Job Responsibilities: Hearing Care Counsellor
Salary : $57,555 – $63,648 a year
Company: Canadian Hearing Services
Location: Remote CA
Canadian Hearing Services (CHS) has an opening for a Hearing Care Counsellor based in Belleville. Reporting to the Supervisor of Hearing Care Counselling the Hearing Care Counsellor will be responsible for providing individual counselling support and case management for eligible Hearing Care Counselling (HCC) clients (age 55 and up and hard of hearing or deaf).
This will be a permanent full-time position working Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s degree in the Social Services field (nursing with a specialization in Gerontology) along with 3-5 years’ counselling experience with the elderly. You also have proven knowledge of and experience in the hearing loss field including evaluating hearing loss utilizing audio scope and audiometer testing devices as well as providing general instruction to clients in the use care and maintenance of hearing aids and assistive listening devices.
You have excellent administrative communication and interpersonal skills including liaising and consulting with other counsellors agencies and services to promote the independence and empowerment of clients with acquired hearing loss so as to enhance daily functioning safety and social access. You have a sense of urgency and can handle a pressurized environment with the ability to manage a varied workload with competing priorities and deadlines.
Canadian Hearing Services (“CHS”) is the leading provider of services and products that enable Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians to overcome barriers to participation. It is the largest and only Accredited organization of its kind in North America. Building on its 81-year history following a remarkable and ambitious turnaround CHS is a modern progressive and professional organization well-positioned for growth both nationally and internationally. In 2021 CHS achieved Accreditation with Exemplary Standing from Accreditation Canada making it the first national organization serving Deaf and hard of hearing Canadians earn this distinction.