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Job Number:  45913
Vocational Counsellor
Job Posted: Tuesday, 3 July 2018
Closing Date: Friday, 13 July 2018
(3 days ago)
Open Door Group
Region: Vancouver Island & Coastal areas Type: Contract - Full time
Location: Sechelt, BC Salary: $29.63/hour

Job Summary

 

Reporting to the Associate Program Director, the Vocational Counsellor – Disabilities & Addictions is responsible for providing a flexible blend of services designed to increase the employment options for job seekers.

The Vocational Counsellor – Disabilities & Addictions provides employment-related disability and addictions assessments and employment-related disability and addiction management workshops and services associated with customized employment.

 

Duties:

1. Customized Employment Services:

  • Administer and evaluate Disability Related Employment Needs Assessment and other related disability assessments.
  • Work in collaboration with Case Managers to assist participants to obtain and maintain paid and unpaid work/education, arranges for and/or coordinates resources. 
  • Coordinate services with other Open Door Group staff to ensure clients obtain the necessary skills for employment and/or job placement services.
  • Directly market program and participants to employers. Obtain paid and unpaid work placements on behalf of participants.
  • Provide work-site orientations and, when necessary, on-site training and job coaching to participants.
  • Conduct work-site evaluations and identify accommodations required to make work-sites accessible to clients
  • Review trends in marketing, career planning and the local labour market.

2. Disability & Addiction Employment Management services:

  • Develop, plan and facilitate disability and addiction employment management group and one-on-one workshops.
  • Teach participants critical work skills necessary to maintain work placements.

3.  Administration and Reporting:

  • Ensure Open Door Group participants and colleagues receive written assessments, progress reports and evaluations as required by program standards.
  • Responsible for ensuring that relevant statistical, program and student/participant reports are processed accurately, reflect the professional quality and adhere to strict deadlines.
  • Participate in annual review and development of goals and objectives for Open Door Group training programs.
  • Participate in the review and development of systems to ensure quality services are provided to Open Door Group participants, employers, and other customers.
  • Achieve monthly and annual goals and objectives and maintain acceptable standards of service quality.

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences or a relevant allied health discipline
  • Valid B.C. driver's license and use of a personal vehicle during working hours. Must be able to travel throughout the province.
  • CCDP Considered an asset

EXPERIENCE

Two years experience including vocational counselling; marketing, negotiations and sales; counselling special needs population; and working within the disability and addiction field.

 

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Knowledge of current career counselling approaches.
  • Knowledge of marketing strategies.
  • Demonstrated ability to meet the demands of a varied and large client load.
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently.
  • Demonstrated ability to maximize community and stakeholder engagement, for example, community living agencies, community agencies and other professionals who have experience and expertise in providing services to individuals with specified disabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply a person-centred, strength-based approach to service delivery.
  • Ability to demonstrate creative methods in discovering unique contributions of the person served, and how that information could be translated into a customized employment setting. 
  • Knowledge of disability and addiction issues and resources.
  • Ability to accurately maintain client files and ability to proficiently use Microsoft Office programs. 
  • Ability to relate to a diverse range of people.
How to Apply:
Please mention you saw this posting on WorkInNonProfits.ca.
Open Door Group values diversity and is committed to providing an inclusive work environment. We are looking for qualified individuals who represent, at all job levels, the diversity of the people we serve and encourage applications from Indigenous peoples, individuals of all genders and sexual orientation, origin and ethnic affiliations, disability, age, and religion.

We strive to ensure an accessible experience for candidates. If you require an alternative method to submit your application, please email us at or contact us toll-free at 1 866 377 3670 and ask to speak with an HR representative.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Thank you for your interest in joining the Open Door Group team!
Contact Details:
Open Door Group
30th East 6th Ave
Vancouver , BC, V5T1J4

Tel: 250 434 9441
E-mail:
www:   opendoorgroup.bamboohr.com/jobs/view.php?id=53


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