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Location: Kingston
Job Code: 21287
Status: Temporary/Contract

Date Posted: November 23, 2021

POSITION SUMMARY:

As one of Canada's most comprehensive driver rehabilitation programs SE Health’s Driver Assessment and Training provides driver rehabilitation services for people with disabilities and medical conditions.  The driving instructor will provide assessment and training for clients with physical, cognitive and psychological disabilities under the supervision of an occupational therapist.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist Occupational Therapists to conduct in car assessments and training utilizing adaptive equipment when required

  • Deliver effective driving instruction to clients with disabilities

  • Prepare vehicles with adaptive equipment requirements and sustain vehicle maintenance schedules

  • Assist clients with MTO process

  • Document behind wheel performance and communication of same to Occupational Therapists

  • Effectively respond to client needs and concerns

  • Liaise regularly and effectively with team members

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Certification as an Ontario Driving Instructor

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience as an in-vehicle instructor

  • Experience with modified vehicles and adaptive driving equipment is strongly preferred

  • Experience with senior drivers, DriveABLE or medical driving assessments is an asset.

  • MTO medical driving assessments and new drivers with learning disabilities is strongly desired.

  • A  valid Class G Ontario Driver License with an excellent driving record

  • Highly organized and motivated individual with exceptional problem solving skills

  • Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills

  • Ability and flexibility to work in a fast paced, ever changing environment

  • Understanding of the needs of the elderly and clients with disabilities

  • Knowledge of driving with disabilities would be an asset.

  • OTA, PTA, rehabilitation service worker or adult education background is an asset

About us:

SE Health is a not-for-profit social enterprise that shares its knowledge, provides the best care, and helps each client to realize their most meaningful goals for health and wellbeing. Established in 1908 by four pioneering nurses, we have worked with purpose for more than a century to bring hope and happiness, and forever impact how people live and age at home. Today, our 8,000+ team members nationwide provide care in more places and ways than ever before, bringing health to life for over 20,000 Canadians every day. SE Health is honoured to be a three-time recipient of the Canada Order of Excellence and one of Forbes’ Best Employers for 2020.

 

Saint Elizabeth is committed to the success of all its employees. If you feel you need accommodations because of illness or disability, please do not hesitate to contact Human Resources at humanresources@sehc.com at your earliest convenience.

SE Health is monitoring the global COVID-19 pandemic closely and following all public health directives, including recommendations from the World Health Organization, Government of Canada, and federal and provincial health authorities. Our top priority is the health and safety of our clients, their families and our staff.

Please note that due to the unprecedented circumstance of the Global Pandemic and the resultant public health crisis; and in the interest of the health and safety of our patients/clients, employees, and greater good of public health, SE Health requires those that wish to work for this organization to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by October 30, 2021.  Fully vaccinated means a person has received both doses of the COVID-19 vaccine and it has been 14 days since the last dose

Please apply online stephanienobes@sehc.com 

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