Breton Ability Centre: Residential Counsellor III Casual Positions

  • Location: Sydney, NS
  • Deadline: May 12, 2020

Breton Ability Centre is in the process of significant transformation. We are currently seeking enthusiastic Residential Counsellor III’s for casual employment. As a member of the Resident Support and Services Team, you will play an active role in implementing a social model of support and services for individuals with disabilities.

The Residential Counsellor III provides supports and services to individuals with disabilities and their families. As a member of the multi-disciplinary team, you will provide support, advocacy, be involved in planning, implementation and evaluation of programs to assist in promoting social, educational, vocational, personal and healthy development of individuals.


1. Must have the Community Residential Worker course/Disability Support Worker Diploma or equivalent. 2. Must have excellent work and attendance record. 3. Must have excellent interpersonal communication skills. 4. Grade XII or equivalent. 5. Must be current in all mandatory education. i.e., CPR, First Aid, Emergency Plan and WHMIS. Must have or be willing to take mandatory internal training on “Low Arousal”, “Creating a Community of Learners” & “Understanding and Managing Challenging Behaviours” courses at the earliest date. 6. Must be comfortable working in a team environment and actively contributing to a multidisciplinary team. 7. Must be committed to the development of individuals with disabilities and fostering opportunities for independence for each person. 8. Must be committed to influencing change and enabling innovation and creativity. 9. Must have excellent problem-solving skills, is an excellent communicator and take the initiative to address issues and concerns with the direct Supervisor, as they arise. 10. Must be committed to continuous learning and quality improvement.

Interested applicants should submit a current resume and cover letter and attach all required documentation to show validity of requirements (i.e. CPR, First Aid, Low Arousal, CCL certificates) to:

Human Resources Assistant Breton Ability Centre 1300 Kings Road, Sydney, NS B1S 0H3 Mail to: