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Driving Instructor

Location: Kingston
Job Code: 15322
Employment Status: Casual
# of openings: 1

Description

SE Health (Saint Elizabeth Health Care) is a social enterprise applying our knowledge, vision and drive to forever impact how people live and age at home, today and into the future. As a not-for-profit organization with Canadian roots and 110 years of expertise, we bring quality excellence and innovation to home care, seniors’ lifestyle and family caregiving. Through our team of 9,000 Leaders of Impact, we deliver 20,000 care exchanges daily, totaling 50 million in the last decade alone.  In 2019 we were honoured to be recognized by Forbes as one of Canada's Best Employers.

Driving Instructor - Casual Independent Contract - 6 hours a week

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

Able to provide an insured training vehicle with dual brake system

Experience with senior drivers,  MTO medical driving assessments, and new drivers with learning disabilities is strongly desired.

Experience with modified vehicles and adaptive driving equipment is preferred

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

 

SE Health 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.





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