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Job Number:  42650
Vocational Counsellor
Job Posted: Monday, 12 March 2018
Closing Date: Wednesday, 11 April 2018
(72 days ago)
Meta Vocational Services
Region: York / Durham area Type: Full time
Location: Whitby Salary: (not entered)

This position provides support for individuals with disabilities in the development and implementation of a plan to obtain employment.

 

Roles and Responsibilities Include:

  • Assessing goals, determining job readiness, identifying barriers to employment, and developing plans to improve employability
  • Supporting and monitoring clients as they progress through their individualized plan
  • Referring clients for appropriate specialized assessments
  • Maintaining accurate case documentation and following up with clients at regular intervals to assess progress and record outcomes
  • Preparing reports
  • Liaising with community agencies, government officials, members of the public and other staff to provide information or guidance on employment related services and/or relevant social service programs
  • Prospecting new employers and maintaining good relationships with current employers to meet the employment needs of META’s clients, and META’s contractual requirements
  • Promoting agency programs and services to the community
  • Assisting with the development, delivery and evaluation of additional programs and services

Qualifications and Educational Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in social services, developmental services, or related discipline
  • Minimum of 2 years related experience supporting persons with disabilities
  • Advanced computer skills with proficiency in MS Office Suite
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both oral and written
  • Ability to multitask and work well in stressful situations with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of disabilities and job accommodation
  • Knowledge of employment-related legislation; local labour market; job search strategies; employment services; and social service agencies
  • Must have a valid Ontario drivers’ licence, consistent access to a vehicle and up-to-date vehicle insurance for frequent travel outside the office
  • Current and clear criminal record check, including vulnerable sector screening

 

How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Interested individuals may forward an application to Pauline Bennett by March 30, 2018
via email at
via fax to: 905 725 0935
in person at 15 Thickson Rd. N. Unit 6, Whitby, ON
Contact Details:
Pauline Bennett
Meta Vocational Services
15 Thickson Rd. N.
Unit 6
Whitby, ON, L1N 8W7

Tel: 905 725 0087
Fax: 905 725 0935
E-mail:
www:   www.metavocational.com


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