for the purpose of candidate selection. Pathways is committed to an inclusive, barrier-free selection process. If contacted regarding this competition, please advise Human Resources of accommodation measures you may require during our selection process. Information received relating to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially.

START DATE: 08/16/2018

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